Upcoming Classes

October 10
2017
10:00 am – 11:30 am

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave, MLS
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Seats left: 18
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
October 11
2017
10:00 am – 11:30 am

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

Instructor(s):
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
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Seats left: 14
A well-designed 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
October 11
2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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Seats left: 20
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
October 17
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Biomedical Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave, MLS
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Seats left: 24
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
October 18
2017
10:00 am – 11:15 am

Getting to Know Stanford Medicine Box

Instructor(s):
Michelle  Bass, PhD, MSI
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Seats left: 24
 Stanford Medicine Box is a cloud storage solution for organizing files, documents, notes, and more, including resources that include personal health information. In this workshop, we will review Box’s user interface, approved add-on applications to integrate Box into your daily workflow (Box Sync and Box Edit), file formatting and sharing ... More
October 25
2017
10:00 am – 11:15 am

Finding Funding

Instructor(s):
Michelle  Bass, PhD, MSI
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Seats left: 25
Learn how to find funding opportunities in a variety of resources, including specialized databases, 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 about internal deadlines, budget information, ... More
October 26
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Zotero, PaperPile, Mendeley, and EndNote An Overview

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave, MLS
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Seats left: 19
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
October 31
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

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

Instructor(s):
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
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Seats left: 13
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
November 1
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

Instructor(s):
Michelle  Bass, PhD, MSI
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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
November 2
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Biomedical Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Nicole Soares
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Seats left: 24
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
November 8
2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Register
Seats left: 20
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
November 8
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave, MLS
Register
Seats left: 18
A well-designed 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
November 15
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

PubMed:Basic to Advanced Techniques

Instructor(s):
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
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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.
December 5
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

Instructor(s):
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
Register
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
December 7
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Biomedical Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Michelle  Bass, PhD, MSI
Register
Seats left: 25
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
December 13
2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Register
Seats left: 17
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

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