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February 9
2016

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
Seats left: 13
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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 ...
February 10
2016

Finding Funding

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 15
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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, ...
February 10
2016

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Seats left: 16
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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 ...
February 17
2016

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

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 1
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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 ...
February 18
2016

Creating a Stunning Scientific Poster -- Best Practices

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Samuel Hertig
Seats left: 17
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This course will provide an introduction to some basic principles of graphics design, and how these principles can guide the effective design of a scientific conference poster. At the end of this session, you'll be able to: Implement fundamental principles of graphic design to guide the layout of your poster Navigate the inherent ...
February 23
2016

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Christopher Stave
Seats left: 11
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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 ...
February 24
2016

The Very Best Practices for Presenters

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Lauren Popov
Seats left: 13
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This talk will highlight effective techniques for excellent oral presentations of scientific material. This session is designed to be useful for both the experienced speaker as well as those uncomfortable with public speaking. At the end of this session, you will be able to: Design a better talk— how to find your ...
March 2
2016

Current Awareness: Keeping up with the Latest Biomedical Research

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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 ...
March 3
2016

30 Minutes on How to Give a Great 10 Minute Talk: Crafting the Conference Presentation

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Lauren Popov
Seats left: 27
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This talk will focus on how the unique challenges of creating an effective and succinct presentation for scientific conferences. We will focus on how to summarize years of work in a short talk and how to design your content to reach a broader conference audience. At the end of this session, ...
March 8
2016

Hands-on Intro to SQL (Structured Query Language)

9:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Amy E. Hodge, PhD
Seats left: 0
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Do you need to ask complicated questions of your data? Do you need sophistication and a spreadsheet just won't do? Then a relational database may be for you! Join us for a hands-on, interactive introduction to SQL, the language for querying structured data. Computers with all the necessary software will ...
March 8
2016

Optimizing your Presentation Graphics

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Dr. Katharine Ng
Seats left: 60
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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 ...
March 9
2016

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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 ...
March 10
2016

Clinical Research Toolkit 2016

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
Seats left: 10
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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 ...
March 10
2016

Advanced Google: Services, Tools and Search Techniques

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 20
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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 ...
March 17
2016

Automating Tasks with the UNIX Shell

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Amy E. Hodge, PhD
Seats left: 46
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The UNIX shell is a great tool for automating tasks. This workshop will walk you through an example of how to divide up a particular task into its component parts, use shell programs to complete those individual tasks, string together those individual tasks, and then run the entire workflow using ...
March 17
2016

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Chris Stave MLS
Seats left: 14
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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 ...
March 22
2016

Finding Funding

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 21
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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, ...
March 24
2016

Fundamentals of Creating Figures with Illustrator Part 1

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Guest Instructor
Seats left: 11
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Drawing figures can help your audience understand concepts that are important to you and, if your figure is well designed, it will get reused and spread your ideas even further. This lecture/demo will cover the workflow for designing and creating reusable visual assets for a figure, and how to use ...
March 29
2016

Hands-on Intro to Data Cleaning with OpenRefine

10:00 am – 11:30 am
Amy E. Hodge, PhD
Seats left: 10
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Life is messy. So is your data — especially if multiple people have contributed to the content. Inconsistent data leads to inaccurate analyses, and software programs are often particular about the precise format of your data. If you need a quick way to assess and clean your data without having ...
March 29
2016

Fundamentals of Creating Figures with Illustrator Part 2

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Dr. Katharine Ng & Carlos Gutierrez Gonzalez
Seats left: 29
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Drawing figures can help your audience understand concepts that are important to you and, if your figure is well designed, it will get reused and spread your ideas even further. This lecture/demo will cover the workflow for designing and creating reusable visual assets for a figure, and how to use ...
March 30
2016

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Marilyn Tinsley, MA (L)
Seats left: 22
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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 ...
April 13
2016

Introduction to GIS with ArcGIS

9:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Stace Maples, David Medeiros
Seats left: 15
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This introductory session will focus upon the fundamental concepts and skills needed to begin using Geographic Information Systems software for the exploration and analysis of spatial data using the ArcGIS platform. Topics will include: What is GIS? Spatial Data Models and Formats Projections and Coordinate Systems Basic Data Management The ArcMap User Interface Simple Analysis using ...
April 13
2016

Geoprocessing with ArcGIS

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Stace Maples, David Medeiros
Seats left: 21
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This session will build upon the skills and concepts introduced in the "Introduction to GIS with ArcGIS" with the introduction of advanced analysis techniques in ArcGIS.  Topics will include: Use and control of Geoprocessing Tools Measurement in GIS Use of Relates & Relationship Classes Geocoding of street addresses Overlay Analysis Advanced Manipulation of Tabular Data Geographic Information Systems offer rich ...
April 13
2016

School of Medicine Architectural History Walking Tour

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Seats left: 19
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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 ...

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