Since opening in April 2016, the Makers Lab has supported over 3,000 UCSF students, staff, postdocs, and faculty. We have clocked over 2,000 hours on the 3D printers, held over
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UC Health, with the assistance of the California Digital Library, has begun a two year trial to DynaMed Plus for all of the UC campuses. DynaMed Plus is a clinical reference tool
See Something? Text Something. The Library has just launched a security texting service for UCSF students, faculty, postdocs and staff. This service is for the UCSF community to discreetly notify
This is a guest post by David Wu, MD-PhD Candidate, UCSF Medical Scientist Training Program. Hey! If this is what you’re here to learn about… You’re in the right place!
Here at the Makers Lab, we’re always excited to see how we can apply 3D printing and related technologies to the various health science projects coming into the space. Last November,
OK, here is the situation. You have a Word document with a nice list of references at the end. You want to add those reference to your reference manager (programs
Addition of Monsanto Papers and Agrichemical Industry Documents The UCSF Industry Documents Library (IDL) is pleased to announce the addition of two new collections to our Chemical Industry Documents Archive.
Celebrate with Us! UCSF is celebrating National Library Week by hosting a traveling pop-up table every day this week. We are promoting our services and resources, and best of all,
What is it? Unpaywall is a web browser extension that scours the internet for a free, legal, and full-text version of that pesky paper you thought you couldn’t access. The
“Legacy” RefWorks will be retired soon. RefWorks said retirement would be January 2018 “at the latest.” Legacy RefWorks (tried it 3/5/18). However, just because there is no end date mentioned
Welcome to fair use week 2018! Fair Use Week celebrates its fifth anniversary this year, from Monday, February 26th to Friday, March 2nd, so check out some of the cool
Many of us use Pubmed on a daily bases, but what if your research extends beyond the health sciences and into another discipline? Did you know that UCSF subscribes to
Medical Subject Headings The MeSH thesaurus is used to index the articles that appear in PubMed. Each year, new terms are added, and older terms are retired or transitioned to
The famous infomercial line fits F1000 pretty well. F1000 is a three-part online platform which: F1000 Prime provides article recommendations based on user interests. F1000 Workspace stores, organizes and cites articles,
The UCSF Library has launched a new search tool on its website. Now users can experience: a simpler starting point better interdisciplinary searches a unified interface Start Searching Standout Features Search Filters Filters
School is back in session and there are a number of new things happening in the Makers Lab to help unleash your creativity and take your maker project to the
What can Git, Github, and automated testing tools offer Researchers, Librarians, and University Staff?
There’s been a common refrain lately at University tech conferences: “a lot of researchers didn’t realize they were going to have to become programmers.” If you work at a university or
By Thienthy Nguyen, Jenny Tai, Dylan Romero, and Dr. Alexis Dang 3D printing has been rapidly gaining traction outside of industrial use, consequently becoming more accessible for the common consumer.