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Upcoming Classes

January 8
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong, MLIS, MPVM, DVM
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
January 23
2020
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Introduction to Version Control with Git

Instructor(s):
John Borghi, PhD &
Cheyenne Payne
This class is for people who want an introduction to version control, Git, and Github, and how to apply them.
January 29
2020
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Keeping Current: Stay Up to Date with the Latest Biomedical Research

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave, MLS
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 ... More
February 12
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Amelia Llorens, MSIS
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 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