Upcoming Classes

March 4
2020
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Introduction to the Command-Line

Instructor(s):
John Borghi, PhD &
Cheyenne Payne
   We typically interact with our computers through graphics, like buttons and menus, that make up what is called a graphical user interface, or GUI. Another, often more powerful way that we can interact with our computers is through the command-line interface (CLI), which requires you to type instructions to ... More
March 11
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Nicole Soares, MLIS
Get all of the following in one session! Essential PubMed tips/tricks Tips for finding the "seminal" article(s) on a topic When to use other powerful Stanford databases on cost/economics, health policy, medical education, etc.  Best approaches to managing your references, PDFs, and bibliographies using Zotero, Endnote, PaperPile or Mendeley Hit a paywall for an article? ... More
March 25
2020
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Literature Reviews Beyond PubMed: Crafting Effective Searches in Other Databases

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave, MLS
At Stanford, we have access to a remarkable array of research literature databases, many of which contain relevant content not included in PubMed. Unfortunately, it’s not always clear how to identify these alternate databases, much less craft effective strategies for searching them. This session is designed to help Stanford faculty, ... More