News in Category: Education and Research

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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

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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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Education and Research

Using the New RefWorks

Librarian Evans Whitaker will be offering a new class this month: The New RefWorks: Word 2016, Google Docs & More REGISTER Friday, November 18, 12 – 1 pmParnassus Library, Room