Upcoming Classes & Events

May 21
2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Research Impact Series: Maximizing Your Research Impact

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren
Register
Seats left: 39
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 ...
May 25
2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

PubMed, Power & Privilege

Instructor(s):
Sonam Soni, Amanda Woodward
Register
Seats left: 25
We often think of search interfaces and systems as neutral, but they exist within power structures and reproduce biases. In this class, we will explore the underlying systems that influence what type of information is available in PubMed and how we access it. You will learn how to describe and critique the ...
May 25
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Tool Spotlight: BioRxiv and MedRxiv

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
Register
Seats left: 37
The Open Science Reading Group is intended to bring together members of the Stanford Medicine community to learn about open science, discuss the application of open science practices in a biomedical context, and meet other members of the community who are interested in (or already are) incorporating open science practices ...
May 27
2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Leaky Pipelines, Broken Rungs, Glass Cliffs, and Ceilings: Women’s Leadership Challenges in Tech

Instructor(s):
Register
Seats left: 189
This is a media-based discussion group that addresses issues relevant to Stanford’s Women in Technology group and other Stanford affiliates. We meet quarterly using written word, videos and audio recordings to explore topics. We are always open to new members. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ ...
Jun 10
2021
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Zoom   

Literature Reviews Beyond PubMed: Crafting Effective Searches in Other Databases

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave
Register
Seats left: 43
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, ...
Jun 14
2021
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
Register
Seats left: 39
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 ...
Jun 17
2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Zotero Basics: Software to Collect, Organize, and Share Citations

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
Register
Seats left: 36
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 ...
Jun 30
2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

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

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren
Register
Seats left: 35
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 ...