Upcoming Classes & Events

Jul 29
2021
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Introduction to the Command-Line

Instructor(s):
Cheyenne Payne, John Borghi
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Seats left: 30
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 your ...
Aug 03
2021
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Introduction to Practical Python

Instructor(s):
Cheyenne Payne, John Borghi
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Interested in learning the basics of programming with Python? This class provides a beginner-friendly introduction to Python syntax, data types, and operations.
Aug 05
2021
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Introduction to Practical Python: Part 2

Instructor(s):
Cheyenne Payne, John Borghi
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This class is a beginner-friendly continuation of the content covered in “Introduction to Practical Python” that will introduce loops, conditional statements, and writing your first script. Before taking this class, please ensure that you have taken “Introduction to Practical Python” and/or are already familiar with the basics of Python syntax, ...
Aug 12
2021
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Introduction to Research Data Management

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 36
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 ...
Aug 18
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Health Research Reporting Guidelines: How and Why to Utilize them in Your Research

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
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Seats left: 46
Do you use reporting guidelines while writing manuscripts? These simple, structured tools are designed to help health researchers report a clear and complete account of their research. Since the publication of CONSTORT, the first health research reporting guideline, the research community has developed guidelines for many different study types. Following ...
Aug 23
2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Enhancing Your Researcher Profile with ORCID

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 46
ORCID is a persistent digital identifier that connects you to the work you’ve done. Granting agencies, publishers, research institutions, and other organizations are increasingly requiring ORCID and an ORCID iD can be used to connect and unlock many useful research tools. This workshop will discuss the different uses of ORCID and ...
Aug 24
2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

A Brief Introduction to Data Sharing

Instructor(s):
John Borghi
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Seats left: 47
Researchers are increasingly expected to make their data and other research products available to others. This workshop will provide an introduction to research data sharing- from different models of sharing (ie. open sharing vs. controlled access) to the variety of tools available to Stanford affiliates who want or need to ...
Aug 25
2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

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

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren
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Seats left: 44
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 ...
Aug 27
2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Research Impact Series: Understanding Research Metrics

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren
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Seats left: 49
The Research Impact Series is a series of workshops that focus on the use of research metrics in the sciences to measure the impact of individuals, scholarly articles, and academic journals. In “Understanding Research Metrics,” you will be introduced to the landscape of research metrics and its uses in measuring ...
Sep 02
2021
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
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Seats left: 40
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 15
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain   

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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Seats left: 19
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 ...
Sep 15
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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

Instructor(s):
Chris Stave
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Seats left: 47
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 15
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

PubMed: Basic to Advanced Techniques

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 48
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 ...
Sep 21
2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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

Instructor(s):
Amanda Woodward
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Seats left: 41
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 ...
Sep 29
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Quick Start: A 60-minute Research Toolkit

Instructor(s):
Connie Wong
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Seats left: 50
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 ...
Oct 13
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain   

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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Seats left: 19
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 ...
Nov 24
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain   

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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 ...
Dec 08
2021
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Stanford Hospital Fountain   

Architectural History Walking Tour

Instructor(s):
Drew Bourn
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 ...