Author Archives: Min-Lin

About Min-Lin

Min-Lin is the Education and Information Consultant for Nursing and Social & Behavioral Sciences

Looking for grants to support your research? Go for PIVOT!

PIVOT is one of the most comprehensive database of funding opportunities for all disciplines from federal agencies and private US and international foundations. UCSF affiliates can create accounts to save searches and set up funding alerts. Pivot also provides easy … Continue reading

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Looking for Health and Psychosocial Instruments? HaPI can make you happy!

If you are frustrated with wasting time while trying to find the right research instrument, HaPI is the database for you. Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) is an easy-to-use database that provides users access to information on measurement instruments (i.e. … Continue reading

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eBooks on Evidence-Based Practice from Joanna Briggs Institute

The Joanna Briggs Institute is a world leader in evidence-based healthcare. Its evidence-based practice model is considered a benchmark for the healthcare industry. JBI Evidence-Based Nursing Databases has been available to UCSF Medical Center since last August. Now, the Library … Continue reading

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UCSF Profiles: A Research Networking and Expertise Mining Tool

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has made translational medicine research a high priority. UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is one of the 60 institutes nationwide awarded through the NIH Clinical Translational Science Award program in 2006 and … Continue reading

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Evidence-Based Nursing Databases Available via JBI COnNECT+

It has been very challenging for busy nurses to find evidence-based information to make an informed decision at the point of care. JBI Evidence-Based Nursing Databases, developed by the Joanna Briggs Institute at the University of Adelaide, South Australia, now … Continue reading

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Ready to Publish Your Research Findings. But, Where?

Use Journal Citation Reports (JCR) to Find High Impact Journals After you finish your manuscripts and are ready to publish, you may ask  the question, “Where do I publish?” You can find your answer quickly using Journal Citation Reports. Use JCR to … Continue reading

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Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences: Lectures with Videos, Graphics and Images

The UCSF Library now has access to the Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences: Collection One, a collection of over 50 lectures covering 5 series: Integrated Systems Physiology: From Molecule to Function to Disease, Developmental Biology, Cell Biology of Medicine, … Continue reading

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NEW! Thieme’s e-Books: Find and Download Colorful Medical Illustrations

The UCSF Library has a new addition to its e-book collection – The Thieme E-Book Library. The Thieme E-Book Library provides you with access to Thieme’s Flexibook and Color Atlas series. Check out Thieme’s exciting, world-renowned full-color photos and illustrations with full texts that are now available … Continue reading

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Saving Searches and Creating Email Alerts in PubMed: A Tool to Save You Time and Keep You on Track

Saving Searches and Creating Email Alerts Run the search you want to save in PubMed; then create email alerts. Email alerts can help you keep up-to-date on the latest studies of your interests. You will be notified when new studies … Continue reading

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