News from the Library

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Education and Research

Update to the New RefWorks

“Legacy” RefWorks will be retired soon. RefWorks said retirement would be January 2018 “at the latest.” Legacy RefWorks (tried it 3/5/18). However, just because there is no end

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Education and Research

Fair Use Week 2018 – Events and Resources

Welcome to fair use week 2018!​ Fair Use Week celebrates its fifth anniversary this year, from Monday, February 26th to Friday, March 2nd, so check out some of

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Education and Research

Favorite UCSF Databases for Education Topics!

Many of us use Pubmed on a daily bases, but what if your research extends beyond the health sciences and into another discipline?  Did you know that UCSF

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Education and Research

MeSH Changes for 2018

Medical Subject Headings The MeSH thesaurus is used to index the articles that appear in PubMed. Each year, new terms are added, and older terms are retired or

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Education and Research

Faculty of 1000…but wait, there’s more!

The famous infomercial line fits F1000 pretty well. F1000 is a three-part online platform which: F1000 Prime provides article recommendations based on user interests. F1000 Workspace stores, organizes and

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

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Makers Lab

What’s Happening in the Makers Lab?

School is back in session and there are a number of new things happening in the Makers Lab to help unleash your creativity and take your maker project

Makers Lab

Closing the Loop On 3D Printing

By Thienthy Nguyen, Jenny Tai, Dylan Romero, and Dr. Alexis Dang 3D printing has been rapidly gaining traction outside of industrial use, consequently becoming more accessible for the

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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