Video Archive

Getting Started with EndNote (53 min.)

Instructor: Emily J. 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. Recorded February 14, 2017.

Legal Reference and Research Resources for Medical Professionals & Educators (58 min.)

Instructor: Sandra B. Placzek, JD, MLIS, Assoc. Director and Professor of Schmid Law Library, UNL

Curious about the how to find that law or regulation that is frequently referenced – either in print publications or online? Ever wonder how laws or regulations are created? Spend the lunch hour with Professor Sandy Placzek, one of the reference librarians from the Schmid Law Library, and learn the basics of finding federal law: cases, statutes and regulations. Professor Placzek will be happy to answer questions on both Federal and Nebraska state law research.

Copyright for Educators: Questions and Answers on Fair Use in the Classroom (59 min.)

Instructor Richard Leiter, JD, MLIS, Director of the Schmid Law Library and Professor of Law, UNL

Publishing Demystified (53 min.)

Instructors: Heather Brown, MA and Emily J. Glenn, MSLS

Learn the basics of journal publication processes, from authorship to making your work available. This session will address selecting a journal for your paper, evaluating copyright transfer agreements, and will provide an overview of traditional and alternative metrics.

Getting the Most From Google: Advanced Tips & Tools (44 min.)

Instructors: Cindy Schmidt, MD, MLS and Marty Magee, MSA, MLS

Take your Google searches to the next level.  Learn to use available tools and operators to focus your Google or Google Scholar searches on your area of interest.  Customize your Google Scholar settings to obtain full-text and facilitate citation export.   Learn about other specialized Google search engines, including Google Images and Google Translate.

Predatory Publishers and Open Access (52 min.)

Instructor: Emily J. Glenn, MSLS

This session focuses on selecting a scientific or biomedical journal for publication of research articles. Presenters will demonstrate how to use library resources like Scopus and Journal Citation Reports along with reference checklists to evaluate journals. We will address salient characteristics of potentially predatory journals as well as core tenets of open access, often conflated with predatory publishing. Participants will review real website of potentially predatory publishers and share strategies for selecting journals in their disciplines.

Systematic Reviews: What's It All About? (50 min.)

Instructors: Cindy Schmidt and Emily Glenn

PowerPoint   Process Handout

This session will provide participants with an understanding of the systematic review process and standards and describe the benefits of including librarians on their teams.

Intro to Citation Managers - EndNote, RefWorks, Mendeley, & Zotero (47 min.)

Instructors: Emily J. Glenn, MSLS and Cindy Schmidt, MD, MLS

Get to know these four popular bibliographic citation management program and decide which is best to use with your individual and collaborative projects. In this session, we will demonstrate the strongest features of these four programs, demonstrate collection and organization of citations and PDFs, and review output and full-text linking.

Finding Experts (41 min.)

Instructors: Cindy Schmidt, MD, MLS and Emily J. Glenn, MSLS

Discover several ways to identify experts in your field by using tools like Research Nebraska. Identify current research projects in your area via NIH reporter and Use literature databases like SciFinder, EMBASE and Scopus to trace paths of knowledge via cited and citing reference searches.

RefWorks (29 min.)

Instructor: Danielle Drummond 

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.