Library Classes

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February

Scopus
Instructor: Cindy Schmidt, MD, MLS  

Scopus is an abstract and citation database that provides access to peer-reviewed biomedical literature, as well as journal profiles, citation networks and impact measurements. At this session, you will learn how to use Scopus to find the latest research in your field, find other researchers doing work like yours, locate the best journal to submit your work, and see who is citing your work. By the end of the session, participants will be able to conduct a basic literature search in Scopus, apply filters to refine search results, and use author and journal search tools. 

Feb 13, Noon-12:30 (Livestream available)

Feb 15, 3:30-4:00

 

March

RefWorks
Instructor: Alissa Fial, MA, MLIS 

Store and organize search results from PubMed in a RefWorks database then use RefWorks' Write-n-Cite tool to turn your stored results into properly formatted in-text citations and bibliographies in seconds. This workshop will help you learn how to collect references from PubMed and other library databases, organize items into folders, select output styles, and format references in your document by using RefWorks Write-N-Cite program.

Mar 14, Noon-12:30 (Livestream available)

Mar 15, 3:30-4:00

Searching PubMed
Instructor: Danielle Drummond and Alissa Fial, MA, MLIS

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine and preclinical sciences, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine and the health care system. In this session, we will share some strategies for searching PubMed more efficiently and using advanced features such as Medical Subject Headings, filters, index terms, and the Related Citations functions. In addition, we will show you how to personalize your PubMed experience via My NCBI, which will allow you to create bibliographies, automated searches, and separate collections. By the end of the session, participants will be able to conduct a basic literature search in PubMed, apply filters to refine search results, and use My NCBI to personalize their PubMed experience. 

Mar 1, 3:30-4:00

Mar 2, Noon-12:30 (Livestream available)

 

April

Getting Started with EndNote
Instructor: Emily Glenn, MSLS   

Learn how to get started collecting and organizing information using EndNote, a powerful tool for organizing and managing bibliographic references. This workshop will help you learn how to collect references from the library's databases and other online sources, organize items into folders, select output styles, and format references in your document by using EndNote’s Cite While You Write program.  

Apr 23, Noon-12:30 (Livestream available)

Apr 24, 3:30-4:00

Beyond PubMed
Instructors: Roxanne Cox, MLIS and Marty Magee, MSA, MLS 

What if you can’t find what you are looking for in PubMed, or one of the literature databases at the McGoogan Library of Medicine?  Where else could you go?  What kind of literature could fit the bill?  Are you familiar with Grey Literature?  Do you know what it is?  And how to find it?  It can include a host of materials that you may not have searched before, including regulatory information, trial registries, and abstracts and conferences.  Put your detective hat on, and join us as we explore some of the hidden corners of library literature.  

Apr 16, Noon-12:30 (Livestream available)

Apr 17, 3:30-4:00

 

May

RefWorks
Instructor: Teri Hartman, MLS

Store and organize search results from PubMed in a RefWorks database then use RefWorks' Write-n-Cite tool to turn your stored results into properly formatted in-text citations and bibliographies in seconds. This workshop will help you learn how to collect references from PubMed and other library databases, organize items into folders, select output styles, and format references in your document by using RefWorks Write-N-Cite program.

May 8, Noon-12:30 (Livestream available)

May 9, 3:30-4:00

ERIC, CINAHL, PsycINFO
Instructor: Alissa Fial, MA, MLIS

ERIC, CINAHL, and PsychINFO use the same platform to facilitate searching of education, nursing and behavioral sciences and mental health literature, respectively.  In this session, we will show you how to efficiently search with precision as well as save your searches and collections. By the end of the session, participants will have learned how to conduct basic literature searcher, how to use search features to broaden or narrow results, and how and set up alerts for current awareness.  

May 15, 3:30-4:00

May 16, Noon-12:30 (Livestream available)