New Science & Engineering Research Consulting Service

September 17, 2019
Dr. Amy E. Hodge
walk-in research consulting flyer

Stanford's Science & Engineering Libraries announce a new Drop-in Research Consulting service designed to help science students with a wide variety of software, coding, and data issues. The focus will be on assisting grad students and other scientific researchers with questions related to research projects.

Visit us at the Branner Earth Sciences Library on Thursdays from 1-3pm in October and November, or consult with us remotely during these times via zoom at

The service will be staffed by the following librarians and staff from our Science and Engineering Libraries:

Please check the schedule to see whether someone with the expertise you need is available that day. Expertise available at one or more of these sessions will include:

  • Arduino
  • Best practices
  • DOIs (digital object identifiers)
  • Data cleaning
  • Data management & data management plans
  • Data sources
  • Data visualization
  • Databases and SQL (structured query language)
  • Engineering design
  • Excel
  • Git
  • Intellectual Property (IP) for engineers & scientists
  • Machine learning
  • Mechatronics/automation
  • NCL (NCAR Command Language)
  • Open Refine
  • Python
  • R
  • Reproducibility
  • Shell
  • SPSS
  • Stanford Digital Repository
  • Stata
  • Statistical analysis
  • Tableau
  • Unix

Please contact us at with any questions about this service.