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Getting Started at the Library

This guide is for new users of the UCSF community to become oriented to library services and resources.

Classes and Office Hours with an Expert

View the library schedule to find classes on topics such as Research Hacks, Citation Managers, and more.

Book Office Hours with an expert on topics such as Research, Scholarly Publishing, Bioinformatics, or Statistics. 

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Bookmark These Links!

The Library homepage is one of your most important bookmarks. Popular resources are listed on the left side of the homepage as seen below.  You can also access over 300 databases via the Library website. 

UCSF Databases and Books

Borrow Laptops, AV Equipment, or Accessories

Makers Lab

The Makers Lab provides free access to 3D printers, 3D scanners, programmable electronics, along with other arts and crafts materials for the entire UCSF community. 3D print learning tools for your curriculum or explore the benefits of arts & crafts in the health sciences right in the UCSF Parnassus Library.