Blog topic: Science

Overleaf

Overleaf launches a new platform

October 9, 2018

Overleaf, the online LaTeX tool for collaborative writing and publishing, recently launched a new platform with improved functionality for writing and publishing of research papers.  The new platform was announced in a press release in September.

Welcoming new graduate students in Science and Engineering

September 20, 2018

On Tuesday September 18, 2018, the librarians and staff of the Science & Engineering Resource Group hosted an orientation and welcome session for new graduate students in the Mackenzie Room in the Huang Building.  If you weren't able to join us or would just like to refresh your memory, the slides from our presentation are available here: 2018 Science & Engineering Graduate Student Orientation

We hope to see you in one of our branches soon!

Amanda Whitmire photo

Recap of Stanford Hopkins Marine Station event on 28 April 2018

June 12, 2018

On Saturday, 28 April 2018, from 1:30-3:30 pm, 41 attendees from the ACS Silicon Valley Section and from Stanford University met at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station (HMS) in Pacific Grove. 

For the first hour Dr. Amanda Whitmire, Head Librarian of Hopkins Miller Library and Assistant Director for the Station, covered the history of the Station and a long-term collaborative research project for collecting oceanographic data.   Her presentation also included her discovery of this data in the Library and her recent efforts to preserve and provide broader access to this data by having it digitized.  

St. Louis Arch

FOSS4GNA2018: The free & open source software for geospatial conference, St. Louis, MO.

May 19, 2018
by Mr. Stace D Maples

I've just returned from a week in St. Louis, for FOSS4GNA, the Free & Open Source Software for Geospatial conference, where the predominant topics this year were increasing integration of R and RStudio into the geospatial toolkit, big geospatial data management and analysis, and the management and analysis of an increasing array of high-resolution and high-cadence satellite imagery sources.

Celebrate Earth Day / Week at Hopkins Marine Station

March 29, 2018

Amanda Whitmire - SB Naut Museum

Earth Day, April 22nd, is coming up soon.  The American Chemical Society has expanded activities and events to a week: Chemists Celebrate Earth Week. This year's theme is "Diving into Marine Chemistry."  To commemorate Earth Day/Week, the ACS Silicon Valley Section and the Stanford Libraries are holding an event at the Hopkins Marine Station in Pacific Grove on Saturday, April 28, from 1:30-3:30 pm. It will include a talk followed by tours (see flyer). Please join us for this free, family-friendly event.

Advanced registration is required.

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