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Tools for Staying on Top of the Biomedical Literature

  • Thursday, August 21, 2014  12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Researchers today confront an enormous and seemingly overwhelming flood of scientific literature, blogs, podcasts, and more . Fortunately, there are some excellent tools that can help you filter and organize the information that best matches your areas of interest. This workshop will provide a close look at: 1) powerful biology/medicine article recommendation databases (F1000/Faculty of 1000); 2) citation trackers and article level metric tools (via Scopus, PLOS, and ImpactStory); 3) customized literature database auto-alerts (PubMed’s MY NCBI); 4) podcast organizers for mobile devices (InstaCast and BeyondPod); 5) journal reading apps (Read by QxMD);  6) electronic tables of contents; and 7) selected social media tools (Twitter and Symplur).
Contact Information
Lane Medical Library
Phone: 650-723-6831
Chris Stave MLS (Instructor) 
Alway Computer Lab Room M206 - 24 seats
Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, CA
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