Category Archives: Database

New X6 Version of EndNote. Support for iPad is Coming

Every summer Thomson-Reuters trots out a new version of EndNote. This year sees the appearance of EndNote X6 for Windows, with the Mac version to follow in the fall. So, should you upgrade your current copy to X6? Or, if … Continue reading

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New Guide: Introduction to PubMed@UCSF

Need to get started with your research? Take a look at our newest online guide to find helpful tips and tricks for searching PubMed. Pretty soon you’ll be a Super Searcher! The guide covers all the basic search techniques in PubMed. … Continue reading

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Beyond MEDLINE: Biomedical Information in Patents

You’re doing in depth research on, say,  artificial knee implants. Perhaps you’re applying for a research grant or thinking about applying for a patent. You need to do a comprehensive search and find everything that’s out there. You’ve searched PubMed, … Continue reading

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Pubget: A Faster Way to Get PDFs

If you’re familiar with searching PubMed you’ll be a little frustrated with the number of hoops you have to jump through before finally being able to read the entire article. Now along comes Pubget to make finding PDFs a lot … 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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Online Guides to Navigate Your Topics

You’re on the hunt for information, but where should you start? Check out our new online guides created by the Library’s subject experts.   Major benefits of using subject guides: Save time trying to figure out what resources to use … Continue reading

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Wolfram|Alpha: An Answer Engine

Need a change from searching Google?  “No, not really.  I love Google”, would be the most common answer, I’d suspect, to this question. The next time you have a question that relates to statistics, numbers, or data sets, try your … Continue reading

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Academic Search Complete: Search Popular Newspapers & Magazines

Curious to find out what the popular newspapers and magazines have to say about a topic?  There are times when you want to find out about a topic beyond what is just in academic publications.  Using the Academic Search Complete … Continue reading

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The PubChem Project: Chemical Information with Biomedical Research and Clinical Information

PubChem is a freely accessible database created by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide information about small organic molecules. It is designed for use as a research tool and as a starting point that may lead to the … Continue reading

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Faculty of 1000: the Yelp of Scientific Literature

Most of us have gone to the website Yelp to find out ratings and recommendations for everything ranging from restaurants to doctors and everything in between.  Even the UCSF Library has been “yelped”.  Well, the Faculty of 1000 database is … Continue reading

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