News from the Library

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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

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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.

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Makers Lab

Stories from the Makers Lab: A Proof of Concept

When the Makers Lab opened in April 2016, we were eager to explore 3D printing applications for UCSF. We soon learned there are countless applications for this technology

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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

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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

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,

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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

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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

Makers Lab

Stories from the Makers Lab

The Makers Lab has been open for just over a year and we have already seen the UCSF community work on some incredibly innovative projects. Students, faculty, staff,

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Makers Lab

Makers Lab Now Open 5 Days a Week!

Have you heard the news? The Makers Lab is now open 5 days a week, Monday – Friday, 10am-6pm! Why are we expanding Makers Lab hours? To meet

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Makers Lab

UCSF – Meet the Form 2 3D Printer!

We have seen hundreds of successful 3D prints using the Ultimaker 2 and Lulzbot Taz 5 3D printers since opening the Makers Lab in April 2016. During this

Open Access Publishing Discount
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,

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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

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

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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)