Upcoming Classes & Events

Sep 21
2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Zotero Basics: Software to collect, organize, and share citations

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
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Seats left: 27
Zotero is a free, open-source program for managing references. This half-hour workshop will go over the basics- including adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing your library, and quickly creating bibliographies and citations. To follow along, download Zotero and the Zotero Connector prior to the workshop. Approved for AMA PRA Category ...
Sep 27
2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 41
The Quick Start Research Toolkit is designed to rapidly orient Stanford students, staff, and faculty to key library resources, tools, and services. After attending this class you will be able to: Efficiently locate and use library materials and services Identify strategies for increasing the impact of your research Organize your citations/PDFs and generate ...
Sep 28
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Bay Area Open Science Group Meeting

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The Bay Area Open Science Group is intended to bring together students, faculty, and staff from the Stanford, UCSF, and Berkeley community to learn about open science, discuss the application of open science practices in a research context, and meet other members of the community who are interested in (or ...
Oct 05
2021
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Introduction to Research Data Management

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 44
Your research data is important. In this session, we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ...
Oct 07
2021
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Literature Reviews Beyond PubMed: Crafting Effective Searches in Other Databases

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave
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Seats left: 47
At Stanford, we have access to a remarkable array of research literature databases, many of which contain relevant content not included in PubMed. Unfortunately, it’s not always clear how to identify these alternate databases, much less craft effective strategies for searching them. This session is designed to help Stanford faculty, ...
Oct 12
2021
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Health Research Reporting Guidelines: How and Why to Utilize them in Your Research

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
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Seats left: 49
Do you use reporting guidelines while writing manuscripts? These simple, structured tools are designed to help health researchers report a clear and complete account of their research. Since the publication of CONSTORT, the first health research reporting guideline, the research community has developed guidelines for many different study types. Following ...
Oct 13
2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 45
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. Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ by the Stanford University ...
Oct 13
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain   

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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Seats left: 18
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 ...
Oct 21
2021
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Streamline your Systematic Review with Covidence

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren
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Seats left: 45
Covidence is a web-based software that streamlines the production of systematic reviews, scoping reviews, meta-analyses, and other comprehensive literature reviews across many disciplines. It supports citation screening, full-text review, risk of bias assessment, data extraction, and export of data and references. In this workshop, you'll learn how you and your ...
Oct 26
2021
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Introduction to Open Access and Open Science

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 48
Open Science encompasses a wide variety of activities, including making the products of the research process (papers, datasets, etc) publicly available. In conjunction with Open Access Week, this workshop will provide an introduction open access and open science, including: Institutional open access policies – Including the Stanford’s new OA policy NIH’s forthcoming ...
Oct 26
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Bay Area Open Science Group Meeting

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The Bay Area Open Science Group is intended to bring together students, faculty, and staff from the Stanford, UCSF, and Berkeley community to learn about open science, discuss the application of open science practices in a research context, and meet other members of the community who are interested in (or ...
Nov 04
2021
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Research Impact Series: Understanding Research Metrics

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren
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Seats left: 49
The Research Impact Series is a series of workshops that focus on the use of research metrics in the sciences to measure the impact of individuals, scholarly articles, and academic journals. In “Understanding Research Metrics,” you will be introduced to the landscape of research metrics and its uses in measuring ...
Nov 09
2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
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Seats left: 50
The Quick Start Research Toolkit is designed to rapidly orient Stanford students, staff, and faculty to key library resources, tools, and services. After attending this class you will be able to: Efficiently locate and use library materials and services Identify strategies for increasing the impact of your research Organize your citations/PDFs and generate ...
Nov 10
2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Where to Publish - Evaluating the Fit, Impact, and Quality of Academic Journals

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren
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Seats left: 49
Journal articles are the primary medium for scientific scholarly communication. Deciding which journal to submit your manuscript to can be a difficult process. There are several criteria to consider before you make the choice such as the aim, scope, and audience of the journal; journal quality and impact; visibility; open ...
Nov 11
2021
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

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

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave
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Seats left: 49
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: Powerful biology/medicine article recommendation databases ...
Nov 24
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain   

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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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 ...
Nov 30
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Bay Area Open Science Group Meeting

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Seats left: 0
The Bay Area Open Science Group is intended to bring together students, faculty, and staff from the Stanford, UCSF, and Berkeley community to learn about open science, discuss the application of open science practices in a research context, and meet other members of the community who are interested in (or ...
Dec 02
2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Research Impact Series: Maximizing Your Research Impact

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren
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Seats left: 50
Taking charge of your researcher identity is important to distinguish you and your work from other researchers. It allows you to manage and track your research outputs, increase the visibility of your work, and connect all of your contributions. In addition, researcher identifiers, like ORCID iD, are interoperable across research ...
Dec 07
2021
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Introduction to Research Data Management

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 50
Your research data is important. In this session, we’ll discuss how to properly store, organize, and document your work to ensure that important data isn’t lost and that you are meeting expectations set by the parties that fund and publish your research. After this session, you’ll have the tools required ...
Dec 08
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain   

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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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 ...