Upcoming Classes

July 26
2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Biomedical Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
James Liu, MLS
Get all of the following in one session! Essential PubMed tips/tricks in 10 minutes Find out what researchers are saying about your articles with AltMetrics 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, ... More

Analyzing and Visualizing Data with MATLAB

Instructor(s):
Mehernaz Savai
This introductory seminar is intended for beginning users and those looking for a review. No prior programming experience or knowledge of MATLAB is assumed.  MATLAB is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numerical computation. Using MATLAB, you can solve technical computing problems faster and easier than ... More

Bio-Medical Image Processing with MATLAB

Instructor(s):
MATLAB provides the tools for analyzing and visualizing medical images and for developing advanced imaging algorithms used in a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic medical applications.    This session will be particularly valuable for anyone interested in using MATLAB to process, visualize, and quantify biomedical imagery.  Rather than focus on extracting ... More
September 5
2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Biomedical Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Nicole Soares
Get all of the following in one session! Essential PubMed tips/tricks in 10 minutes Find out what researchers are saying about your articles with AltMetrics 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, ... More
September 20
2018
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
September 25
2018
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