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News by Author: Joanna Kang

Archives and Special Collections

Library Conversations: Charlie Macquarie

October is Archives Month and this year the UCSF Library is celebrating with an entry of the Library Conversations series. We sat down with two Library staff members to discuss

Makers Lab

3d Printed Microscope

Dr. Emilio Ramos, a Resident Physician at UCSF visited the Makers Lab yesterday for his first 3d print using the Taz 5. Dr. Ramos printed a microscope that can be

Prosthetic Hand pop-up
Makers Lab

Prosthetic Hand Assembly Pop-up

It was really encouraging to see such a great turn out at today’s Prosthetic Hand Assembly Pop-up.  The attendees includes residents, staff, students and even certified prosthetists.  With so many enthusiastic

button making
Makers Lab

Staff Development Opportunity

The staff from the Orthopedics Surgery Department came to visit the Makers Lab yesterday.  They were so inspired by what they had learned about 3D printing technology and DIY programmable

jewelry making
Makers Lab

Jewelry Making Pop-up

Everyone who attended the Jewelry Pop-up on Aug. 30th had a great time! Although none of the attendees had any previous jewelry making experience, they went home with earrings of their

3D Printed Thermotaxis Platform
Makers Lab

3D Printed Thermotaxis Platform

Kirby Leo, summer volunteer in Dr. Noelle L’Etoile’s research lab in the Dept. of Cell & Tissue Biology, 3D printed a Thermotaxis Platform she had designed using Blender. <figure> <img width=”403″

some makers tools
Makers Lab

We’re excited….

To all you Makers out there. We had our final planning meeting before we open the UCSF Library Makers Lab at 2 PM on April 4, 2016. We are nervous

circuit board
Makers Lab

We’re changing hours beginning on April 25, 2016

In our “always on” attempts to engage makers, and would-be makers of the UCSF community we are changing our hours! Our current hours of 2-6 PM Monday, Wednesday and Friday will

new sign for MakersLab
Makers Lab

Creating a 3D Printed sign for the Makers Lab

We wanted to create our own sign for the Makers Lab rather than have it commercially made. The newly installed sign (pictured) was  printed entirely in the lab using our

Prosthetic Hand
Makers Lab

Printing Prosthetic Hands to Support a Worthy Cause

Ever since 3D printers were made available in the Library, I’ve wanted to join eNABLE, a volunteer organization, and help support their efforts to make prosthetic hands for those in need.   I

test tube container
Makers Lab

Prototyping for Ophthalmology Research

Have you ever wished that you had the perfect tool for your research needs? Well, you are not alone. Now you can create your own lab accessories right here in our

Kristian Ongoco
Makers Lab

You can customize your events swag!

Are you organizing an upcoming event?  Want to identify your team or make promo items for attendees? Try our button maker! Kristian Ongoco from Community Relations made buttons for this weekend’s

Makers Lab

Specialty 3D Printing Filaments

Your 3D printed objects do not have to be limited to using ABS (LEGO plastic) or PLA (corn starch based) filaments. We also have specialty filaments available in bronze, stainless steel,

The Noisebridge lab
Makers Lab

UCSF Makers Lab Visits Noisebridge

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