Research services

Subject Librarians

Support research, teaching, and learning through their advanced expertise in a wide range of subject areas.

Bibliography management

Tips for using bibliographic citation management tools, including RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, and Mendeley.

Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR)

The Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR) enables digital research and teaching to encourage and inspire innovative scholarship throughout the University.
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Data Management Services

Data Management Services assists Stanford researchers with the organization, management, and curation of research data to enhance its preservation and access now and into the future.
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Digitization services

Stanford University provides high quality digitization services for a wide variety of library collection materials.

General reference

Get research help in person, or through email, phone, or instant chat.

Multimedia and technology

Hardware, software, training, and consulting for students, faculty, and instructors using multimedia in their work.

Research alerts

Receive automatic notifications about new research in any area you choose.

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Software and Services for Data Science

Welcome to SSDS consulting, workshop, and data services.

Special & archival collections reference

Assistance in finding and using manuscripts, rare books, archival materials, and other Special Collections resources.

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Spotlight at Stanford

Spotlight at Stanford provides an application for showcasing digital content from the Stanford Digital Repository in the form of easy-to-produce digital exhibits and projects.
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Stanford Digital Repository

The Stanford Digital Repository (SDR) offers services for preserving and managing access to research content of long-term value, archived by Stanford faculty, students, and departments. SDR also preserves Stanford Libraries' extensive digital library collections.
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Stanford Geospatial Center

Supporting the use of spatial data and technologies in research and teaching at Stanford. The Stanford Geospatial Center provides workshops, data access, spatial data infrastructure and consulting services.
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The Carpentries at Stanford

An overview of The Carpentries program at Stanford and descriptions of The Carpentries lesson programs, including Data Carpentry, Library Carpentry, and Software Carpentry. Links to further information on workshop topics, instructor training, and our campus membership.