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Classes & Events

Aug 10
2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain   

Historical Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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Seats left: 15
Take a historical walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour explores the school's history within the broader history of California medicine from the pre-colonial Ohlone period to the present, and highlights some of the architectural elements and art installations that reflect those histories. The tour begins at the ...
Aug 18
2022
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: 39
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, ...
Aug 30
2022
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
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Seats left: 34
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.   Please note: This class will ...
Sep 01
2022
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Understanding NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 40
Starting in 2023, the National Institutes of Health will implement a new data management and sharing policy that will apply to the majority of NIH-funded research. The policy has two main elements: The inclusion of a data management plan- a short document that details how data will be managed and shared over ...
Sep 06
2022
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM

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

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave
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Seats left: 38
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 ...
Sep 08
2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Copyright 101

Instructor(s):
Sam Wilairat
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Seats left: 48
Is copyright confusing to you? Do you find yourself wondering if you can reuse the work of others in an educational context? This class will equip you with a basic understanding of copyright and the principle of fair use. After attending this class, you will be able to: Describe the purpose and ...
Sep 14
2022
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Introduction to Research Data Management

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 37
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 ...
Sep 14
2022
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain   

Historical Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
Register
Seats left: 19
Take a historical walking tour of the School of Medicine. The tour explores the school's history within the broader history of California medicine from the pre-colonial Ohlone period to the present, and highlights some of the architectural elements and art installations that reflect those histories. The tour begins at the ...
Sep 19
2022
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
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Seats left: 47
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 26
2022
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Embase: Basics to Advanced

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 45
Learn about Embase, a European biomedical literature database, and discover the secrets of effective literature searching in this workshop. Attendees will learn how to use controlled vocabulary (Emtree), field tags, and proximity operators to develop more sophisticated searches. Please note: This class will be held via Zoom. The instructor will send ...