Category: News

GIS Day 2017 Workshops!

by on November 9, 2017 9:47 pm
Join Stanford Libraries in preparing for GIS Day ( Wednesday, November 15th) by attending a workshop next Monday or Tuesday on Skynet or CARTO. Deep Learning + Satellite Imagery Tutorial with Drew Bollinger of Development SeedMONDAY, NOV 131:00-5:00 PM (PST)Branner Earth Sciences Library | 397 Panama Mall | Stanford, CA 94305 Skynet is optimized for… Read more GIS Day 2017 Workshops!

New Exhibit on Display in the Library

by on November 7, 2017 8:45 pm
A new exhibit about the role of the Stanford University School of Medicine in WWI is now on view in Lane Library, marking the 100th anniversary of the US entry into the war. The exhibit examines the split that occurred within the university and the country over the proper role of the US when war… Read more New Exhibit on Display in the Library

Cuba outperforms U.S. healthcare in cost-effectiveness – by a large margin

by on November 6, 2017 4:28 pm
Cuba achieves nearly the same outcomes in 4 key indicators while spending 15 times less per capita, according to statistics gathered from the World Health Organization. A RAND blog post by Melody Harvey and Claire E. O’Hanlon, Doing more with less: Lessons from Cuba’s Healthcare system, summarizes the key differences, including medical education, between the… Read more Cuba outperforms U.S. healthcare in cost-effectiveness – by a large margin

AHRQ Releases First Public Database on Nation’s Health Systems

by on October 18, 2017 9:17 pm
In 2015, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) created the Comparative Health System Performance (CHSP) Initiative to study how health care systems promote evidence-based practices in delivering care. AHRQ’s goal is to understand the factors that affect health systems’ use of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) and to identify best practices in disseminating and… Read more AHRQ Releases First Public Database on Nation’s Health Systems

Architectural History Walking Tour

by on September 25, 2017 5:40 pm
Join Drew Bourn, PhD, the Historical Curator of the Stanford Medical History Center in Lane Library, for a monthly walking tour of the architectural history of the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Bourn discusses the School’s built environment within the context of its history, which stretches back to 1850s San Francisco. Tours are free… Read more Architectural History Walking Tour

New Resource: Stahl Online

by on September 7, 2017 5:16 pm
We have concluded our trial of Cambridge University Press’ Stahl Online neuropsychopharmacology. We expect that the access to our subscription to this resource will be seamless. We wish to thank everyone who sent us their thoughtful comments during the trial period. The library needs your help to evaluate new information resources. Stahl Online neuropsychopharmacology provides… Read more New Resource: Stahl Online

UpToDate MobileComplete Available

by on July 28, 2017 3:00 pm
You now have the option of downloading the content of UpToDate (with or without graphics) to your mobile device. It means you don’t need an internet connection to access UpToDate. However, good Wi-Fi is required for initial download and subsequent full content updates. Options for downloading: -1- All Topics and Graphics (1.1 GB/local storage req)… Read more UpToDate MobileComplete Available

Embase® Available to Stanford Users

by on July 14, 2017 3:17 pm
To expand Lane Library’s support for systematic reviews we have added a biomedical and pharmacological abstracting and indexing database of published literature, Embase®, by Elsevier. Embase® contains over 32 million records from over 8,500 currently published journals (1947-present) and is noteworthy for its extensive coverage of the international pharmaceutical and alternative/complementary medicine literature. Journal coverage… Read more Embase® Available to Stanford Users

Sanford Guides Mobile App now available

by on April 27, 2017 10:23 am
Now we have all three Sanford Guides in one mobile app: • Antimicrobial Therapy • Hepatitis Therapy • HIV/AIDS Therapy FREE OF CHARGE: Download and Install Requirements: iOS8.0 , Android4.0 , or Windows 10. To register Sanford Guides requires you go through the online purchase form. You do not have to pay anything and will… Read more Sanford Guides Mobile App now available

Science Journals tracking you

by on March 29, 2017 1:13 pm
A new post, Reader Privacy for Research Journals is Getting Worse, on the Go to Hellman blog describes how journals, peer-reviewed and published by major publishers, track your web use with cookies to direct advertising to you. Some publishers, such as Oxford, employ secure (https) connections. Others do not. According to an earlier post a… Read more Science Journals tracking you