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Quality Spine Care

by on March 7, 2019 10:13 am
Lane appreciatively received Quality Spine Care: healthcare systems, quality reporting, and risk adjustment as a gift of the author, John Ratliff, Professor of Neurosurgery and, by courtesy, of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center. Features: Provides insight on quality reporting in different healthcare systems Illustrates the state of the art in spine quality reporting: the first… Read more Quality Spine Care

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!

Women in Data Science (WiDS) Regional Event at Lane

by on February 13, 2019 9:55 am
Lane is pleased to be an official ambassador of Women in Data Science (WiDS)* and to host an affiliated event WiDS Palo Alto @ Stanford Lane Medical Library.  On March 4, 2019, we will livestream the WiDS opening session followed by a panel discussion with information professionals who have built careers in data science. All the tickets… Read more Women in Data Science (WiDS) Regional Event at Lane

Two Books in Health Services Research

by on February 7, 2019 3:05 pm
Lane gratefully received Health Disparities in the United States and Introduction to US Health Policy as gifts from the author, Donald A. Barr, Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University. Health disparities in the United States The health care system in the United States has been called the best in the world. Yet wide health disparities persist between… Read more Two Books in Health Services Research

Lane's First Online CME Course Free to All

by on January 14, 2019 3:44 pm
Lane Medical Library has just launched Locating and Using Medical Information in the Digital Age,” a collection of short CME modules aimed at improving medical information management skills. Designed to meet the educational needs of a wide variety of medical specialties and professions (physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, etc.), this course will describe and demonstrate various strategies and tools… Read more Lane's First Online CME Course Free to All

Changes to Kanopy Access

by on December 18, 2018 12:00 pm
Stanford Libraries announced the “Changes to Kanopy Streaming Service” effective December 15. Due to the cost model Kanopy uses, Stanford Libraries, as well as several other academic libraries, are adjusting their access plans. Please click here for the announcement from Stanford Libraries. Summary of Stanford’s changes to Kanopy Beginning Winter Quarter 2019, the Libraries will subscribe… Read more Changes to Kanopy Access

A Charitable Offer from Lane Medical Library

by on December 6, 2018 3:32 pm
Lane Medical Library wants to offer you an opportunity to be charitable and to forgive your fines and late fees at the same time. From now until January 11, 2019, you can pay off fines and fees while providing food for people in need in our community. Lane will reduce your fines in return for… Read more A Charitable Offer from Lane Medical Library

Secret Cures of Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

by on November 29, 2018 1:30 pm
Lane gratefully received Secret Cures of Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World as a gift of the author, Dr. Londa Schiebinger, John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science at Stanford University. “In this book, Londa Schiebinger examines medicine and human experimentation in the Atlantic World, exploring the circulation of people,… Read more Secret Cures of Slaves: People, Plants, and Medicine in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

What Lane Negotiated for Stanford Authors on Open Access Platforms

by on November 6, 2018 12:56 pm
Did you know what Lane Medical Library has negotiated on behalf of Stanford authors on some open access platforms? Please refer to the “Library Open Access Author Processing Charge Agreements” section on the bottom of this page for Stanford author discounts. Here are the list of the Open Access programs Lane Library participated: BioMed Central (BMC)… Read more What Lane Negotiated for Stanford Authors on Open Access Platforms

It's Open Access Week

by on October 23, 2018 11:23 am
Lane Medical Library proudly participates in the 2018 International Open Access Week, a global event now in its 11th year promoting Open Access as the new default in scholarship and research. This year’s theme is “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.” Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use… Read more It's Open Access Week