Amanda Woodward

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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
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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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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
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Make Your Data More Usable: README Files with Dryad

by on October 6, 2023 12:37 pm
A README file serves as a crucial component of data documentation, providing important context and instructions for understanding and utilizing the data. They can also be tricky to prepare and are a common sticking point in the data publishing process. Properly preparing a README can make sure your dataset is published rapidly and smoothly, and… Read more Make Your Data More Usable: README Files with Dryad
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It’s National Library Week!

by on April 23, 2023 9:00 am
National Library Week is an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening our communities. The American Library Association began celebrating National Library Week in 1957 in an effort to motivate people to read and support the use of libraries. The 2023 celebration is the 65th… Read more It’s National Library Week!
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Access Articles with LibKey Nomad

by on April 1, 2023 9:00 am
To celebrate National Library Week this April, we are highlighting LibKey Nomad, a simple browser extension designed to connect you to Lane Library’s licensed content. Setting up the LibKey Nomad extension is an easy way to make Lane Library part of your research routine. What is LibKey Nomad? LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that… Read more Access Articles with LibKey Nomad
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Women in Data Science @ Lane Medical Library Virtual Conference

by on March 8, 2023 9:00 am
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Lane Library is announcing our 5th annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Stanford @ Lane Medical Library regional event! Save the date for our half-day virtual conference on Wednesday, April 26th from 9AM to 12:30PM.  WiDS Stanford @ Lane Medical Library is an independent event that is organized by… Read more Women in Data Science @ Lane Medical Library Virtual Conference
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Color Our Collections

by on March 1, 2023 9:00 am
Do you enjoy coloring or know someone who does? If so, check out Lane Library’s Medical History Center 2023 Coloring book. Started by The New York Academy of Medicine Library in 2016, Color Our Collections is an annual coloring festival on social media organized by libraries, archives, and cultural institutions from around the globe. Each… Read more Color Our Collections
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Embase: A Biomedical Database to Go Beyond PubMed

by on March 1, 2023 9:00 am
At Lane Library, we provide access to a wide variety of databases to help you comprehensively search biomedical literature. Embase is an excellent database to choose when you want to expand your PubMed search, whether you are working on a systematic review, scoping review, or comprehensive literature search. Embase also has some unique search tools… Read more Embase: A Biomedical Database to Go Beyond PubMed
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Need to Share Your Data? Try Dryad

by on February 1, 2023 9:00 am
Do you have questions about how and where to share your data to be in compliance with NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy? This policy expects that researchers will “maximize appropriate data sharing.” The Dryad Digital Repository may be a good solution for openly sharing your datasets. Dryad is a curated resource that makes research… Read more Need to Share Your Data? Try Dryad