Chris Stave

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Welcome, 2020 Residents & Clinical Fellows!

by on July 16, 2020 11:06 am
Lane Medical Library welcomes you to Stanford! Lane is a world-class library with an extensive collection of journals, databases, and textbooks. Our dedicated staff provides a wide range of services, including literature review support; digital document delivery; and consultation services through Lane’s liaison program.  We also offer classes on topics ranging from how to conduct effective literature searches to managing… Read more Welcome, 2020 Residents & Clinical Fellows!

PubMed is Getting a New Look

by on September 23, 2019 10:33 am
In early 2020 the default PubMed search page will be updated to a new design. The new design will be mobile-responsive so you can easily search using a phone or tablet. Here are a few of the changes: 1. Search results will be sorted by best match by default, NOT by most recent! You have likely seen best match results in… Read more PubMed is Getting a New Look


by on June 21, 2019 9:38 pm
site: Exclude .coms from your search results: tetanus vaccine -site:.comSearch a single website: emergency medicine gamification site:stanford.eduSearch a specific domain: guidelines “urinary tract infections” children filetype: Search the full-text of PDFs: validated resilience physician filetype:pdfSearch other filetypes, including PPT (PowerPoint slides): residents sleep pods filetype:ppt Combine filetype and site searches: Search for PPT slides at Stanford:  residents sleep pods… Read more 3 POWER-TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR GOOGLE SEARCH SKILLS

Try Gideon and VisualDX in STD Awareness Month

by on April 1, 2019 9:09 am
Lane features GIDEON and VisualDx as its April “Resources of the Month” in STD Awareness Month. GIDEON: Global Infectious Disease & Epidemiology Network For travel medicine and infectious disease practitioners as well as microbiologistsComprehensive database of infectious disease outbreaksDifferential diagnosis, country information and treatment options based on entered patient informationDistribution of disease visually displayed on global… Read more Try Gideon and VisualDX in STD Awareness Month

Go beyond PubMed for Research on Nutrition and Food Science!

by on March 4, 2019 9:48 am
March is National Nutrition Month! Lane is highlighting Natural Medicines Database, CAB Abstracts and Global Health as its March “Resources of the Month.” Natural Medicines Database Unbiased, evidence based database Look up interactions between supplements, prescription, and over-the-counter medications Clinically relevant and evidence backed dosing information for specific conditions Evidence based data on efficacy and safety Patient… Read more Go beyond PubMed for Research on Nutrition and Food Science!

Open Access Week!

by on October 8, 2015 11:09 am
International Open Access Week is coming soon, October 19 – 25th. The theme this year is “Open for Collaboration.” Here are some of the OA events and webinars happening before, during and after Open Access Week: Webinar: October 16: Open Science Framework: Increasing Reproducibility Across the Entire Research Lifecycle Conference: October 16: Open Access: Reclaiming… Read more Open Access Week!