Upcoming Classes

April 8
2020
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
   

Introduction to Research Data Management (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
John Borghi, PhD
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 ... More
April 9
2020
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
   

Literature Reviews Beyond PubMed: Crafting Effective Searches in Other Databases (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave, MLS
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, ... More
April 14
2020
9:00 am – 10:30 am
   

Tidying Up Your Presentation, Part 1 (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
Deila Bumgardner
Learn how to turn your presentations from meh to marvelous! We will cover basic design theory and principles as well as some best practices for formatting your slides in Microsoft PowerPoint. Together we will explore before and after examples. We will also review some resources for further instruction, stock graphics and templates. Please bring your ... More
April 15
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
   

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward, MLS
Get all of the following in one session! Essential PubMed tips/tricks 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, and bibliographies using Zotero, Endnote, PaperPile or Mendeley Hit a paywall for an article? ... More
May 5
2020
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
   

Research Impact Series: Understanding Research Metrics (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren, MLS
As a researcher, understanding how your researcher identity and research outputs are measured and quantified is crucial to the dissemination and impact of your research. Through a series of workshops focusing on different ways to maximize your research impact, you will gain a better understanding of the quantitative measures of ... More
May 6
2020
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
   

Keeping Current: Stay Up to Date with the Latest Biomedical Research (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong, MLIS, MPVM, DVM
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
May 12
2020
9:00 am – 10:30 am
   

Tidying Up Your Presentation, Part 2 (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
Deila Bumgardner
Part 2 of the Tidying up your Presentation workshop is dedicated to putting the principles from Part 1 into action. We will spend some time updating stock slides in Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides. We will also spend some time doing a quick overview of how to incorporate data visualization ... More
May 13
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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
May 13
2020
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
   

Introduction to the Command-Line (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
Cheyenne Payne
   We typically interact with our computers through graphics, like buttons and menus, that make up what is called a graphical user interface, or GUI. Another, often more powerful way that we can interact with our computers is through the command-line interface (CLI), which requires you to type instructions to ... More
May 13
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
   

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
Nicole Soares, MLIS
  Get all of the following in one session! Essential PubMed tips/tricks 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, and bibliographies using Zotero, Endnote, PaperPile or Mendeley Hit a paywall for an article? ... More
May 21
2020
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
   

PubMed:Basic to Advanced Techniques (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren, MLS
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. Please note: This class will be held via Zoom. The instructor ... More
June 10
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
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
June 17
2020
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
   

Introduction to Research Data Management (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
John Borghi, PhD
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 ... More
June 24
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
   

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
Nicole Soares, MLIS
Get all of the following in one session! Essential PubMed tips/tricks 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, and bibliographies using Zotero, Endnote, PaperPile or Mendeley Hit a paywall for an article? ... More
July 8
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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
August 12
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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 9
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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
October 14
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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 25
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
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 9
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS, MTS
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