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Thursday, October 8, 2015

12:30p-1:15p
Huang Center Room 203

Open to Stanford students, faculty, and staff. Please register.

Overleaf is a collaborative cloud based LaTeX tool which makes the process of writing, editing and publishing scientific papers faster and easier. New to LaTeX? This workshop will help you learn the basics and collaborate with others.
1:30p-2:15p
Huang Center, Room 219

Open to Stanford students, faculty, and staff.

RefWorks software indexes and organizes all of your citations. Your RefWorks account stays “live” as long as Stanford Libraries continue to subscribe to the product, even after you graduate.

Upcoming events

Friday, October 9, 2015

9a-12p
Stanford Geospatial Center, Branner Earth Sciences Library, 397 Panama Mall, 2nd Floor

Stanford Affiliates, only. 

Introduction to GIS Workshop This is the required workshop for gaining access to Stanford Geospatial Center computing resources. This introductory session will focus upon the fundamental concepts and skills needed to begin using Geographic Information Systems software for the exploration and analysis of spatial data using the ArcGIS platform. Topics will include:
11:30a-12:15p
Huang Center, Room 219

Open to Stanford students, faculty, and staff.

RefWorks software indexes and organizes all of your citations. Your RefWorks account stays “live” as long as Stanford Libraries continue to subscribe to the product, even after you graduate.
12:30p-1:15p
Huang Center, Room 219

Open to Stanford students, faculty, and staff. Please register.

Google Scholar offers great resources for researchers; this workshop will focus on Google Scholar and other tools for finding research articles, patents, technical conferences including Web of Science, Scopus, and Stanford's multi-site search tool, xSearch. Learn how to use Scopus, Web of Science, xSearch and Google Scholar to search smarter and faster.

Monday, October 12, 2015

12:30p-1:15p
Huang Center, Room 203

Open to Stanford students, faculty, and staff. Please register.

Overleaf is a collaborative cloud based LaTeX tool which makes the process of writing, editing and publishing scientific papers faster and easier. New to LaTeX? This workshop will help you learn the basics and collaborate with others.
4p-5p
Swain Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library Training Area
SciFinder includes many powerful tools you can use to find information on your topic. Learn how to use these tools to find review papers, the most cited papers, key authors and organizations, and related research on your topic. Also learn advanced strategies for locating substances and reactions of...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

10a-11a
Branner Earth Sciences Library Teaching Corner

No sign up is required, but space and computers are limited to approximately 20 participants.

The UNIX shell is a great tool for automating tasks. This workshop will walk you through an example of how to divide up a particular task into its component parts, use shell programs to complete those individual tasks, string together those individual tasks, and then run the entire workflow using a single command.
11:30a-12:15p
Huang Center, Room 203

Open to Stanford students, faculty, and staff. Please register.

EndNote 7X or EndNoteWeb software indexes and organizes all of your citations. Learn how to create output in a variety of bibliographic styles, or move to another citation management platform. Covers the new EndNote Manuscript Matcher and other new features for 2015.
1:30p-2:15p
Huang Center, Room 219

Open to Stanford students, faculty, and staff. Please register.

Mendeley is a desktop application and web-based software that indexes and organizes all of your PDF documents and research papers. Learn how to organize your collection, collaborate with other researchers, and discover new research papers. Join the Mendeley Stanford Group for more storage and ready access to other Stanford researchers.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

12p-1p
Branner Earth Sciences Library Teaching Corner, Mitchell Earth Sciences Building
How do you use Google to help organize your personal and professional work? This class will focus on tips for Google searching and how to use Google Drive to create spreadsheets with simultaneous editors, online polls, and slideshows. Participants will sign up for a Google account (if they don’t have one).
12:30p-1:15p
Huang Center, Room 203

Open to Stanford students, faculty, and staff. Please register.

Google Scholar offers great resources for researchers; this workshop will focus on Google Scholar and other tools for finding research articles, patents, technical conferences including Web of Science, Scopus, and Stanford's multi-site search tool, xSearch. Learn how to use Scopus, Web of Science, xSearch and Google Scholar to search smarter and faster.

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