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Publication Tools: Creating a Quality BioSketch
Instructor: Maria Truskey
Location: Welch Library, Conference Room 204
Remaining Seats: Wait List
Nov 21 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Publication Tools: Publication Impact
Instructor: Jaime Blanck
Location: Welch Library, Conference Room 204
Remaining Seats: Wait List
Nov 21 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This class is designed to introduce you to methods you can use to demonstrate the impact your research has on the larger research community. Topics such as finding the h-index of an article, methods to discover how many times your article has been cited by others, and altmetrics will be discussed.

Finding and Using Images
Instructor: Carrie Price
Location: Lab #1, 2024 Building
Remaining Seats: Wait List
Nov 27 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

In this class, you?ll get tips for finding and using images for research and academics. You?ll learn the basics of fair use and copyright for using images, as well as how to cite images for your use.

Data Sources for Health and Medical Research
Instructor: Carrie Price
Location: Lab #1, 2024 Building
Remaining Seats: Wait List
Nov 27 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This one hour class introduces you to available secondary data sources for your research. Some of these resources are paid for such as several special physical and mental health archives (hosted by ICPSR), some are produced/hosted by various sub-agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and institutes inside NIH. With the rise in data sharing mandates there are an increasing amount of clinical data repositories (biological specimens and patient-level data). Much of these data are restricted-use and require data use agreements and controlled access environments. This class includes explanations of what makes data restricted-use, and the typical components of a restricted-use data request.

Software to Support the Production of Systematic Reviews of the Medical Literature
Instructor: Claire Twose
Location: Lab #1, 2024 Building
Remaining Seats: Wait List
Dec 06 2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

This class will provide a list of existing software used to help in the production of systematic reviews of the medical literature and a brief hands on introduction to Covidence, a tool to facilitate documentation and title and abstract reviews.

PubMed: Search Like a Pro
Instructor: Donna D. Hesson
Location: Lab #1, 2024 Building
Remaining Seats: Wait List
Dec 06 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's database that provides access to over 24 million biomedical citations and offers links to many online publications and related articles. Learn how to customize your searching experience using Display Settings and MyNCBI. Learn about using Citation Matcher to locate incomplete citations and how the Search Details, Advanced Search, Search History and Send To features can assist you in creating searches and managing results. Learn to build expert search strategies with the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Database, save search strategies and set up alerts via MyNCBI, and how to access Welch electronic journal holdings or request articles through FIND IT @ JH.

PubMed: Search Like a Pro
Instructor: Julie Nanavati
Location: Lab #1, 2024 Building
Remaining Seats: Wait List
Dec 06 2017
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's database that provides access to over 24 million biomedical citations and offers links to many online publications and related articles. Learn how to customize your searching experience using Display Settings and MyNCBI. Learn about using Citation Matcher to locate incomplete citations and how the Search Details, Advanced Search, Search History and Send To features can assist you in creating searches and managing results. Learn to build expert search strategies with the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Database, save search strategies and set up alerts via MyNCBI, and how to access Welch electronic journal holdings or request articles through FIND IT @ JH.

Zotero: Getting Started
Instructor: Maria Truskey
Location: Welch Library, Conference Room 204
Remaining Seats: Wait List
Dec 06 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Zotero is a free, web and browser-based research tool that helps you gather and organize sources and then share the results of your research. In this class, learn how to create a free Zotero account, install the necessary software on your computer, and import citations from both databases and the web. Participants MUST bring their own laptops.

Patient Education Beyond EPIC
Instructor: Stella Seal
Location: Lab #1, 2024 Building
Remaining Seats: 2
Dec 18 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Are you looking to supplement the information for patients found in EPIC? This class will demonstrate the patient education resources available to you through the library?s resources such as Dynamed, ClinicalKey, Nursing Reference Center, and UpToDate. Also included will be demonstrations of free resources found on the web and how to teach your patients to evaluate the quality and authority of the sources they find.