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Library Workshops - Fall 2015

Please join us in the Dana Classroom for one or more of our fall workshops. Workshops are open to all UVM and University of Vermont Medical Center students, staff, and faculty. Unless otherwise noted, preregistration is not required for library workshops.

Questions about any of our workshops? Not affiliated with UVM or University of Vermont Medical Center? Please contact Gary Atwood at gatwood@uvm.edu or (802) 656-4488.

Funding to Publication Workshop Series

The following 5 sessions make up the Dana Medical Library Funding to Publication series which focuses on different aspects of the research process. Space is limited so we encourage you to register for the workshops you would like to attend.

1. PubMed: Advanced Search Techniques

Discover expert search techniques to refine and focus your literature searches. Learn to set up auto-alerts, save searches, and create online bibliographies.

Instructor: Frances Delwiche Register Now

September 15, 2015
Noon – 1:00 pm
September 16, 2015
Noon – 1:00 pm
2. Reference Management: Introduction to EndNote

Learn to create an EndNote library, download and organize records from online databases, add full text, and insert citations directly into a Microsoft Word document. Designed for new EndNote users.

Instructor: Gary Atwood Register Now

September 22, 2015
Noon – 1:00 pm
September 23, 2015
Noon – 1:00 pm
3. Data Management: An Overview of REDCap

REDCap is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases. REDCap provides automated export procedures for seamless data downloads to Excel and common statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, Stata, R), as well as a built-in project calendar, a scheduling module, ad hoc reporting tools, and advanced features, such as branching logic, file uploading, and calculated fields. This workshop will provide a brief overview and demonstration of REDCap's most used features.

Instructor: Diantha Howard Register Now

September 29, 2015
Noon – 1:00 pm
September 30, 2015
Noon – 1:00 pm
4. Publishing: Find the Right Journal

Learn how to find and evaluate journals for publishing your research. At the end of this workshop attendees will be able to identify journals that reach the appropriate audience, find and use indicators of journal quality and assess characteristics of journal discoverability and access. Bring your research topic!

Instructor: Donna O'Malley Register Now

October 6, 2015
Noon – 1:00 pm
October 7, 2015
Noon – 1:00 pm
5. Funding: Tools & Tips for the Search Process

Learn how to find and evaluate journals for publishing your research. Attendees should bring a research topic of interest to the workshop.

Instructor: Hilda Alajajian Register Now

October 13, 2015
Noon – 1:00 pm
October 14, 2015
Noon – 1:00 pm

Other Library Workshops

We're still finalizing the schedule for the rest of our fall workshops. Please check back soon.

What else would you like to learn?

We can also custom design a workshop for you, your class, or for your workgroup. Workshops can be held in the Library or in another location that's more convenient for you. Please contact Gary Atwood at gatwood@uvm.edu or (802) 656-4488 for more information or to schedule a session.

Workshops on these topics are readily available, but you can request any combination of topics:

  • Advanced MedLine
  • Citation and E-Journal Troubleshooting
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Consumer Health on the Web
  • DynaMed
  • EndNote
  • Evidence-Based Practice (EBM) Tools
  • Google / Google Scholar
  • Keeping Up with the Literature
  • Medical Images
  • Navigating the Virtual Library
  • Nursing Reference Center
  • Ovid MedLine
  • Poster Presentations
  • PsycINFO
  • PubMed
  • UpToDate
  • Web of Science

Questions? Please contact Gary Atwood at gatwood@uvm.edu or (802) 656-4488.

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