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13th-Century Medical Book in Lane Library Now Digitized

by on January 14, 2021 9:00 am
Thousands of rare books are housed in The Medical History Center, located in Lane Library. Now you can view the oldest book in the collection online. The oldest book in the collection is a 13th-century Arabic manuscript that was part of an encyclopedia called “The Comprehensive Book on the Art of Medicine” (الشامل في الصناعة… Read more 13th-Century Medical Book in Lane Library Now Digitized

Lane Library Hours for Winter Close

by on November 30, 2020 9:00 am
Lane Medical Library will have an extended closure during Stanford’s Winter Close. Lane library will have limited hours from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Monday, December 14 through Saturday, December 19. During these hours, document delivery services, pickup services, Lane Chat/AskUs will be available. Document delivery requests placed after December 18, 2020 will not… Read more Lane Library Hours for Winter Close

Stanford Faculty Senate Approves an Open Access Policy

by on November 24, 2020 4:39 pm
On November 19th, Stanford’s Faculty Senate approved an Open Access Policy for the university. The adoption of this policy demonstrates Stanford’s commitment to openness in research. The policy relates to self-archiving of scholarly work and does not dictate where authors can choose to publish their work. The policy includes three items, which we have summarized… Read more Stanford Faculty Senate Approves an Open Access Policy

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

by on November 16, 2020 9:00 am
Throughout the month of November, Lane Library is joining Stanford Palliative Care Center of Excellence and organizations across the nation to raise awareness of the benefits of palliative care. Palliative care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) is both a philosophy of care and a type of medical care for people living with a serious illness. This type of… Read more November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

Celebrating National Nurse Practitioner (NP) Week

by on November 9, 2020 9:00 am
From November 8th-14th, we are joining the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) in honoring the NP’s role in strengthening patient health amid the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. The theme for this year’s celebration of NP Week is “NPs Moving Forward: Today. Tomorrow. Together.” The 2020 commemoration occurs as NPs combat COVID-19 and the… Read more Celebrating National Nurse Practitioner (NP) Week

Thanksgiving Hours and Winter Close Announcements

by on November 2, 2020 9:00 am
In observance of Thanksgiving, Lane Medical Library will be open with virtual hours from 8 am to 12 pm on Wednesday, November 25. The library will be closed from Thursday, November 26th through Sunday, November 29th. During this closure, all virtual and pickup services will be unavailable. Lane will also have an extended closure during… Read more Thanksgiving Hours and Winter Close Announcements

Nurses Make a Difference. We Are Here to Help.

by on May 5, 2020 4:06 pm
May is National Nurses Month, and now more than ever, we want to celebrate nurses’ vital work. Connie Wong, our Nursing Liaison Librarian, is available to help nurses across Stanford Medicine. Connie Wong, MLIS, MPVM, DVMhongnei@stanford.edu(650) 497-8197 Through our Liaison Program, your partner, Connie, can: Provide in-depth, one-on-one or small-group consulting on information management tools… Read more Nurses Make a Difference. We Are Here to Help.

COVID-19 Resources

by on March 30, 2020 4:23 pm
A tremendous amount of COVID-19 related research is currently underway. Many scholarly publishers have made articles related to COVID-19 freely available and an increasing amount of important and valuable work is being posted on preprint servers such as medRxiv and bioRxiv. Though our building is closed, Lane Library is ready to assist Stanford researchers and… Read more COVID-19 Resources

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

Try ECRI Guidelines Trust™

by on December 21, 2018 6:33 am
With July 2018 the shutdown of the National Guideline Clearinghouse, NGC, users are without an easy to use resource with strict inclusion criteria and quality assessments. To help fill the vacuum, the ECRI Institute is building the ECRI Guidelines Trust as a reliable repository of graded clinical practice guidelines. Their 471 guidelines, available via free registration… Read more Try ECRI Guidelines Trust™