Upcoming Classes

August 17
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave, MLS
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Seats left: 8
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 ... More
August 23
2017
10:00 am – 11:30 am

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

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave, MLS
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Seats left: 11
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 ... More
August 24
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Finding Funding

Instructor(s):
Michelle  Bass, PhD, MSI
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Seats left: 17
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, ... More
September 6
2017
10:00 am – 11:30 am

Biomedical Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Nicole Soares
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Seats left: 21
Get all of the following in one session! Essential PubMed tips/tricks in 10 minutes Find out what researchers are saying about your articles with AltMetrics Tips for finding the "seminal" article(s) on a topic When to use other powerful Stanford databases on cost/economics, health policy, medical education, etc.  Best approaches to managing your references, PDFs, ... More
September 6
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

Instructor(s):
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
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Seats left: 20
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 13
2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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Seats left: 17
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 ... More
September 13
2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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

Instructor(s):
Michelle  Bass, PhD, MSI
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Seats left: 18
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 ... More
October 11
2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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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 ... More
November 8
2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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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 ... More
December 13
2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
Register
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 ... More

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