The Libraries are resuming limited in-person research activities by appointment only as part of the University's Research Restart Plan.
Learn more about the Libraries' entry requirements and available services.

Research Consulting for the Sciences


Date and Time 
February 20, 2020
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Branner Library Group Study Space
Event Sponsor 
Stanford Libraries Data Management Services

Drop-in Research Consulting

Drop-in consulting for your research projects will be available at Branner Library from 1-3 pm most Thursday afternoons during the 2020 Fall Quarter. Our library staff will be on-hand to help you with a wide variety of software, coding, and data issues.

We also do consultations during these hours via Zoom! Connect with us at

Contact us at with any questions about this service.

Expertise available at one or more 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
  • Open Refine
  • Python
  • R
  • Reproducibility
  • Shell
  • SPSS
  • Stanford Digital Repository
  • Stata
  • Statistical analysis
  • Tableau
  • Unix