UCSF Library Presence at Sharecase 2017

Sharecase crowd

Sharecase 2017 is this Thursday and the Library will have a major presence this year. The Library’s Makers Lab, Academic Information Systems, Learning Technology Group, and Data Science Initiative (DSI) will all be exhibiting and/or presenting. To kickoff the conference our very own University Librarian Chris Shaffer will be delivering the morning keynote! With all of this participation and excitement, the one question you might ask is. . . What exactly is Sharecase?  Launched in 2012, Sharecase is an event hosted by the the … Read more

Open Access Week 2017: Oct 23 – 29

open access people

Join the UCSF Library as we participate in this year’s International Open Access Week! Open access (OA) is the free, immediate, online access to the published results of scholarly research and the right to use, share and re-use those results. This year’s OA Week theme, “Open in order to…” is an invitation to answer the question of what concrete benefits can be realized by making scholarly outputs openly available.  “Open in order to…” serves as a prompt to move beyond talking about openness in itself and … Read more