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Library Services

UCSF now has trial access to DynaMed Plus

UC Health, with the assistance of the California Digital Library, has begun a two year trial to DynaMed Plus for all of the UC campuses. DynaMed Plus is a clinical reference tool

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Library Services

Library Launches Texting Service

See Something? Text Something. The Library has just launched a security texting service for UCSF students, faculty, postdocs and staff. This service is for the UCSF community to discreetly notify

Web Services

New Search Tool on the Library Website

The UCSF Library has launched a new search tool on its website.  Now users can experience: a simpler starting point better interdisciplinary searches a unified interface Start Searching Standout Features Search Filters Filters

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Collections

VisualDx Trial Now Available

The UCSF Library is happy to announce that we have set up a short-term trial to VisualDx from now through January 15, 2018. Best known for its extensive image library,

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Library Services

Expanding Library Access: Responding to our students

From Dan Lowenstein, Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost As a UCSF alum, faculty member, physician, and now its EVCP, my experience with the Library comes from many perspectives. I have

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In The Field

UCSF Library Presence at Sharecase 2017

Sharecase 2017 is this Thursday and the Library will have a major presence this year. The Library’s Makers Lab, Academic Information Systems, Learning Technology Group, and Data Science Initiative (DSI) will all be exhibiting

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Scholarly Communications

Open Access Week 2017: Oct 23 – 29

Join the UCSF Library as we participate in this year’s International Open Access Week! Open access (OA) is the free, immediate, online access to the published results of scholarly research and the right to

Library Services

Access Restored

Good news! Access to all affected resources, including Nature, BMC and Palgrave, has been restored. Thank you for your patience. We’re experiencing problems accessing some of our resources, including Nature,

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Assessment

What You Said About Library Spaces

In May 2017 the Library launched a survey campaign to learn how people use the physical spaces in the Parnassus Library. We distributed the paper survey throughout the Library for two

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Archives and Special Collections

SFGH 1930s Photograph Collection on Calisphere

This is a guest post by Griffin Burgess, ZSFG Archivist. The Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital Archives has its first collection available as part of UCSF’s digital collections on Calisphere!

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Scholarly Communications

Open Access Publishing Discounts

Did you know that UCSF provides authors discounts on publishing open access articles and books with several publishers? Through the University of California’s institutional subscriptions and membership programs, all UCSF

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Scholarly Communications

oaFindr Helps you Find Open Access Articles

UCSF has purchased a trial subscription to the oaFindr database, an open access article discovery platform. oaFindr crawls scholarly databases and the web for full-text, peer-reviewed open access articles that

Go Beyond the Basics with the New Advanced Techniques in the CLE Course!
Technology

Beyond Basics with Advanced Techniques in the CLE

We are pleased to announce a new online workshop designed to teach you the advanced features of the Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE)! This online training is self-paced and covers the

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Archives and Special Collections

UCSF Archives $315,000 to digitize AIDS archives

San Francisco, CA – The Archives and Special Collections department of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Library, in collaboration with the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) and the

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Archives and Special Collections

WWI Exhibit Opening This Week

Save the date for the upcoming UCSF Archives exhibit: a Centennial Commemoration of WWI featuring UCSF’s role in the Great War, April 12, 2017 – April 2018 on the main