Chris Shaffer
Chris Shaffer
Chris is an open science advocate and serves as University Librarian and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Information Management. Contact him to discuss the vision, strategic plan, and services of the UCSF Library.

UCSF Library Facilities Closed

Due to COVID-19, access to all UCSF Library facilities will be closed until further notice. Collections and essential services will be available remotely.

Getting help

The library will continue to offer services and support, so you can continue with your study and work.

Teaching and Learning Continuity
If routine academic functions are disrupted due to campus closures, it may be necessary to teach and learn remotely. There is a range of support and tools to help you connect, so that work and learning can continue uninterrupted.

Help Center
Find answers to many common questions here, and contact us for more assistance as needed.

Ask an Expert
Get an overview of information and services based on your field or area of interest. In many cases, you can also schedule a Zoom consultation with someone who can help.

Consumer Health
This guide offers health information resources for patients, family members, and the public.

If you have any questions, please contact us.