Library facilities are open to those with UCSF ID, though selected spaces remain closed with services available remotely. See timeline for reopening.

Publish Open Access with ACM, Microbiology Society, and NAR

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We’re pleased to announce three new publisher agreements that went into effect recently that make publishing open access more affordable for UCSF corresponding authors. Wide dissemination of UC authorship through open access publishing is a core goal for transitioning library-publisher agreements outlined by UC faculty, libraries, and administration. Two of these agreements are with society publishers — the Association for Computing Machinery and the Microbiology Society — and the third is for articles in Nucleic … Read more

Meet the Maker – Valerie Stevens


This week’s maker is Valerie Stevens, a Study Coordinator at the Proctor Foundation. We caught up with Valerie to learn more about the project she has been working on in the Makers Lab. Q: What did you make?  I 3D printed and built CellScopes. They are smartphone attachments that augment the phone’s built-in camera using a macro lens and LEDs. They allow the user to take high-quality images of the cornea in field settings.  Q: … Read more