Tag: Tech Tips

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

8 New Browsers

by on March 28, 2017 12:46 pm
PC Magazine has an overview of 8 web browsers that provide an alternative to the “Big 4” that most people use (FireFox, IE, Chrome and Safari). Each of the 8 browsers has different sets of attributes that make it a viable or an even better alternative to what you’re using now. Concerned about malware? Try… Read more 8 New Browsers

Suggest a Purchase

by on March 16, 2017 3:38 pm
Do you know of a great book, an important journal or a very useful database? Please let us know. Go to the Lane Library Home Page, click on the red “Contact us” button on the right side, select “Suggest a Purchase.” The librarians consider every suggestion carefully. The more you can tell us about how… Read more Suggest a Purchase

Tech Tip Tuesday: The Gene Symbol Dilemma in Excel

by on January 5, 2016 8:15 am
Do you ever open high-throughput data in Excel only to find that some of your gene symbols get converted into date format? Learn how to avoid this dilemma by following the simple steps outlined in Yale’s Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library blog post “Do not let Excel deplete your gene list.” Have any great tech… Read more Tech Tip Tuesday: The Gene Symbol Dilemma in Excel

Tech Tip Tuesday: Subject Portals

by on May 19, 2015 10:15 am
Welcome back to Tech Tip Tuesday! This week is all about portals. No, not those portals – Lane’s Specialty Portals! Lane has a wide variety of specialty portals designed to meet the varied information needs of many of the departments, divisions, centers, and nursing units here at Stanford Medicine. You might be asking yourself, but… Read more Tech Tip Tuesday: Subject Portals

Tech Tip Tuesday: Collaborate on scientific papers with Overleaf

by on April 28, 2015 11:05 pm
Do you want to collaborate with colleagues to write and publish scientific academic papers more effectively and efficiently? Then give Overleaf a try! At the beginning of 2015, Stanford University Libraries started a 1-year trial of 10GB Overleaf Pro for all Stanford University faculty, students, and staff. Overleaf, formerly known as WriteLaTeX, is an online collaborative environment… Read more Tech Tip Tuesday: Collaborate on scientific papers with Overleaf