News from the Library

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Collections

Bound Journals Update

The UCSF Library’s Archives and Special Collections has been rapidly acquiring rare ephemera and archival materials in order to preserve the significant contributions UCSF has made to the

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Scholarly Communication

Flipping Journals to Open Access – Resources for UCSF

Last August, the UCSF Library and the Academic Senate organized a roundtable for journal editors to talk about considerations for transitioning subscription journals to an open access (OA)

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Makers Lab

Meet the Maker – Manabu Manandhar

This week’s maker is 4th year student in the UCSF School of Dentistry, Manabu Manandhar. We caught up with Manabu after the winter break to learn more about

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Makers Lab

Makers Lab Mobile 3D Printing Service

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

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Makers Lab

Meet the Maker – Aira Lipson

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

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Archives and Special Collections

Digitization and Metadata Intern

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

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Learning Tech

The CLE update for January 2019 is here!

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

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Education and Research

Navigating the Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database

The Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database is a new database available to the UCSF community. It is a great database for finding evidence-based practice resources. Upon reviewing this

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Data Science Initiative

Open Science at UCSF

In celebration of OpenCon, the international open science conference being held this week in Toronto, the UCSF Library is reflecting on all things open science. What is open

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Makers Lab

Maker Faire Staff Trip

My son and I were excited to leave our misty, cool, fogged-in-paradise, known as the Sunset District for the potentially sweltering heat and direct sunlight of San Mateo.

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Data Science Initiative

Library Conversations: Karla Lindquist

October is National Medical Library Month and this year the UCSF Library is celebrating with a series called Library Conversations. Communications Manager, Kemi Amin, sat down with four

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Archives and Special Collections

Archives Intern for AIDS History

The San Francisco Bay Area’s Response to the AIDS Epidemic: Digitizing, Reuniting and Providing Universal Access to Historical AIDS Records. The Archives Intern for AIDS History will be

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Scholarly Communication

Open Access Week 2018: Oct 22 – Nov 2

Join the UCSF Library as we participate in 2018 International Open Access Week! Open access (OA) is the free, immediate, online access to the published results of scholarly research and the right