Category: News

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

Repeal & Replace Watch

by on March 14, 2017 2:44 pm
Repeal & Replace Watch from the Kaiser Health News site tracks “the new administration’s plans to revamp the health care system. With analysis, explanation, investigation and data, Repeal & Replace Watch follows the new politics of health care.” For a non-partisan, fact-based primer on the most recent legislative effort see the post: Say What? Fact-Checking… Read more Repeal & Replace Watch

Publishing Research Data

by on March 3, 2017 9:04 am
We find publishing research data becoming increasingly prevalent. Springer Nature recently updated their research data policies, which probably impacts many authors at the School of Medicine. To learn more about these policies and to see a list of Springer Nature journals that have adopted one of these policies we suggest researchers take a look at… Read more Publishing Research Data

Open Access Update

by on March 1, 2017 5:10 pm
GATES FOUNDATION AND AAAS Starting January 1, 2017 all Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded research published will be accessible immediately upon publication. The Foundation has formed a partnership with The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to ensure open access to research funded by the Gates Foundation and published in the Science… Read more Open Access Update