Library facilities will be closed until further notice, but see Teaching and Learning Continuity for help with remote instruction and learning.

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Makers Lab

UCSF 3D Printed Face Shield Project

This webpage provides information about the UCSF face shield project. The most current face shield model is provided below, as well as a background, production workflow, and more

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Education and Research

Access to Research Resources during COVID-19

Remote online access to reliable scholarly research is essential during the Coronavirus crisis, and many publishers are responding by lifting access restrictions to some or all of their

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Scholarly Communication

PLOS Publishing Agreement Goes Live

In February, the University of California announced that it had signed an agreement with the open access publisher, PLOS, to make it easier and more affordable for UC

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Learning Tech

Poll Everywhere is now available

UCSF now provides a campus-wide license for Poll Everywhere. All faculty, staff and students have access to the web-based audience response system that supports interactive instruction and real-time

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Data Science Initiative

Online Data Science Training Resources

We are here to help! The Library’s Data Science Initiative (DSI) team is working hard to provide more online training opportunities and individual consultations to best support your

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Makers Lab

Addressing COVID-19 with the Maker Community

Looking for the Poll Everywhere article? Link to: Poll Everywhere is Now Available As part of UCSF efforts to limit the potential of COVID-19 spreading within our local

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Library Services

UCSF Library Facilities Closed

Due to COVID-19, access to all UCSF Library facilities will be closed until further notice. Collections and essential services will be available remotely. Getting help The library will

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Education and Research

Keeping up with COVID-19

Keeping up with developments on scientific information about this evolving crisis is challenging. Here are some recommended sources. LitCovid LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific

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Library Services

Limited Access at Parnassus Library

Starting March 12, 2020, access to the Kalmanovitz Library on the Parnassus campus will be limited in response to UCSF initiatives and actions to prevent COVID-19 exposure. All

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Makers Lab

Meet the Maker – Dr. Barbie Klein

This week’s maker is Dr. Klein, Assistant Professor in Anatomy. We caught up with Dr. Klein in between class to see what she has been working on in

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Education and Research

RefWorks subscription ending June 2020

UCSF Library plans to end our subscription to RefWorks on 30 June 2020. Why is this happening? UCSF Library has a long-standing subscription to RefWorks. In the last two years we

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Learning Tech

Enhance your videos with Media@UCSF

Sharing video and audio content with learners in the CLE has never been easier. Media@UCSF is an online multimedia hosting platform that is fully integrated with the CLE,

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Learning Tech

Turnitin Self-Check Site for Researchers

We are pleased to announce a new Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE) site designed to help researchers to self-check their work with Turnitin!  What is Turnitin? Turnitin is a plagiarism

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Makers Lab

Meet the Maker – Angelo Pelonero

This week’s maker is Angelo Pelonero, Bioinformatician at The Gladstone Institutes. We caught up with Angelo after the new year to check out one of the projects he

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Scholarly Communication

Open Access Publishing Deals with PLOS and JMIR

The University of California recently signed two new publishing agreements with the open access publishers PLOS and JMIR Publications. These agreements will make it easier and more affordable

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Makers Lab

Introducing the Makers Lab Project Repository

Many of the resources that we use in the Makers Lab to make, discover, and teach come from free, open source software and repositories. In continuing with the

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Industry Documents Library

15 Million Industry Documents and Counting!

UCSF’s Industry Documents Library (IDL) celebrated a major achievement in January 2020 when we added the 15 millionth document to our collections. IDL has been growing steadily ever