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News in Category: Education and Research

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Education and Research

The Hidden Gems of Micromedex: Reprotox

Micromedex is a drug database often compared to LexiComp. It is a complex set of drug information resources packaged together, and it provides depth and breadth in the search for

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Emergency Temporary Access to Copyrighted Books

The HathiTrust.org Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) has opened up copyrighted material in the HathiTrust digital library to member institutions with copies of those items in their physical collections. UC

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Education and Research

Drop-in Series

Do you have questions about how to get help from the library during the closure? We’re here for you! Drop into the library via Zoom to hear about teaching and

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Education and Research

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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Education and Research

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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Education and Research

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