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December 2
2014

Systematic Reviews: Literature Database Selection, Search Strategies & Reference Management

12:00 – 1:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 19
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A well-designed literature review is a critical part of any systematic review or meta-analysis. This presentation will expose you to the tools, strategies and expertise necessary for an efficient and comprehensive literature review. The session will cover elements of database selection; effective search strategy development in collaboration with a research ...
December 3
2014

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, ...
December 4
2014

Zotero, RefWorks, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

12:00 – 1:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 20
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Managing references, PDFs and bibliographies are a vital part of virtually every research project. Choosing the right tool, however, can be challenging. This hands-on workshop will introduce attendees to four reference/PDF/bibliography management tools, each with its own special advantages and disadvantages. Which is best for full-text downloading? Which is the ...
December 10
2014

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

2:00 – 3:00
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Seats left: 14
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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 ...
December 10
2014

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

4:00 – 5:30
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 14
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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 2014 Online Training ...
December 11
2014

Advanced Google: Services, Tools and Search Techniques

12:00 – 1:30
Seats left: 20
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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 ...
December 15
2014

Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA) Hands-On Workshop

9:00 – 4:00
Julie Deschenes, M.Sc. Ph.D.
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This hands-on training session will focus on data upload and analysis. You'll see how to rapidly understand biological processes most perturbed in your dataset, or across multiple time points or doses using the IPA Core Analysis. You'll also get an introduction to functional analysis, significance calculations, and how IPA can ...
December 16
2014

Clinical Research Toolkit

2:00 – 3:30
Seats left: 20
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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 ...
December 17
2014

Tools for Staying on Top of the Biomedical Literature

2:00 – 3:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 21
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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 ...

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