Blog topic: Science

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Free Overleaf Pro Account for all Stanford students, faculty, staff

February 5, 2016

Sign up now for your free Overleaf pro account. As part of the Stanford University Overleaf group, you have access to a collaborative editing and writing tool for LaTeX projects.  Overleaf integrates with Mendeley, Git, Plot.ly and many publishers including PLOS, PeerJ, SPIE, and Springer. Recent enhancements include spell checking for additional languages and integration with the new IEEE Collabratec platform

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Gear Up for Research Day, Thursday, January 28

January 21, 2016

Feeling overwhelmed? Need to get all your research articles organized and referenced?

Interested in writing for publication but need tips on how to present your findings?  Thinking about applying for funding, but don't know where to start?

Get tips for how to find grants, publish articles and organize your research at Gear Up for Research Day on Thursday, January 28 from 1 to 5 pm in the Mackenzie room on the third floor of the Huang Engineering Center.

Rock fractures

SDR Deposit of the Week: Geology research will stand the test of time

October 12, 2015
by Amy E. Hodge

Faculty retire, projects end, and the outputs of important research languish on forgotten hard drives and servers. It happens all the time. But retiring Professors Atilla Aydin and David Pollard wanted to be sure it didn't happen to them. For 25 years they co-directed the Stanford Rock Fracture Project (RFP) in the Geology and Environmental Sciences Department, but they were concerned about the long-term availability of the research outputs of that project once they retired. 

Until they found out about the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR).

Libraries and CEHG co-sponsor Software Carpentry workshop

September 11, 2015
by Amy E. Hodge

On July 23rd and 24th, 2015, Stanford's Center for Computational, Evolutionary and Human Genomics (CEHG) and Data Management Services co-sponsored a Software Carpentry Workshop on Stanford University campus. Software Carpentry is a non-profit volunteer organization focused on teaching researchers core computing skills for getting more done in less time and with less pain. The workshop had twenty-one participants, including graduate students, postdocs, and faculty, who all gathered in the teaching corner of the Branner Earth Sciences Library for two intense days of learning.

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