Blog topic: Engineering

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Data Day 2015 Live via BlueJeans

April 3, 2015
by Amy E. Hodge

We are pleased to announce that Data Day 2015 will be made available live via BlueJeans!

On the morning of the event, click here to authenticate into BlueJeans using your SUNet ID. This service is only available to individuals with a Stanford ID. Up to 100 people will be able to watch the event from 8:30am to 1:00pm. First come, first served!

Nearly 250 people signed up within 48 hours of the announcement of the event, which will take place April 13, 2015 at the Li Ka Shing Conference Center at Stanford.

Gear Up for Research Day, Monday April 6, 2015

March 31, 2015

The Science and Engineering Libraries and the Lane Medical Library have teamed up to create an event for graduate students, post-docs, and undergraduate researchers. Gear Up for Research Day on Monday, April 6 will have multiple activities including an information fair, lightning talks, demos, and publisher workshops.

Campus organizations and units attending the event include the Office of Research, Biosciences Grant Writing Academy, ICME C2 Consulting, the Stanford Geospatial Center and the Technical Communication Program.  External participants representing publishers and research tool vendors such as Mendeley, EndNote, JOVE, PeerJ, IEEE, Annual Reviews, Elsevier and Springer will also offer lightning talks and workshops.

SDR Deposit of the Week: Better processes for better chips

It only makes sense that if you were making solar cells or computer chips that you would choose the best materials for those tasks. It's a no-brainer, right? The problem is that the best materials might be very expensive to use. 

Such has been the case with gallium arsenide, but this may be changing.

Bruce Clemens and Garrett Hayes have developed a new way of making chips from gallium arsenide that brings down the cost considerably. They created a video that describes a new manufacturing process, and they have preserved that video in the Stanford Digital Repository for you to download and watch!

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Overleaf trial--feedback request

March 11, 2015

The Stanford University Libraries are hosting a one-year trial of Overleaf Pro for those who use LaTex for writing articles or dissertations and for those working on collaborative projects.  We would like your feedback on the Overleaf trial.  Are you using Overleaf?  Do you have suggestions for the Overleaf development team? Use this link to provide your comments.

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Terman Engineering Library News - March 2015

March 5, 2015

We are pleased to announce the March 2015 digital issue of the Terman Engineering Library News.

In the news this month:

 

  • New Face at the Geospatial Center
  • Gear Up 4 Research – April 6th
  • Bloomberg Training – April 9th
  • Data Day at Stanford – April 13th
  • Green Building Resources
  • Multi-Downloading On ScienceDirect
  • NewSpace Global 2015 Investor Report

Read the full newsletter online.

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