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Color Our Collections

by on February 20, 2024 6:00 am
Do you like to relax or express your creativity by coloring in images? If so, check out our submission for this year’s Color Our Collections project! Every year the New York Academy of Medicine calls for libraries and archives to contribute historical images from their collections for people to color. The Medical History Center has… Read more Color Our Collections
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5 ways to Celebrate Love Data Week 2024

by on February 12, 2024 6:00 am
February 12-16, 2024, marks the annual international celebration of Love Data Week! This year the theme of Love Data Week is “My Kind of Data.” Data is personal. Spend time this week learning about data equity and inclusion, disciplinary communities, and creating a kinder world through data. If you have not participated previously, now is… Read more 5 ways to Celebrate Love Data Week 2024

Celebrate Black History Month: A Journey through Lane Library

by on February 2, 2024 2:34 pm
Lane Library celebrates Black History Month this February by proudly showcasing our diverse resources. We invite the Stanford Medicine community to visit the library (in-person or online) to explore our spaces and exhibits and browse our collections.  Visit the D-CORE Space Lane Library is proud to house the Diversity Center of Representation and Empowerment (D-CORE),… Read more Celebrate Black History Month: A Journey through Lane Library
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Dive into the Depths of Hospital Data with AHA Data Sets

by on February 1, 2024 8:00 am
Feeling lost in a sea of generic medical databases? Craving data that goes beyond diagnoses and procedures? Fear not for AHA Data is here to be your compass! Developed by the American Hospital Association, this treasure trove holds the key to unlocking a wealth of information about the inner workings of healthcare institutions across the… Read more Dive into the Depths of Hospital Data with AHA Data Sets
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New & Noteworthy Resources

by on January 25, 2024 11:56 am
Throughout 2023, Lane Library’s staff has been acquiring and cataloging new resources to support the work of Stanford Medicine. We’ve stocked up on hundreds of books, purchased large ebook collections, added new databases, and added to our print collections. We are excited to share our new resources with you! Some 2023 highlights include: The American… Read more New & Noteworthy Resources
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Altmetric Explorer: Unveiling the Buzz

by on January 1, 2024 9:00 am
Have you ever wondered how your research is impacting the world beyond the scope of academic publishing? Look no further than Altmetric Explorer, a powerful tool that unveils the online “buzz” surrounding your scholarly work. What is Altmetric Explorer? Altmetric Explorer is a unique platform that goes beyond traditional citation metrics, revealing the broader reach… Read more Altmetric Explorer: Unveiling the Buzz
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Public Domain Day 2024

by on December 31, 2023 9:00 am
January 1st, 2024, is Public Domain Day. Copyright laws vary by country, but in the United States, works registered or first published in the U.S. in 1928 enter the public domain on January 1st, 2024! The Public Domain and You Did you know that copyright can expire? When the copyright of a work expires, the… Read more Public Domain Day 2024
Stack of hardcover books, from the top down: Witness by Jamel Brinkley, Up Home by Ruth J Simmons, Ordinary Notes by Christina Sharpe, The Worlds I See by D. Fei-Fei Li, Suzuki by Eri Hotta, and Sounds Wild and Broken by David George Haskell. Below the books is a white furry blanket and a strand of fairy lights surround the book stack.

Dean Minor’s Winter Reading List

by on December 18, 2023 1:30 pm
Lloyd B. Minor, MD, Dean of Stanford School of Medicine, recently shared his 2023 winter reading list on social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, & Instagram). Describing his recommendations, Dean Minor stated: This past year has deepened my appreciation for stories and their power to unite us, ignite curiosity, and inspire. All can be found in my… Read more Dean Minor’s Winter Reading List
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Congratulations to the 2023 Stanford Highly Cited Researchers!

by on December 8, 2023 5:52 pm
Lane Medical Library would like to congratulate the 126 Stanford-affiliated researchers included in the Clarivate 2023 Highly Cited Researchers list!  What does it mean to be named a Highly Cited Researcher?    A Highly Cited Researcher is an individual who has demonstrated significant and broad influence in their field(s) of research.  Each year, Clarivate identifies… Read more Congratulations to the 2023 Stanford Highly Cited Researchers!
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Holiday Hours

by on December 1, 2023 5:03 pm
We wish you a relaxing and joyful holiday season! Lane Library will be closed during Stanford University’s Winter Closure, but our online resources are always accessible on our website.  Winter Intersession Winter Intersession hours will begin on Friday, December 15, and end on Wednesday, December 20. Winter Closure Hours & Services Lane Library will be… Read more Holiday Hours