Meet the Maker – Wes Cayabyab

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This week’s maker is Kanbar Simulation Center Technician, Wes Cayabyab. We caught up with Wes to see what he has been making for health science simulation. Q: What did you make? I made silicone suturing pads. Q: Why did you want to make it? I made them for me initially, because I got sick of getting sick from salmonella after practicing my suturing with raw chicken. There were also a number of other students who … Read more

Elsevier Access Suspended


The University of California has been out of contract with Elsevier since January, but until now the publisher continued to allow access to 2019 articles via ScienceDirect. As of Wednesday, July 10, UC’s direct access to new Elsevier articles has been discontinued. What is affected: Members of the UC community no longer have direct access to: 2019 articles in all Elsevier journals Older articles in certain journals (download the list) What is not affected: Articles … Read more

UCSF Library Launches New Fossil Fuel Industry Documents Archive

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More than 1,000 internal documents from the fossil fuel industry illustrating strategies to cast doubt on climate science and delay policy action are now available for public research in UCSF’s Industry Documents Library. The documents, which were collected over two decades by the Climate Investigations Center, include internal memos, reports, correspondence and scientific studies from major fossil fuel corporations and related organizations which detail the industry’s research and reaction to anthropogenic climate change beginning in … Read more