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July 2
2015

R Programming: Part 1

4:15 – 6:15
Haben Michael
Seats left: 0
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Description: We will start with the basics: interacting with R, R's data types, and built-in functions. Next we will survey exploratory data analysis, graphics, and getting data in and out of R. The goal will be to tour enough features of R that attendees can later pursue topics in greater ...
July 6
2015

Scientific Illustration 1: Optimizing your Presentation Graphics

1:15 – 3:00
Instructor Guest
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When used effectively, graphics can significantly enhance a presentation. This lecture/demo will help you optimize presentation graphics. We will start by highlighting best practices when it comes to incorporating pre-existing graphics into your presentation. We will also explore tools and techniques for creating your own reusable presentation graphics in Microsoft ...
July 7
2015

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

2:00 – 3:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 5
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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. Course Materials and Resources EndNote X7.3 2015 Online Training ...
July 9
2015

R Programming: Part 2

4:15 – 6:15
Haben Michael
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Description: R is a powerful platform for statistics and graphics. Part 2 will have 3 parts. First, we will look at how R can be used as a programming language. Second, we will look at basic string manipulation and text processing, which is needed for such varied tasks as data ...
July 10
2015

Scientific Illustration 2: Creating Figures with Illustrator and Flash: Tips/Techniques

2:00 – 3:30
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Drawing figures helps your audience understand concepts that are important to you, but your figure is great it will also get reused and you can spread your ideas to a wider audience. This lecture/demo will cover the workflow for designing and creating reusable visual assets for a figure, and how ...
July 14
2015

Clinical Research Toolkit 2015

2:00 – 3:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 3
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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 ...
July 16
2015

Current Awareness: Keeping up with the Latest Biomedical Research

2:00 – 3:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 3
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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 ...
July 22
2015

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

2:00 – 3:00
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Seats left: 13
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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 ...
July 22
2015

Zotero, RefWorks, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

2:00 – 3:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 0
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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 ...
July 28
2015

Finding Funding

10:00 – 11:30
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 9
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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, ...
July 29
2015

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

2:00 – 3:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 3
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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 ...
August 4
2015

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

12:00 – 1:30
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
Seats left: 18
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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 ...
August 4
2015

Scientific Illustration 3: Image processing in Photoshop and ImageJ

2:00 – 3:30
Instructor Guest
Seats left: 36
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What can you do with your microscopy or blot images in Photoshop? What *should* you do with your images?  These are two different but equally important questions that we will address in this lecture/demo. We will also profile ImageJ, a powerful image processing and analysis program developed by NIH. Objectives ...
August 12
2015

Mobile Device Apps: Top Biomedical and Productivity Tools

2:00 – 3:30
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
Seats left: 5
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This workshop will showcase some mobile applications (“apps”) for use in teaching, learning, research and clinical practice. We will go over some of the apps that leverage your affiliation with the Stanford community to access licensed content, as well as free or low cost apps for sharing ideas or data, ...
August 13
2015

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

2:00 – 3:30
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 20
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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. Course Materials and Resources EndNote X7.3 2015 Online Training ...
August 18
2015

Clinical Research Toolkit 2015

12:00 – 1:30
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 13
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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 ...
August 19
2015

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

2:00 – 3:00
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Seats left: 15
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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 ...
August 20
2015

Current Awareness: Keeping up with the Latest Biomedical Research

10:00 – 11:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 7
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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 ...
August 25
2015

Zotero, RefWorks, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

10:00 – 11:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 11
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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 ...
September 8
2015

Advanced Google: Services, Tools and Search Techniques

12:00 – 1:30
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 14
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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 ...
September 9
2015

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

2:00 – 3:00
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Seats left: 18
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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 ...
September 10
2015

Mobile Device Apps: Top Biomedical and Productivity Tools

12:00 – 1:15
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
Seats left: 12
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This workshop will showcase some mobile applications (“apps”) for use in teaching, learning, research and clinical practice. We will go over some of the apps that leverage your affiliation with the Stanford community to access licensed content, as well as free or low cost apps for sharing ideas or data, ...
September 15
2015

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

12:00 – 1:30
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 24
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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 ...
September 16
2015

Current Awareness: Keeping up with the Latest Biomedical Research

10:00 – 11:30
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 12
Register
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 ...
September 17
2015

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

12:00 – 1:30
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
Seats left: 22
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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. Course Materials and Resources EndNote X7.3 2015 Online Training ...
September 22
2015

Finding Funding

12:00 – 1:30
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 23
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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, ...
September 23
2015

Clinical Research Toolkit 2015

12:00 – 1:30
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
Seats left: 15
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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 ...

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