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September 24
2014

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

4:15 – 5:30
Seats left: 11
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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 ...
September 30
2014

Advanced Google: Services, Tools and Search Techniques

4:00 – 5:30
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 14
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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 ...
October 8
2014

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

2:00 – 3:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 24
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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 ...
October 8
2014

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

2:00 – 3:00
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Seats left: 19
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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 ...
October 14
2014

GeneSpring Hands-On Workshop

9:00 – 4:00
Shweta Shukradas, Application Scientist
Seats left: 27
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GeneSpring provides powerful, workflow driven statistical tools for intuitive visualization and data analysis. Designed specifically for the needs of Biologists, GeneSpring offers an interactive computing environment that promotes investigation and enables understanding of data within a biological context. In this training session, we will show you how you could go ...
October 21
2014

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

4:00 – 5:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 24
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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 ...
October 22
2014

Finding Funding

2:00 – 3:30
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 24
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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, ...
October 28
2014

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

2:00 – 3:30
Seats left: 24
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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 ...
October 29
2014

Zotero, RefWorks, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

4:00 – 5:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 23
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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 ...
November 4
2014

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

10:00 – 11:30
Seats left: 24
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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 ...
November 5
2014

2014 Biobase Knowledge Library (Proteome/TRANSFAC)

9:00 – 11:30
Alex Kaplun, PhD (Biobase Corporation)
Seats left: 24
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Interested in finding out what's known in the scientific literature about a particular gene, disease or drug? Want to apply that information to high-throughput data analysis? Interested in finding out about transcription factors or miRNAs related to your research? Learn to search the BIOBASE Knowledge Library (BKL) by topic or ...
November 5
2014

2014 ExPlain

12:30 – 2:00
Alex Kaplun, PhD (Biobase Corporation)
Seats left: 24
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Interested in microarray, ChIP-chip or ChIP-seq analysis? Biobase's ExPlain™ is a unique upstream data analysis system that combines promoter and pathway analysis tools and enables you to identify transcription factors affecting gene expression in your microarray and RNA-Seq experiments, as well as predict how they, in combination, can induce observed ...
November 5
2014

2014 Genome Trax

2:15 – 3:30
Alex Kaplun, PhD (Biobase Corporation)
Seats left: 27
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Got mutations? Genome Trax™ is a data analysis tool which works with HGMD® Professional and other data sources to enable scientists to identify human genome variations of functional significance by mapping their NGS data to known elements such as disease mutations and regulatory sites. HGMD® Professional is a unique resource providing ...
November 6
2014

Tools for Staying on Top of the Biomedical Literature

4:00 – 5:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 24
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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 ...
November 12
2014

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

2:00 – 3:00
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Seats left: 20
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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 ...
November 13
2014

Advanced Google: Services, Tools and Search Techniques

2:00 – 3:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 24
Register
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 ...
November 20
2014

Clinical Research Toolkit

12:00 – 1:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 24
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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 2
2014

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

12:00 – 1:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 24
Register
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: 24
Register
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: 24
Register
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: 18
Register
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: 24
Register
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: 24
Register
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 16
2014

Clinical Research Toolkit

2:00 – 3:30
Seats left: 24
Register
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: 24
Register
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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