Blog topic: Science

ChemOffice Professional - Version 18 and Signals Notebook available

November 9, 2018
by Grace Baysinger

ChemOffice Professional Version 18 that has just been released is a robust, scientifically-intelligent research productivity suite of desktop software.  Our campus-wide site license includes Signals Notebook Individual Edition, a cloud-based electronic lab notebook.  Signals Notebook is an intuitive and effective scientific research data management solution.  Write up your research data and experiments, then drag and drop, store, organize, share, find and filter data with ease.  Learn more or use ChemOffice Professional and Signals Notebook

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SDR Deposit of the Month: Endangered sharks of Peru and the ban to save them

November 4, 2018
by Hannah Frost

Note to our readers: The Stanford Digital Repository team is reviving our popular blog series in order to highlight some of the terrific content deposited by our community on a regular basis. Be on the lookout for monthly posts!

When Biology student Julia Grace Mason requested a DOI from the SDR team for her recent dataset deposit, I was pleased to see continued uptake of our DOI service launched earlier this year with Stanford Libraries' new membership to DataCite.  This service is of growing importance to Stanford’s publishing researchers!  While preparing the metadata for the DOI, I had the opportunity to check out what her research is all about. If you are interested in sharks, Peru, ecology, and qualitative-quantitative hybrid research methods, you will agree this work is impressive!

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Science Library Newsletter, October 2018

October 17, 2018
by Michael L Newman

With ten issues per year, the Science Library Newsletter publishes news from the Robin Li & Melissa Ma Science Library.  Sign up to receive issues via email as they are published.  Contents of the October 2018 issue.

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Overleaf launches a new platform

October 9, 2018
by Michael L Newman

Overleaf, the online LaTeX tool for collaborative writing and publishing, recently launched a new platform with improved functionality for writing and publishing of research papers.  The new platform was announced in a press release in September.

Data Management Services Newsletter for October 2018

September 25, 2018
by Amy E. Hodge

Stanford Libraries' Data Management Services (nearly) monthly newsletter is chock full of news and tips to help you manage, describe, share, and preserve your research data. Regular features include:

  • Feature Story
  • Tip of the Month
  • Dataset(s) of the Month
  • Tool Spotlight
  • Learn More
  • Further Reading

You can read the latest issue online and subscribe to the newsletter on our website

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Science Library Newsletter, September 2018

September 21, 2018
by Michael L Newman

With ten issues per year, the Science Library Newsletter publishes news from the Robin Li & Melissa Ma Science Library.  Sign up to receive issues via email as they are published.  Contents of the September 2018 issue:

Welcoming new graduate students in Science and Engineering

September 20, 2018
by Ashley Jester

On Tuesday September 18, 2018, the librarians and staff of the Science & Engineering Resource Group hosted an orientation and welcome session for new graduate students in the Mackenzie Room in the Huang Building.  If you weren't able to join us or would just like to refresh your memory, the slides from our presentation are available here: 2018 Science & Engineering Graduate Student Orientation

We hope to see you in one of our branches soon!

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Recap of Stanford Hopkins Marine Station event on 28 April 2018

June 12, 2018
by Grace Baysinger

On Saturday, 28 April 2018, from 1:30-3:30 pm, 41 attendees from the ACS Silicon Valley Section and from Stanford University met at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station (HMS) in Pacific Grove. 

For the first hour Dr. Amanda Whitmire, Head Librarian of Hopkins Miller Library and Assistant Director for the Station, covered the history of the Station and a long-term collaborative research project for collecting oceanographic data.   Her presentation also included her discovery of this data in the Library and her recent efforts to preserve and provide broader access to this data by having it digitized.  

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