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News in Category: Education and Research

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Access to Research Resources during COVID-19

Remote online access to reliable scholarly research is essential during the Coronavirus crisis, and many publishers are responding by lifting access restrictions to some or all of their content. These

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Keeping up with COVID-19

Keeping up with developments on scientific information about this evolving crisis is challenging. Here are some recommended sources. LitCovid LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about

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Education and Research

RefWorks subscription ending June 2020

UCSF Library plans to end our subscription to RefWorks on 30 June 2020. Why is this happening? UCSF Library has a long-standing subscription to RefWorks. In the last two years we have received

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Education and Research

Welcoming the new AUL for Research and Learning

I am pleased to announce that Micquel Little has been appointed Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Research and Learning. She holds a BA and MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh

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Education and Research

Zotero works with Safari again!

Good news for the adventurous of you who use Zotero as a reference manager and Safari as a browser. There is now a beta-version of Zotero ready for download that

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Education and Research

The New PubMed Is Here!

The new PubMed is now available. The functionality of the new PubMed is very similar to what you are used to, although we think you will find it easier to

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UC Pilots protocols.io to Benefit Research and Education

Having a clear and detailed methods section in research journal articles is one the most effective approaches to improve research reproducibility. Reproducibility is a focus of open research as a

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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? Thanks to

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Education and Research

Navigating the Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database

The Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database is a new database available to the UCSF community. It is a great database for finding evidence-based practice resources. Upon reviewing this database, I

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Education and Research

Add References from Word to a Reference Manager

OK, here is the situation. You have a Word document with a nice list of references at the end. You want to add those reference to your reference manager (programs

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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

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 the cool

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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