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May 24
2016
10:00 am – 11:30 am

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

With Anamika Megwalu
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Seats left: 19
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
May 24
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Get Started Visualizing Data with D3 (Data Drive Documents)

With Natalie Telis
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Seats left: 41
The will introduce you to web-compatible data visualization and design using the d3.js library for data-driven web documents. d3.js allows you to create interactive, rich visuals for web media and presentation. d3 has been used for countless high-impact visualization projects. OBJECTIVES: Replicate an existing visualization. Develop visuals to effectively display your biomedical... More
June 7
2016
10:00 am – 11:15 am

Nuts and Bolts of Copyright for Stanford Educators and Students

With Mimi Calter
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Seats left: 49
The course will: Provide an overview of the key aspects of US copyright law that impact Stanford Review Stanford policies related to copyright and other intellectual property concerns Look at common copyright-related issues for Stanford faculty and students, and provide guidance on how best to address those concerns
June 7
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Clinical Research Toolkit

With Anamika Megwalu
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Seats left: 10
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
June 8
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: 10
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
June 8
2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Zotero, PaperPile, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

With Christopher Stave, MLS
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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
June 15
2016
10:00 am – 11:30 am

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

With Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
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Seats left: 18
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
June 15
2016
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hands-on Training for HGMD, Proteome & TRANSFAC

With Dr. Devendra  Mistry
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Seats left: 81
1-2pm: HGMD The Genetic Mutation Database (HGMD) provides data on human inherited disease mutations, enabling quick access to both single mutation queries and advanced search applications giving you insight into the genetic causes for a disease.  Objectives browse mutations by chromosome search all mutations limited to a particular disease and drill into the underlying... More
June 21
2016
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

With Anamika Megwalu
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Seats left: 20
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
June 23
2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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

With Jamie Gray, MLS
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Seats left: 4
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
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