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July 12
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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

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Seats left: 14
Researchers 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
July 13
2016
10:00 am – 11:30 am

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

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Seats left: 22
Discover 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(pdf) PubMed Tutorial (National Library of ... More
July 13
2016
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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Seats left: 12
Take 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... More
July 14
2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Clinical Research Toolkit

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Seats left: 14
This 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... More
July 19
2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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

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Seats left: 16
A 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... More
July 21
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

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Seats left: 20
The 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 X7.3 2015 Online Training... More
July 27
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Zotero, PaperPile, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

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Seats left: 11
Managing 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... More
August 3
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Advanced Google: Services, Tools and Search Techniques

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Seats left: 22
Most 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... More
August 9
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Clinical Research Toolkit

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Seats left: 14
This 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... More
August 10
2016
10:00 am – 11:30 am

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

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Seats left: 20
A 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... More
August 10
2016
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Register
Seats left: 18
Take 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... More
August 16
2016
9:00 pm – 12:00 pm

Hands-on Intro to SQL (Structured Query Language)

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Seats left: 24
Do need to ask complicated questions of your data? Do you need sophistication and a spreadsheet just won't do? Then a relational database may be for you! Join us for a hands-on, interactive introduction to SQL, the language for querying structured data. Computers with all the necessary software will... More
August 17
2016
11:00 pm – 12:00 pm

Automating Tasks with the UNIX Shell

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Seats left: 30
The shell is a great tool for automating tasks. This workshop will walk you through an example of how to divide up a particular task into its component parts, use shell programs to complete those individual tasks, string together those individual tasks, and then run the entire workflow using... More
August 18
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

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Seats left: 24
The 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 X7.3 2015 Online Training... More
August 24
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Zotero, PaperPile, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

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Seats left: 15
Managing 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... More
September 7
2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Clinical Research Toolkit

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Seats left: 15
This 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... More
September 13
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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

Register
Seats left: 20
A 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... More
September 14
2016
10:00 am – 11:30 am

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

Register
Seats left: 24
The 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 X7.3 2015 Online Training... More
September 14
2016
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Register
Seats left: 20
Take 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... More
September 15
2016
10:00 am – 11:30 am

Zotero, PaperPile, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

Register
Seats left: 15
Managing 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... More
September 21
2016
10:00 am – 11:30 am

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

Register
Seats left: 15
Researchers 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
October 12
2016
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Register
Seats left: 20
Take 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... More
November 9
2016
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Register
Seats left: 20
Take 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... More
December 14
2016
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Register
Seats left: 20
Take 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... More
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