Category Archives: General

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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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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Some Cool Educational Videos on Writing Research Papers

If you’re a grad student, and even if you’re not, this series of new short educational, web-based videos from the American Chemical Society (ACS) will help you understand the process of writing, submitting, reviewing, and editing reports of original scientific … Continue reading

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Google Quick Tip: Getting General Health Info

I’ve noticed recently that Google has made finding more reliable information on general health topics much easier. Search a general topic (ie, diabetes, heart disease, pneumonia, etc.) Check to see if the top result has a red icon in front … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our New Blog

We, the education and reference librarians at the UCSF Library, are ringing in the new year with the launch of this our new co-authored blog, In Plain Sight.  Our weekly posts will provide: information searching tips (ie, databases, Google) citation management tips … Continue reading

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