Celebrating Research & Innovation

The Vice Chancellor for Research has teamed with UNeMed, UNeHealth, McGoogan Library, Faculty Development, the Academy of Interprofessional Educators, and Nebraska Medicine to celebrate the achievements of our Inventors and Researchers with an exciting month of activities.

Events and activities are planned throughout the month. Faculty, staff, and students can find ways to get involved below.

#MyUNMCResearch Campaign

Research Month will be marked this October with a celebration of UNMC researchers. Throughout the month, faculty, staff and students are encouraged to share their stories of what they love about research at UNMC. 

The UNMC community is invited to describe how UNMC has helped you grow as a researcher by submitting your stories on this form. Responses may be highlighted on social media and other promotional materials. Feel free to also share your research stories on social media with #MyUNMCResearch or #UNMCResearch.

2022 Schedule

Monday, Oct. 10

■ Choosing a Citation Manager | Zoom | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Calendar Event
Join the Leon S. McGoogan Health Sciences Library to learn more about RefWorks, EndNote, and Zotero so that you can choose the one that meets both your project needs and your long-term information management needs. We will introduce each system, discuss benefits and drawbacks of each, and suggest when you might prefer to use one or the other.

Tuesday, Oct. 11

■ EndNote: Getting Started | Zoom | 12-1 p.m. | Calendar Event
Join the library to learn how to use EndNote to manage your citations. We will demonstrate the basics of importing and managing citations, using the Cite While You Write feature to create in-text citations and bibliographies, and customizing your folders and record view. 

Wednesday, Oct. 12

■ RefWorks: Getting Started | Zoom | 10-11 a.m. | Calendar Event
Join the library to learn how to use RefWorks to manage your citations. We will demonstrate the basics of importing and managing citations, using the Write-n-Cite feature to create in-text citations and bibliographies, and customizing your folders and record view. 

Thursday, Oct. 13

■ Zotero: Getting Started | Zoom | 12-1 p.m. | Calendar Event
Join the library to learn how to use Zotero to manage your citations. We will demonstrate the basics of importing and managing citations, using the citing feature to create in-text citations and bibliographies, and customizing your folders and record view. 

■ Innovation Awards Banquet | Hilton Omaha | 5-8 p.m. | Website
Join UNeMed in a celebration of the innovation and research developed at UNMC and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. All faculty, students and staff who contributed to a new invention disclosure, received a U.S. patent or had a technology licensed during the fiscal year will be honored. Special awards for Emerging Inventor, Startup of the Year and the Most Promising New Invention of 2022 will also be presented. Contact UNeMed to request an invitation.

Monday, Oct. 17

■ 2022 Innovation Conference | Truhlsen Events Center & Zoom | 8 a.m.-4 p.m. | Website
The Great Plains IDeA-CTR 6th Annual Scientific Meeting, Center for Intelligent Health Care Conference, and UNMC College of Medicine Research Retreat. For questions, reach out to Amanda Fletcher.

Tuesday, Oct. 18

■ 2022 Innovation Conference | Truhlsen Events Center & Zoom | 8 a.m.-4 p.m. | Website
The Great Plains IDeA-CTR 6th Annual Scientific Meeting, Center for Intelligent Health Care Conference, and UNMC College of Medicine Research Retreat. For questions, reach out to Amanda Fletcher.

Monday, Oct. 24

■ Choosing a Citation Manager | Zoom | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | Calendar Event
Join the library to learn more about RefWorks, EndNote, and Zotero so that you can choose the one that meets both your project needs and your long-term information management needs. We will introduce each system, discuss benefits and drawbacks of each, and suggest when you might prefer to use one or the other.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

■ EndNote: Getting Started | Zoom | 12-1 p.m. | Calendar Event
Join the library to learn how to use EndNote to manage your citations. We will demonstrate the basics of importing and managing citations, using the Cite While You Write feature to create in-text citations and bibliographies, and customizing your folders and record view. 

Wednesday, Oct. 26

■ RefWorks: Getting Started | Zoom | 12-1 p.m. | Calendar Event
Join the library to learn how to use RefWorks to manage your citations. We will demonstrate the basics of importing and managing citations, using the Write-n-Cite feature to create in-text citations and bibliographies, and customizing your folders and record view. 

Thursday, Oct. 27

■ 2022 IRB Conference | Zoom | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Website
UNMC's Internal Review Board will host it's 2022 Hot Topics Conference in the Protection of Human Subjects. This 2-day conference requires preregistration. For more information, visit the IRB Conference website. 

■ Zotero: Getting Started | Zoom | 1-2 p.m. | Calendar Event
Join the library to learn how to use Zotero to manage your citations. We will demonstrate the basics of importing and managing citations, using the citing feature to create in-text citations and bibliographies, and customizing your folders and record view. 

Friday, Oct. 28

■ UNMC College of Public Health Innovation Expo | Hybrid | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Website
Join the UNMC College of Public Health for the 2nd Annual Midwest Public Health Innovation and Research Expo (PHIRE). A full schedule of speakers will share their research, current endeavors and timely scholarly activities. All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend free of charge, with in-person and virtual options are available.

■ 2022 IRB Conference | Zoom | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Website
UNMC's Internal Review Board will host it's 2022 Hot Topics Conference in the Protection of Human Subjects. This 2-day conference requires preregistration. For more information, visit the IRB Conference website. 

Library Research Resource Videos

DigitalCommons@UNMC (2:36) - showcase and increase the visibility of your research and scholarly output https://echo360.org/media/6be591de-58a9-49fd-bafd-a1fe5c986993/public  

ORCID ID (2:00) - manage a record of your authorship and research activities with this persistent identifier https://echo360.org/media/dd7f683b-6880-4367-968e-38c9eaeb41d9/public  

Your Google Scholar Profile (2:06) - Improve your researcher brand by creating your Google Scholar profile. https://echo360.org/media/29d49532-35f8-4f95-94c8-fae3df664422/public

Your Scopus Author Profile (2:38) - Improve your research brand with your Scopus Author Profile https://echo360.org/media/28cbfb34-966b-4b03-a097-1d57cd5312e0/public

Systematic Review Process: How Can Your Librarian Help? (20:47) - An introduction to the systematic review process with a focus on those portions of the process that can be completed for you by a librarian co-author. Handout: http://webmedia.unmc.edu/library/SRProcess-handout.pdf   
Video: https://echo360.org/media/ecef9876-2cf7-48ed-9d83-98c9778a26bf/public

RefWorks: RCM for Word (2:01) – Learn how to add the RefWorks Citation Management tool in Microsoft Word and creating in-text citations and reference lists using RefWorks. https://echo360.org/media/24c24889-b04e-4cbf-ab4e-ab108b084474/public

RefWorks: Collaborating (2:25) – This video shows the different options on how to share your citations: sharing folders, adding colleagues to projects, and creating a quick bibliography. https://echo360.org/media/33ccb7f2-fa49-447d-8724-23e3fe47c1d9/public

RefWorks: Importing PubMed Records (2:24) – Learn how to import citations from PubMed to RefWorks, and adding the citations to folders. https://echo360.org/media/e9bb1dee-4f78-4018-95fa-652c12933bec/public

RefWorks: Creating Folders and Modifying Preferences (2:02) – This video walks you through the steps on how to create RefWorks folders, project sites, and modifying how you view and read the citation records added from databases. https://echo360.org/media/4b190c6e-ce64-4a7c-808d-30ec1f3dc6a5/public