Makers Lab Mobile 3D Printing Service

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The UCSF Makers Lab has been open to the UCSF community for over two years. During this time we have explored numerous applications for “making” in the health sciences. Examples include integrating 3D printing technology in anatomy education, research, and patient care. But did you know you can check out equipment from the Makers Lab like you would check out a book from the UCSF Library? Makers Lab staff spent the Fall 2018 quarter piloting … Read more

Meet the Maker – Aira Lipson

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This month’s featured maker is UCSF Library staff member Aira Lipson. You may have seen Aira either staffing the Makers Lab or offering information assistance at the Parnassus Library’s main service desk. Q: What did you make? A: Felt flowers & succulents Q: Why did you want to make them? A: It kind of started as something fun to do with my hands. I wanted to do something that combined fabric & sewing that was … Read more

Digitization and Metadata Intern

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The Digitization and Metadata Intern will assist the UCSF Archives & Special Collections staff with various work to digitize, describe, and publish collections materials online through Calisphere.org. Intern will be supervised and assisted by Digital Archivist. Potential projects include: Carrying out patron-digitization requests, scanning items, delivering files to patrons. Uploading items into Nuxeo Digital Asset Management System, providing metadata for items, and facilitating publishing of items online in collaboration with California Digital Library team. Completing … Read more

The CLE update for January 2019 is here!

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Throughout the year we apply updates to the CLE that bring new features and capabilities. On the morning of Wednesday, January 2nd, the CLE received an update. Help documents and links provided below offer details on the most notable changes! Capture is a new tool that allows users to record videos with the following options: Record your screen Create a voice over Include webcam footage Utilize the web-based editor Share privately or publicly Note: The … Read more

February Update: Possible Impact of the UC Journal Negotiations with Elsevier

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FEBRUARY 2019 UPDATE: The University of California and Elsevier have agreed to continue good-faith discussions for the time being. For now, access is expected to continue. Should we learn of any changes to access at UC, we will notify our community. JANUARY 2019 UPDATE: On December 21, 2018, the University of California (UC) and Elsevier agreed to extend the UC’s access to Elsevier journals through January 31, 2019, in a good-faith effort to conclude negotiations by this … Read more