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November 26, 2013

December Database Classes

Searching and Accessing Health Science Information Resources
December 2013 Library Database Classes
Target Audience: Physicians, Researchers, Faculty, Staff and Students
Location: Computer Education Classroom #2 – Lyman Maynard Stowe Library

These noon-time classes will provide hands-on training and demonstrations by Health Center Reference Librarians. Each class will outline quick and efficient means of searching and managing citation information for the databases listed below. There is no charge for these classes but enrollment is limited to Health Center personnel only. To register in advance for any of these quick courses, go to:
http://online.uchc.edu/login?url=http://hsecfs1.uchc.net/eventregistration/, or send an email to ref@nso.uchc.edu, or call the Library Information & Education Services Department at x4051. Walk-ins are welcome.

REFWORKS
Tuesday, December 3 – 12noon to 1pm
A Web-based bibliography and database manager (whereas EndNote is a Desktop software for PC and MAC). This class covers how to create a personal database by importing references from text files or online databases and using these references in writing a paper, automatically formatting the paper and generating the bibliography.

ENDNOTE
Tuesday, December 10 – 12noon to 1pm
Bibliographies made easy. Learn how to use this tool to search online bibliographic databases, organize the references and build lists of cited works automatically. It includes additional features such as unlimited storage capacity (number of references), Customized views & displays, Work Offline (anytime/anywhere), Local Personal Files and Documents, and many more.

PUBMED – BEYOND THE BASICS
Thursday, December 12 – 12noon to 1pm
This class focuses on searching PubMed with greater precision. Topics covered include using Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), finding information in specific journals, locating systematic reviews or EBM articles with “Clinical Queries”, and storing search strategies on NLM’s server for re-execution at a later date. Attendees are expected to be familiar with the basics of PubMed.


Library Information & Education Services Department, x4051, ref@nso.uchc.edu

Posted by Jessica Kilham at November 26, 2013 01:10 PM

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