Upcoming Classes

September 6
2016
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Cool Bioinformatics Tools for Researchers

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As role of high-throughput data in everyday experimental biology grows, it becomes crucial for each scientist to possess a bioinformatics toolkit - a casual repertoire of field-ready skills and data analysis tools to apply to datasets they generate themselves. Come to this course for exactly such a  primer on... More
September 7
2016
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Clinical Research Toolkit

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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

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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

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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
September 14
2016
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

With Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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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

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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

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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
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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
November 9
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: 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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