News from the Library

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Library Services

Introducing the New Online Library Help Center

Why a new Help Center? Here at the UCSF Library, our goal is to make help simple and human-centered. That’s why we’re excited to introduce the new and

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Makers Lab

Meet the Maker – Karsyn Bailey

This week’s maker is UCSF MD-PhD student, Karsyn Bailey. We caught up with Karsyn in between her research to see what she has been making in the Makers

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Scholarly Communication

Open Access to UCSF Theses & Dissertations

By Liz Silva, Graduate Division, and Anneliese Taylor, LibraryPhoto by Will van Wingerden on Unsplash For years, UCSF has been at the forefront of the open science and

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Education and Research

New Research Analytics Tool – Dimensions

By Kristin Dolan, Research Development Office, and Anneliese Taylor, Library Would you like to know how your research program productivity stacks up against other investigators’ outside of UCSF?

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Makers Lab

Meet the Maker – Rick Rodgers

This week’s maker is Clinical Professor of Laboratory Medicine in the UCSF School of Medicine, Rick “Channing” Rodgers. We caught up with Rick during one of his 3D printing reservations to take a closer look at some of the mathematical art prints he’s been making.

Q: What did you make?

I made three initial experimental prints:  Borromean hairpins, a trefoil knot designed by a friend and colleague, and a three-way Trammel of Archimedes.

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Archives and Special Collections

Call for Proposals: AIDS Symposium – Deadline Extended

NOTE: Deadline has been extended to June 17, 2019. Memory Lives On: Documenting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic is an interdisciplinary symposium exploring and reflecting on topics related to archives

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Makers Lab

3D Printing Delivering Cost-Savings for UCSF 

3D printing offers solutions to any number of challenges faced across many disciplines and industries. While many people initially come to the Makers Lab to learn the basics

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Makers Lab

Meet the Maker – Arit Harvanko

This week’s maker is UCSF Post-Doctoral Scholar and Makers Lab Volunteer Staff, Arit Harvanko. We caught up with Arit during one of his shifts in the Makers Lab

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Makers Lab

Meet the Maker – Vivian Zhou

This week’s maker is 2nd year student in the UCSF School of Medicine, Vivian Zhou. We caught up with Vivian in between her busy schedule to learn about

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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