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UCSF at the OpenCon Conference

OpenCon 2017 brings together leading student and early career academic professionals  from around the world to learn, network and advance open access, open data and open education. The UCSF Library is sponsoring Assistant Professional Researcher Samantha Hindle to attend the … 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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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; 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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EndNote Word Plug-In Not Compatible with Office 2016 on Mac

From EndNote’s website: “Cite While You Write is not currently compatible with Office 2016 on Macintosh. We are actively developing a patch for EndNote X7 to fix this compatibility issue. We anticipate this free update to X7 to be ready … Continue reading

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Apple’s “El Capitan” OS, Word 2016 and EndNote Problems?

New students are beginning to appear having problems using EndNote for the Mac  with Apple’s latest OS release, El Capitan. We’re trying to pinpoint the problem and see if there’s a solution. It may just be incompatibility issues with Word … Continue reading

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EndNote Library Sharing

EndNote now makes collaboration easier by allowing you to share your library with colleagues. Sharing relies on syncing your desktop library with the online version of EndNote (EndNote Basic/Online/Web), so you must first set up your online EndNote account and … Continue reading

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