Upcoming Classes

July 9
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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

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
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

A Brief Introduction to Preprints (via Zoom)

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 23
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

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