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A well-designed literature review is a critical part of any systematic review or meta-analysis. This presentation will provide you with the tools, strategies and expertise necessary for an efficient and comprehensive literature review. At the end of the session, you will be able to: a) select the databases that are... More »

Apr
24
4:00–5:30pm

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

Marilyn Tinsley

Seats left: 17

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... More »

May
07
4:00–5:30pm

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... More »

May
14
10:00–11:30am

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

Christopher Stave, MLS

Seats left: 19

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... More »

May
14
2:00–3:00pm

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... More »

May
20
4:00–5:30pm

Zotero, RefWorks, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

Christopher Stave, MLS

Seats left: 23

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... More »

Jun
04
4:00–5:30pm

Clinical Research Toolkit

Marilyn Tinsley, MLS

Seats left: 23

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... More »

Jun
11
10:00–11:30am

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

Marilyn Tinsley, MLS

Seats left: 24

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... More »

Jun
11
2:00–3:00pm

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... More »

Jun
17
10:00–11:30am

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

Lauren Maggio, MLS

Seats left: 23

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... More »

Jun
24
10:00–11:30am

Finding Funding

Marilyn Tinsley, MLS

Seats left: 23

Learn how to find funding opportunities in a variety of resources, including specialized databases (Community of Science, IRIS, Grantsnet), 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... More »

A well-designed literature review is a critical part of any systematic review or meta-analysis. This presentation will provide you with the tools, strategies and expertise necessary for an efficient and comprehensive literature review. At the end of the session, you will be able to: a) select the databases that are... More »

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