Monthly Archives: May 2012

Zotero – a Free Alternative to Commercial Citation Managers

First introduced in 2006, Zotero [pronounced zoh-TAIR-oh] has quickly gained popularity as a cost-free alternative to commercial reference management applications such as EndNote and RefWorks. Zotero  is a free, easy-to-use, open source research tool that runs in the Firefox web … Continue reading

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Achieving an Open Access Policy at UCSF

Updated June 15: The UCSF Faculty voted unanimously to pass the Open Access Policy on May 21. See the full announcement. The UCSF Open Access Policy website is available to guide faculty on the Policy. On Monday, May 21, UCSF … Continue reading

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MyNCBI: Saving PubMed Searches & Creating Alerts

Are you searching a topic but can’t save the search?  Want to be alerted when the most recent literature is available?  You can do this by creating a free MyNCBI account (see “My NCBI: Making the Most of Your PubMed … Continue reading

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