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Jun 24
2024
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Literature Searching Using PubMed Like a Pro

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 0
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 and recorded. ...
Jul 01
2024
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Unlocking the Power of EMBASE for Literature Searching in Clinical Decision-Making and Research

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 47
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 and recorded. You will ...
Jul 03
2024
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Boglarka Huddleston
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Seats left: 42
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 ...
Jul 10
2024
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain

Historical Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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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 ...
Jul 11
2024
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Zoom

Introduction to Research Data Management

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 40
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 ...
Jul 18
2024
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Increase Your Efficiency With A Lab Manual

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 46
It’s important to have a plan. Whether you are starting a new research project, onboarding a new research collaborator, or just trying to make sure everyone is on the same page, developing documentation that lays out key roles and responsibilities, procedures, and expectations will help your research proceed more efficiently.   This ...
Jul 24
2024
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Demystifying Medical Devices: Market Research & Resources

Instructor(s):
Amada Woodward
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Seats left: 49
This workshop equips you with the tools to navigate the ever-evolving medical device market. Learn how to identify key players, track trends, and uncover valuable industry insights. We'll explore powerful resources like Embase for medical device literature, GlobalData for market sizing and forecasts, and Pitchbook for company analysis. By the end ...
Jul 29
2024
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Literature Searching Using PubMed Like a Pro

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 47
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 and recorded. ...
Jul 29
2024
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
LK 208

Python for Beginners, Part 1

Instructor(s):
Nikhil Milind
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Seats left: 23
Python is an interpreted, high-level, general-purpose programming language. Part 1 of this interactive, hands-on session introduces students to the basic functionalities of Python as students will learn foundational programming skills and gain experience in applying Python to real-world scenarios that they can then use in the context of their own work. ...
Jul 31
2024
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Zotero Basics

Instructor(s):
Evans Whitaker
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Seats left: 46
This interactive class provides an introduction to Zotero, a free reference management tool. Zotero allows you to save and organize citation information from databases and websites, and annotate PDFs within your library. In the Basics class, you will go through the steps of downloading/installing Zotero and necessary plug-ins and connectors. ...
Aug 05
2024
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
LK 208

Python for Beginners, Part 2

Instructor(s):
Nikhil Milind
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Seats left: 23
Part 2 of this interactive, hands-on session builds on what participants learned in Part 1, and it continues to expand foundational programming skills and practical applications of Python that students can apply in the context of their own work. Learning objectives: 1) automate tasks with loops; 2) perform conditional operations; ...
Aug 06
2024
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: 48
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 07
2024
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Zotero Advanced

Instructor(s):
Evans Whitaker
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Seats left: 49
This session builds on the Zotero Basics class. You will learn at least two more ways of importing citations from databases and websites. You will learn how to organize your citations into Collections, how to use different citation styles, how to attach PDF documents, and how to integrate Zotero with ...
Aug 14
2024
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

How To Use Covidence - Streamline Your Systematic/Scoping Reviews

Instructor(s):
Boglarka Huddleston
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Seats left: 50
This interactive session will introduce you to Covidence, an online tool to accelerate and streamline the systematic review process. You will learn the advantages of using Covidence, recognize how it improves collaboration and evidence synthesis. You will also learn how to set up a project, invite team members, and work ...
Aug 14
2024
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain

Historical Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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Seats left: 20
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 29
2024
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Create and Implement Competitive NIH Data Management Plans

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 45
An important part of NIH grant proposals is the Data Management and Sharing Plan (DMSP) – a short document that describes what data will be acquired by the proposed work and how it’ll be kept, used, and made available to others. For funded grants, the contents of this plan become ...
Sep 03
2024
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Systematic Versus Scoping Reviews: Which is Right for You? How Can the Library Help?

Instructor(s):
Christopher Stave
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Seats left: 50
In this 50 minute presentation, you’ll learn about the differences between Systematic and Scoping Reviews. Both have become increasingly popular, but the rationale about when to choose one versus the other can be confusing. The presentation will also demonstrate how Lane’s Research & Instruction librarians can facilitate the development either ...
Sep 05
2024
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Zoom

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 ...
Sep 10
2024
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Zotero Basics

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
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Seats left: 50
This interactive class provides an introduction to Zotero, a free reference management tool. Zotero allows you to save and organize citation information from databases and websites, and annotate PDFs within your library. In the Basics class, you will go through the steps of downloading/installing Zotero and necessary plug-ins and connectors. ...
Sep 11
2024
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

You Really Need a Protocol!

Instructor(s):
Evans Whitaker
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Seats left: 50
Would you build a house without plans? Would you navigate without a map? Many who start on the arduous and time-consuming task of writing a systematic review or one of the kindred publication types do exactly that! With a thorough, well-designed protocol you have the plan and map you need ...