News with Tag: faculty

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Makers Lab

Funding the Next Generation of Makers at UCSF

Since opening in April 2016, the Makers Lab has supported over 3,000 UCSF students, staff, postdocs, and faculty. We have clocked over 2,000 hours on the 3D printers, held over

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Education and Research

National Library Week

Celebrate with Us! UCSF is celebrating National Library Week by hosting a traveling pop-up table every day this week. We are promoting our services and resources, and best of all,

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Education and Research

Open Access Discovery: Unpaywall.org

What is it? Unpaywall is a web browser extension that scours the internet for a free, legal, and full-text version of that pesky paper you thought you couldn’t access. The

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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 date mentioned

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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 subscribes to

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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 transitioned to

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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 cites articles,

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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. I have

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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 at a

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Technology

The New Way to Reserve Equipment

At long last, our equipment reservation calendar is online and available to users. The days of emailing or calling Tech Commons staff to check on equipment availability are over (we

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Scholarly Communications

Open Access Funding Opportunity for All UCSF Faculty

The UCSF Academic Senate voted to double the amount of funds available in the Open Access Publishing Fund in 2017. The Fund is made possible through a generous yearly gift