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September 8
2015

Advanced Google: Services, Tools and Search Techniques

12:00 – 1:30
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 10
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Most Google users type a few terms into the search box, click "Google Search" and hope for the best. This workshop will take you beyond the level of "optimistic amateur" and provide you with a core set of search techniques and a shiny toolkit of desktop utilities you'll find it ...
September 9
2015

Systematic Reviews Part 4: Reporting Biases, Presenting Results

12:00 – 1:30
Dr. Rita Popat
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We will revisit meta-analysis approaches for different types of data, including dichotomous and continuous data using Comprehensive Meta-Analysis Software. There are a number of ways to present findings in tables and figures, and we will highlight a few common methods found in Cochrane reviews. Systematic reviews often help guide treatment ...
September 9
2015

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

2:00 – 3:00
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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Take an architectural history walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour traces the school's history from 1850s San Francisco to present-day Palo Alto, and highlights some of the artistic and design choices that have resulted in the school's current built environment. Tours begin at the flagpole between the ...
September 10
2015

Mobile Device Apps: Top Biomedical and Productivity Tools

12:00 – 1:15
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
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This workshop will showcase some mobile applications (“apps”) for use in teaching, learning, research and clinical practice. We will go over some of the apps that leverage your affiliation with the Stanford community to access licensed content, as well as free or low cost apps for sharing ideas or data, ...
September 15
2015

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

12:00 – 1:30
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 20
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Discover the secrets of effective PubMed searching in this hands-on workshop. Attendees will learn how to use MeSH, Limits, Clinical Queries, Related Articles, My NCBI, and FindIt@Stanford to locate references, download full-text, and create current awareness profiles quickly and easily. Course Materials and Resources Class Handout: PubMed_July2012 (pdf) PubMed Tutorial (National Library of ...
September 16
2015

Introduction to GIS with ArcGIS

9:00 – 12:00
Bandana Prasad, Sr. Application Scientist
Seats left: 27
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This introductory session will focus upon the fundamental concepts and skills needed to begin using Geographic Information Systems software for the exploration and analysis of spatial data using the ArcGIS platform. Topics will include: What is GIS? Spatial Data Models and Formats Projections and Coordinate Systems Basic Data Management The ArcMap User Interface Simple Analysis using ...
September 16
2015

Current Awareness: Keeping up with the Latest Biomedical Research

10:00 – 11:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 10
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Researchers today confront an enormous and seemingly overwhelming flood of scientific literature, blogs, podcasts, and more . Fortunately, there are some excellent tools that can help you filter and organize the information that best matches your areas of interest. This workshop will provide a close look at: 1) powerful biology/medicine ...
September 16
2015

Geoprocessing with ArcGIS

1:30 – 4:30
Bandana Prasad, Sr. Application Scientist
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This session will build upon the skills and concepts introduced in the "Introduction to GIS with ArcGIS" with the introduction of advanced analysis techniques in ArcGIS.  Topics will include: Use and control of Geoprocessing Tools Measurement in GIS Use of Relates & Relationship Classes Geocoding of street addresses Overlay Analysis Advanced Manipulation of Tabular Data Geographic Information Systems offer rich ...
September 17
2015

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

12:00 – 1:30
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
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The first half of the class provides the basics of EndNote, i.e., creating libraries, adding and importing citations, creating groups and smart groups, and generating bibliographies. The second part of the class will focus on PDF importing and management, and customizing bibliography style files. Course Materials and Resources EndNote X7.3 2015 Online Training ...
September 22
2015

Finding Funding

12:00 – 1:30
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 21
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Learn how to find funding opportunities in a variety of resources, including specialized databases, the NIH website, and internal Stanford School of Medicine resources. Find support for fellowships, research, travel, career transitions, and more. Explore the Resource Management Group (RMG) website, which provides vital information about internal deadlines, budget information, ...
September 23
2015

Clinical Research Toolkit 2015

12:00 – 1:30
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
Seats left: 14
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This workshop will showcase some of the less well-known, but increasingly important tools and databases available to members of the Stanford community. For most interdisciplinary research, PubMed and Google (or Google Scholar) lack the breadth and precision needed to guarantee a comprehensive literature review. Therefore, it’s critical that researchers consider ...

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