Today in the Makers Lab, the San Francisco Health Investigators, a group of high school interns led by Dr. Ben Koo and Dr. Jenna Bernard from the Science & Health Education Partnership, proto-typed buttons for their health messaging campaign. The students designed buttons on topics such as Zika Virus, the importance of immunization, and birth defects […]
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UCSF Library makers went on a field trip to the Noisebridge makerspace last week, and to say we had a good time is an understatement! What is Noisebridge? It is a community hackerspace/makerspace in San Francisco’s Mission District and is an educational non-profit. When you first walk in to Noisebridge, it may look a little […]
At long last, our equipment reservation calendar is online and available to users. The days of emailing or calling Tech Commons staff to check on equipment availability are over (we know, we’ll miss it too)! With just a few clicks, you can view an online calendar, and then reserve equipment for pick up in our […]
What can be more apropos than a book binding pop-up in our Library. Registration was filled to capacity shortly after we announced the date. We saw many beautiful book cover designs today and it never seizes to amaze us how much creativity and enthusiasm our participants bring to the Makers Lab.
The UCSF Academic Senate voted to double the amount of funds available in the Open Access Publishing Fund in 2017. The Fund is made possible through a generous yearly gift from Chancellor Sam Hawgood to the Academic Senate. The UCSF Library oversees the management and implementation of the Fund. In 2015 and 2016 during the […]