Category: News

Aliso Canyon Natural Gas (Methane) Leak

by on February 9, 2016 4:48 pm
Several California, local, and federal agencies are responding to the natural gas leak at the Southern California Gas Company Aliso Canyon Facility that is affecting the Porter Ranch neighborhood in Los Angeles. The National Library of Medicine Disaster Information Management Research Center (NLM Disaster Health) provides information on public health aspects of chemical incidents for… Read more Aliso Canyon Natural Gas (Methane) Leak

Lead in the Flint, Michigan Water System - Info Resources

by on February 8, 2016 4:06 pm
Several Michigan, local, and federal agencies are responding to the presence of lead in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan. The National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services Division (NLM SIS) provides information on the medical and public health aspects of chemical incidents for health professionals, policy makers, and volunteers who may be responding to… Read more Lead in the Flint, Michigan Water System - Info Resources

Zika Virus Health Information Resources

by on February 5, 2016 4:27 pm
Discovered in the Zika Forest of Uganda in 1947 by a Scottish Researcher Alexander Haddow, the virus received almost no attention until a mutated strain appeared on Yap Island in Micronesia in 2007. The 2015 outbreak in South America gained attention because of the possible connection to the birth defect microcephaly. (1) The USHHS Disaster… Read more Zika Virus Health Information Resources

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

Taking My Medicine -- new book by SOM graduate Melanie Watkins

by on September 17, 2015 5:35 pm
¬† MAR MARKER Taking My Medicine: My Journey from Teenage Mother to Physician A memoir by Melanie Watkins (M.D. Stanford Medical School, 2003) describing her experience as a single mother, first generation college student and medical doctor. Dr. Watkins kindly donated a copy of this book to the library. She presently practices psychiatry Walnut Creek.… Read more Taking My Medicine -- new book by SOM graduate Melanie Watkins

Scanners Replace Photocopiers in the Lane Medical Library

by on September 2, 2015 1:54 pm
Lane Medical Library leaves the 20th century behind as we have replaced the old photocopy machine and the old scanning stations with 3 new scanning stations. You can find one these new scanners in the Consulting area and two will replace the old ones in the Redwood Room. You can scan PDFs to a flash… Read more Scanners Replace Photocopiers in the Lane Medical Library

Pay-to-cite, COI, or not?

by on August 31, 2015 5:24 pm
A company called Cyagen, which sells lab mice to researchers, started to offer a financial incentive for citations in peer-review research papers. The offer multiplied $100 by the impact factor of the journal. Last week, some bloggers and others publicized this. Then the internet exploded. But as explained by John Bohannon in the ScienceInsider Blog,… Read more Pay-to-cite, COI, or not?

Trial of AccessEmergencyMedicine until Aug. 14

by on July 17, 2015 4:09 pm
McGraw-Hill’s AccessEmergencyMedicine contains over 2 dozen e-books, and other resources, including Emergency Radiology Case Studies Case Files Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine Emergency Department Management Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies Decision Rules The Custom Curriculum tool. Send feedback to:¬† lane-trials@lists.stanford.edu. Trial ends August 14, 2015.

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

New Mobile Apps Class

by on March 6, 2015 12:13 am
Having trouble keeping up with all the great new biomedical apps out there? Then check out our brand new Mobile Apps class. Register now and join Clinical Librarian Nicole Capdarest-Arest on March 10th from 10:00am-11:15am in Alway Computer Lab M206 for this great new class!