Nicole Soares

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Explore Virtual Reality with Our New Mobile VR Kit

by on November 18, 2017 5:32 pm
VR has arrived at Lane Medical Library!Mobile VR is one of the most accessible forms of VR currently available. When used in conjunction with a headset, most modern smartphones are capable of supporting at least a basic semi-immersive 360° experience, with many modern smartphones running operating systems that are compatible with more immersive VR experiences.… Read more Explore Virtual Reality with Our New Mobile VR Kit

Discover Ways to Save Time with Lane’s New and Improved Searches

by on August 23, 2016 10:42 am
Lane’s new search design makes it easier to search than ever before. All 6 Lane searches are just one click away! Here are some of the highlights of the new design: Lane+ – Same great search. Brand new name. Lane Search is now Lane+ Tabbed searching – Use the new search tabs to search using… Read more Discover Ways to Save Time with Lane’s New and Improved Searches

Tech Tip Tuesday: The Gene Symbol Dilemma in Excel

by on January 5, 2016 8:15 am
Do you ever open high-throughput data in Excel only to find that some of your gene symbols get converted into date format? Learn how to avoid this dilemma by following the simple steps outlined in Yale’s Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library blog post “Do not let Excel deplete your gene list.” Have any great tech… Read more Tech Tip Tuesday: The Gene Symbol Dilemma in Excel

6 Reasons You Need to Try the Beta Version of Lane's Newest Search Engine

by on October 21, 2015 10:46 am
Here at Lane Medical Library, we’re constantly innovating and improving our search technology to better meet your needs, and we need your feedback to make our best search engine yet even better. Here are 6 reasons you need to try the beta version of our newest search engine: Our most comprehensive search engine yet Lane’s newest… Read more 6 Reasons You Need to Try the Beta Version of Lane's Newest Search Engine

Tech Tip Tuesday: Subject Portals

by on May 19, 2015 10:15 am
Welcome back to Tech Tip Tuesday! This week is all about portals. No, not those portals – Lane’s Specialty Portals! Lane has a wide variety of specialty portals designed to meet the varied information needs of many of the departments, divisions, centers, and nursing units here at Stanford Medicine. You might be asking yourself, but… Read more Tech Tip Tuesday: Subject Portals

Tech Tip Tuesday: Collaborate on scientific papers with Overleaf

by on April 28, 2015 11:05 pm
Do you want to collaborate with colleagues to write and publish scientific academic papers more effectively and efficiently? Then give Overleaf a try! At the beginning of 2015, Stanford University Libraries started a 1-year trial of 10GB Overleaf Pro for all Stanford University faculty, students, and staff. Overleaf, formerly known as WriteLaTeX, is an online collaborative environment… Read more Tech Tip Tuesday: Collaborate on scientific papers with Overleaf

TODAY (4/6) is Gear Up for Research Day 2015

by on April 6, 2015 5:30 pm
Join Lane Medical Library, the Stanford University Libraries, and the Office of the Vice Provost of Graduate Education (VPGE) as we present Gear Up for Research Day 2015! Drop by the Mackenzie Room at the Huang Engineering Center any time from noon to 5pm! There are still seats left in the publishing workshops with Springer,… Read more TODAY (4/6) is Gear Up for Research Day 2015