Upcoming Classes

July 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
July 14
2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
   

A Brief Introduction to Preprints (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
John Borghi, PhD
Preprints are an increasingly visible way for biomedical researchers to widely and quickly disseminate their work. This introduction will cover the benefits (and potential drawbacks) of publishing preprints as well as how to use preprint servers like bioRxiv and medRxiv to share your work and find work shared by others. Please ... More
July 21
2020
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
   

Research Impact Series: Maximizing your research impact (via Zoom)

Instructor(s):
Lily Ren, MLS
Taking charge of and managing your researcher identify is important to distinguish you and your work from other researchers. It allows you to track the impact of your research, increase the visibility of your work, and connect all of your contributions over time. Your researcher identity is formed by combining ... More
July 23
2020
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
   

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

Instructor(s):
Amelia Llorens, MSIS
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