Finding the best tool for your research and using it efficiently is a challenge for all students. The Stanford Libraries offer workshops to help you increase your skill level and explore new resources. Sign-up to learn about citation management tools such as Mendeley, EndNote and RefWorks as well as how to search for grants, patents, chemical information, energy information and how to keep current with new research. This year we have added a new workshop on tips and tools for publishing. The Stanford Geospatial Center in the Branner Library offers workshops on GIS data creation and management, GPS and mobile data collection and ArcGIS. All workshops are free and all Stanford students, faculty and staff are welcome. Workshops are held in the Green Library, Swain Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Library, Branner Earth Sciences Library and the Huang Engineering Center. View the list of Fall 2014 workshops and sign-up.
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Is your research confused with others who have a similar name as yours? Do you have problems distinguishing between authors with similar names?
As an author or researcher you need to be able to easily and uniquely attach your identity to your scholarly output including datasets, articles, books, citations, and experiments. You want to be sure you are recognized for the great work you do! The best solution is to register for your personal ORCID id to claim your publications and connect your scholarly contributions.
The Stanford Chemistry Department's Student Activity Committee, the Stanford Chemistry Department, and the Swain Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Library are co-hosting ACS on Campus at Stanford which will be held on Saturday, September 20th from 8:30am - 6:30pm in the Huang Engineering Center, Room 300 (Mackenzie Room).
This event is free but registration is required in order to attend. You are invited to come for as many of the sessions as your schedule allows. Complimentary food will be provided for all registered participants.
Save the date! Two workshops on Altmetric will be offered on Monday, August 4, 2014. One aimed at library staff will be held from 1:30-3:00 PM and a second one for library users will be held from 3:15-4:15 PM. The speakers for both sessions are Sara Rouhi, Altmetric, and Kortney Capretta, Digital Science (Altmetric's parent company).
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- Scientists use light to make mice asocial
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Welcome to the new Swain Library website!
Comments and suggestions are most welcome. Please send feedback to graceb[at]stanford.edu As we are still migrating content, the URL to the old Swain Library website is http://lib.stanford.edu/swain