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The resources listed here include offices, articles, websites, slides, and other sources of information useful to graduate students. Use the search to find what you're looking for.

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Digital Language Lab

Whether you are instructing a foreign language course or looking to improve your own language skills, the Digital Language Lab can provide you with many valuable resources. As an instructor, you will find access to technology-enhanced teaching activities, ideas, and classroom space. As a language learner, you will find access to hundreds of resources to further your language development. 

Last modified 08/29/2016

Topic Guides

With lists of digital, print, and media resources arranged by topic and selected by subject librarians, SUL topic guides can help you focus your research and uncover new material. Guides are accompanied by research tips, links to subject specialists, and ideas for other collections and resources that might be of interest to you. 

Last modified 08/18/2014

Emerging Technologies Team

The Emerging Technologies Team (ETT) is a group of Stanford University Libraries technology and library staff who regularly work with new and emerging technologies. Aiming to identify and assess new technologies, they explore new technology in the academic library environment and seek to support university colleagues in understanding and using those technologies. If you are interested in learning more about emergent technologies in academic settings, explore the ETT website to see their current projects and find contact information. 

Last modified 04/01/2017

Sleep Better and Stress Less

Learn tools and techniques to manage stress better and to sleep more soundly with this Quick Bytes workshop presented by Stanford's Aneel Chima. Review the session's handout and find more resources below. (recorded March 2015)

Last modified 03/01/2015

Preparing for an Academic Job Talk

Giving an academic job talk as part of an on-campus interview can be a great way to showcase your research and experience to prospective employers. Read this article from BEAM, accessed through Handshake (you will need to set up an account, if you have not already done so), for some quick tips and strategies to help you prepare for this exciting venture!

Last modified 08/31/2016

Stanford Technology Ventures

Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) is the entrepreneurship center at Stanford's School of Engineering. STVP provides entrepreneurship and innovation courses open to undergraduate and graduate students. STVP is dedicated to accelerating high-technology entrepreneurship education and promoting scholarly research on technology-based firms. The DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar is STVP's weekly lecture series where entrepreneurial leaders share the lessons of their experience with students, the Stanford community and the public.

Last modified 08/20/2014

An Overview of Effective Speaking

Want a quick overview of effective public speaking? This one-page PDF from the Oral Communication Program summarizes effective public speaking techniques. Get started by identifying  your A.G.E. (Audience, Goal and Environment) and learn the anatomy of a good speech. Also listed are different ways to enhance your speaking style. A quick, useful reference for various public speaking scenarios.

Last modified 08/04/2014


Developed by experts from over 50 universities, ImaginePhD offers a unique platform that teaches PhDs about popular job sectors, search strategies, and how to transfer skills across settings. A free, online, interactive tool, ImaginePhD will transform your career exploration. Geared towards PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences, this tool helps you to:

  • Assess career-related skills, interests, and values
  • Explore careers paths appropriate to your discipline
  • Map out steps for degree completion alongside career and professional development

Visit the ImaginePhD website to create a free account today!

Last modified 10/31/2017

d school methods

New to design thinking and interested in learning more? The (Hasso Plattner Institute of Design) has put together a sampling of some of its most effective methods to promote design thinking. These methods will help you as you run through your first few design cycles and get you excited about integrating design thinking into your own work and teaching. Read up on these methods, and then try them out! 

Last modified 09/06/2016

Annual Doctoral Student Degree and Career Progress Meeting Worksheet

Use this worksheet from VPGE to structure a yearly progress discussion with your faculty advisor. It is meant to help you review your past year's accomplishments, discuss long and short term plans, and develop a strategy for making your goals a reality. 

Last modified 11/12/2016