What’s Happening in the Makers Lab?

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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 next level! Here are a few updates to kick off 2018. <h2>New Tech</h2> <img width=”800″ height=”600″ src=”https://www.library.ucsf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/scanner.png” alt=”3D Scanner” srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.library.ucsf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/scanner.png?w=800&amp;ssl=1 800w, https://i0.wp.com/www.library.ucsf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/scanner.png?resize=480%2C360&amp;ssl=1 480w, https://i0.wp.com/www.library.ucsf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/scanner.png?resize=768%2C576&amp;ssl=1 768w” sizes=”(max-width: 800px) 100vw, 800px” /> We love the <a href=”https://ucsflibrary.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/115005255027-Matter-Form-3D-Scanner” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Matter &amp; Form 3D scanner</a>, but many UCSF makers … Read more

What can Git, Github, and automated testing tools offer Researchers, Librarians, and University Staff?

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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 research organization, this might resonate with you. When researchers chose a major or enrolled in graduate school, they generally didn’t realize they were also committed to learning Python, R, SQL, Unix, databases, and visualization tools. In response to this growing need, the USCF Library has … Read more