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About Whit

Whit is the Education and Information Consultant for Medicine at UCSF Library.

VisualDX, you asked for it and here it is!

UCSF Library is pleased to provide a trial of VisualDx. Find it here:  https://ucsf.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.visualdx.com/visualdx or by searching in Databases from the UCSF Library home page. Bookmark the library.ucsf.edu homepage while you are here! VisualDx Aids in visual diagnosis of skin lesions and … Continue reading

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Faculty of 1000…but wait, there’s more!

The famous infomercial line fits F1000 pretty well. F100o is a three-part online platform which: Provides article recommendations based on user interests. (F1000 Prime). Stores, organizes and cites articles, books, and websites in documents you are writing. (F1000 Workspace also … Continue reading

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EndNote is no longer available on OnTheHub … your options for purchase

EndNote is the most well-known of the current set of reference managers. Until 2 weeks ago, EndNote was available to the UCSF community for under $80 through OnTheHub. Sadly, that great price is not available now. We do not know … Continue reading

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Clinical Prep “Warms Up Your Brain” for Clinical Rotations

We just received word that AccessMedicine has added a new feature called, you guessed it, Clinical Prep. Access Medicine is a useful collection of books and other materials and with Clinical Prep they are trying to bridge the gap between … Continue reading

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Drug Apps for your Phone

A frequent question we hear from students and others is, “What is the best drug app available to me through UCSF?” This topic is confusing and the “right answer” seems to change every few months. Stay tuned for the changes that … Continue reading

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If you tried RefWorks recently and it did not work…

Due to some confusion about UCSF Library’s RefWorks institutional account, those of you who tried to sign up for the New RefWorks over the last few weeks might have received an error message and not been able to use the … Continue reading

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Mac Users who use EndNote. Do not upgrade to the new MacOS Sierra

      The PDF viewer and annotator built into EndNote x7.7 (the latest version) does not work with MacOS 10.12 (Sierra). Hopefully this will be corrected soon. As EndNote is just about to come out with a major upgrade … Continue reading

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EndNote X8

Just a quick note to those of you who use EndNote and those of you who want to. After a 3.5 year hiatus, a new major upgrade to EndNote will be released in November. Usually EndNote updates about every 18 … Continue reading

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Using the New RefWorks: Writing in Word and GoogleDocs

We have talked about two of the essential elements of reference managers: adding information to RefWorks and organizing your RefWorks library. We will cover the third element in this post: adding in-text citations and a reference list to a document … Continue reading

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Using the New RefWorks; Adding and Organizing Information

Importing information to the new RefWorks is ridiculously easy. We will refer to RefWorks as RW for the rest of this note. Citing articles in Word is very similar to “Legacy” RW. Now for some details. PubMed Once you have … Continue reading

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