Upcoming Classes

January 18
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Clinical Research Toolkit

With Christopher Stave, MLS
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Seats left: 8
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
January 19
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

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

With Jamie Gray, MLS
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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
January 24
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Zotero, PaperPile, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

With Christopher Stave, MLS
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Seats left: 14
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
January 26
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

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

With Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
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Seats left: 13
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
February 1
2017
10:00 am – 11:15 am

PubMed:Basic to Advanced Techniques

With Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
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Seats left: 21
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.
February 8
2017
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

With Christopher Stave, MLS
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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. Evaluation Online Course Evaluation
February 14
2017
10:00 am – 11:15 am

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

With Christopher Stave, MLS
Register
Seats left: 18
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
February 15
2017
10:00 am – 11:15 am

Clinical Research Toolkit

With Christopher Stave, MLS
Register
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
February 22
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Advanced Google: Services, Tools and Search Techniques

With Christopher Stave, MLS
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Seats left: 24
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
March 1
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Zotero, PaperPile, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

With Christopher Stave, MLS
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
March 9
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

With Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
Register
Seats left: 23
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. Evaluation Online Course Evaluation
March 16
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

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

With Jamie Gray, MLS
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
March 22
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

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

With Christopher Stave, MLS
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
March 23
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Clinical Research Toolkit

With Nicole Soares
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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

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