News from the Library

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Archives and Special Collections

Digital Processing and Implementation Intern

The Digital Processing and Implementation Intern will assist the UCSF Digital Archivist with various aspects of the Digital Archives program as they are implemented and brought online for

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Collections

Print Journal Cancellations

Over the past 15 years, the UCSF Library has steadily reduced our print journal holdings as online access has become the preferred method of reading medical literature. We

Makers Lab

Summer Internship Showcase

It has been a busy summer for the Makers Lab! From launching our crowdfunding campaign to supporting the development of the upcoming Introduction to 3D Printing for Health

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Makers Lab

Funding the Next Generation of Makers at UCSF

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,

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Library Services

UCSF now has trial access to DynaMed Plus

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

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Library Services

Library Launches Texting Service

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

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Makers Lab

3D Print the Ultimate Business Card

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

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Industry Documents Library

UCSF Chemical Industry Documents Archive Expands

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

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Education and Research

National Library Week

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

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Education and Research

Open Access Discovery: Unpaywall.org

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

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Education and Research

Update to the New RefWorks

“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

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Education and Research

Fair Use Week 2018 – Events and Resources

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

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Education and Research

Favorite UCSF Databases for Education Topics!

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

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Education and Research

MeSH Changes for 2018

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

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Education and Research

Faculty of 1000…but wait, there’s more!

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