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Terman Engineering Library

Workshops

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The Terman Library librarians offer workshops on advanced searching techniques available in Scopus, Web of Science, Google Scholar, xSearch and SearchWorks, bibliographic management tools including Mendeley, Refworks, EndNote and Zotero, research sources for standards, patents and material science.  Workshops are held in the Huang Center. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend.  If the session you want is not being offered this term, or if you want to suggest a workshop that we can add, please email us at enreferenc@stanford.edu

Please REGISTER at our CourseWork project site so we may notify you of any room or date changes.

Citation Tools Overview

Overview of the citation management tools available at Stanford University: EndNote, RefWorks, Mendeley and Zotero.

Fall Quarter 2014 dates

Sessions in Huang, room 203

Friday 9/26 12-1 pm

Monday 9/29 12-1 pm

Thursday 10/2 12-1 pm

Sessions in the Green Library, Information Center classroom

Tuesday 9/30 12-1pm

RSVP for your preferred session on our CourseWork project site. 

Citation Tools Workshop materials

Mendeley Workshops--Organize, Collaborate, Discover

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.

Fall Quarter 2014 dates

Sessions in Huang, room 203

Wednesday 10/1 12-1 pm

Friday 10/3 12-1 pm

Monday 10/13 12-1 pm [session cancelled]

Tuesday 10/14 12-1

Sessions in the Green Library, Information Center classroom

Tuesday 9/30 3-4 pm

Friday 10/17 12-1 pm

If none of these workshop days and times work for you, please contact Helen Josephine (helenj@stanford.edu) to set up a consultation session.

RSVP for your preferred session on our CourseWork project site.

Mendeley Workshop materials

Papers3

Learn about the updates to Papers and how this tool can be used to organize your personal files.  Papers3 is avialable for the Mac, IOS and PC.

Fall Quarter 2014 dates

No sessions planned for this quarter

RSVP for your preferred session on our CourseWork project site.

Using EndNote and EndNoteWeb Citation Managers

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.

Fall Quarter 2014 dates

All sessions will be in Huang room 218

Tuesday 10/7 - Noon-1:00

Friday 10/10 - Noon-1:00

RSVP for your preferred session on our CourseWork project site.

Workshop materials

 

Using RefWorks Citation Manager

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.

Fall Quarter 2014 dates

All sessions will be held in Huang room 219

Tuesday 9/30 - Noon-1 pm

Friday 10/3 - 11am-Noon

Wednesday 10/8 Noon-1 pm

Friday 10/10 11am-Noon

RSVP for your preferred session on our CourseWork project site.

Using Zotero to manage citations

Learn how to use Zotero to help you organize your research, manage citations, and insert citations into documents.

Fall Quarter 2014 dates

No sessions planned this quarter.  Check for Zotero workshops at Green Library.

RSVP for your preferred session on our CourseWork project site.

Research Tools Beyond Google--What are you missing?

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.

Fall Quarter 2014 dates

No sessions currently planned.  Look for 'Advanced Google' on Coursework instead.

RSVP for your preferred session on our CourseWork project site.

Building your research toolkit - tips and tools for publishing

Tips and tools from the library on finding collaborators, places to publish, tracking your publications, and more.

Fall Quarter 2014 dates

Sessions in Huang, room 203

Thursday, October 16 - Noon-1pm

Tuesday, October 21 - Noon-1pm

RSVP for your preferred session on our CourseWork project site.

Workshop materials

Electronic Handbooks at Stanford

Discover three electronic handbook packages.  Knovel, CRCnetBase and McGraw-Hill all offer online access to handbooks and other resources.  We will talk about features and limitations of these products.

Fall Quarter 2014 dates

No sessions planned for this quarter.

RSVP for your preferred session on our CourseWork project site.

Medical Device Resources

The Stanford Libraries have several specialized resources available specifically for those researching and developing medical devices.  Come learn about the ASM Materials for Medical Devices database and the ASTM Medical Device Standards portal. 

Fall Quarter 2013 dates

All sessions will be held in Huang room 219

Tuesday 10/8 12-1 pm

Tuesday 10/15 12-1 pm

RSVP for your preferred session on our CourseWork project site.

Medical Device Resources Workshop materials

Springer Images

Learn about the Springer images database.  Get great images, charts and graphs for use in your papers.

Fall Quarter 2014 dates

No sessions planned for this quarter.

RSVP for your preferred session on our CourseWork project site