News from the Library

UCSF Archives WWI Exhibit - Base Hospital No. 30 nurses
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

Flyer for Pi Day
Makers Lab

Pi Day at the Library!

The UCSF Library’s Data Science Initiative and the Makers Lab partnered to celebrate Pi Day on March 14 with the UCSF community. The 90-minute event showcased how the

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Scholarly Communications

UCSF Commits to Make All Journals Freely Accessible

San Francisco, CA – Today faculty, administration, and library leaders from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) took a major step towards the goal of making all scholarly literature freely

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Library Services

Library Extended Hours During March Finals

The Parnassus Library has extended hours during the March finals.  We will be staying open until 12midnight on the following dates: Monday, March 13 – Thursday, March 16:  7:45am – 12:00am

Makers Lab

3d Printed Microscope

Dr. Emilio Ramos, a Resident Physician at UCSF visited the Makers Lab yesterday for his first 3d print using the Taz 5. Dr. Ramos printed a microscope that

Makers Lab

Prosthetic Hand Assembly Pop-up

It was really encouraging to see such a great turn out at today’s Prosthetic Hand Assembly Pop-up.  The attendees includes residents, staff, students and even certified prosthetists.  With so

Makers Lab

Staff Development Opportunity

The staff from the Orthopedics Surgery Department came to visit the Makers Lab yesterday.  They were so inspired by what they had learned about 3D printing technology and

Makers Lab

Jewelry Making Pop-up

Everyone who attended the Jewelry Pop-up on Aug. 30th had a great time! Although none of the attendees had any previous jewelry making experience, they went home with earrings

3D Printed Thermotaxis Platform
Makers Lab

3D Printed Thermotaxis Platform

Kirby Leo, summer volunteer in Dr. Noelle L’Etoile’s research lab in the Dept. of Cell & Tissue Biology, 3D printed a Thermotaxis Platform she had designed using Blender. <figure>

some makers tools
Makers Lab

We’re excited….

To all you Makers out there. We had our final planning meeting before we open the UCSF Library Makers Lab at 2 PM on April 4, 2016. We

new sign for MakersLab
Makers Lab

Creating a 3D Printed sign for the Makers Lab

We wanted to create our own sign for the Makers Lab rather than have it commercially made. The newly installed sign (pictured) was  printed entirely in the lab

Makers Lab

Printing Prosthetic Hands to Support a Worthy Cause

Ever since 3D printers were made available in the Library, I’ve wanted to join eNABLE, a volunteer organization, and help support their efforts to make prosthetic hands for those in

test tube container
Makers Lab

Prototyping for Ophthalmology Research

Have you ever wished that you had the perfect tool for your research needs? Well, you are not alone. Now you can create your own lab accessories right here