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Library Workshops - Fall 2014

Please join us in the Dana Classroom for one or more of our fall workshops. All workshops are open to all UVM and FAHC 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 FAHC? 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 early for the workshops you would like to attend.
1. Which MedLine Should I Use? Finding the Best Fit

Medline is Medline whether you search it using PubMed, Ovid, or even Google Scholar. Or, is it? Come and find out what Medline platform works best for you and your research.

Instructor: Nancy Bianchi

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm
2. Finding Grant Opportunities: The Search Process

Learn how to use Pivot to identify potential funding opportunities, set up automated funding alerts, and find collaborators. We will also highlight other grantsmanship tools available for UVM faculty and students.

Instructor: Hilda Alajajian

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm
 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm
3. Managing References with EndNote

Learn to create an EndNote library, download and organize records from online databases, and insert citations directly into a manuscript. Designed for new EndNote users.

Instructor: Gary Atwood

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm
 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm
4. The Simplified Data Management Plan

Examine the recommended elements of a data management plan and review resources at UVM that can help with data management planning. Sample data management plans will be provided.

Instructor: Donna O'Malley

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm
 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm
5. Journal Publishing

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

Instructor: Donna O'Malley

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm
 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm

Other Library Workshops

October

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: How to Search Google Scholar **Online Workshop**

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature with many irresistible features along with some definite challenges. Come learn how to make Scholar an important tool in your clinical or research toolkit.

This is an online class so preregistration is required. Please send your name, email address, and phone number to Gary Atwood (gatwood@uvm.edu).

Instructor: Gary Atwood

Monday, October 13, 2014
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PubMed: Basics and Beyond

Are your PubMed skills a little rusty? We'll review basic navigation skills for conducting a literature search and obtaining full text articles, then explore more sophisticated search techniques and customizable features. Bring your PubMed questions and stumpers! Suitable for all levels.

Instructor: Fran Delwiche

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm
Managing References with EndNote

In this introductory class, you'll learn to download citations from online databases, organize them into an electronic library, and quickly and seamlessly insert them into your manuscript, correctly formatted according to the specified style manual. This session is ideal for those who are new to EndNote, and will include hands-on practice.

Instructor: Fran Delwiche

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm
Searching CINAHL for Nursing Information

This workshop will cover how to find high quality nursing and allied health information in CINAHL. In it, you will learn how to plan your search strategy, select search terms, run effective searches, and fine-tune your results.

Instructor: Alice Stokes

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm

November

Get More Out of PubMed with MyNCBI **Online Workshop**

MyNCBI is a free tool that allows users to customize PubMed. In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a MyNCBI account, save searches, set up email alerts, and create search filters.

This is an online class so preregistration is required. Please send your name, email address, and phone number to Gary Atwood (gatwood@uvm.edu).

Instructor: Gary Atwood

Monday, November 3, 2014
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: How to Search Google Scholar

Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature with many irresistible features along with some definite challenges. Come learn how to make Scholar an important tool in your clinical or research toolkit.

Instructor: Nancy Bianchi

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm
EndNote: Extra Steps

Maximize EndNote's potential by using information management features such as groups, notes, and keyword fields. Learn how to create information-rich annotated bibliographies or cite sources within your paper with Cite While You Write.

Instructor: Laura Haines

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm
Get More Out of PubMed with MyNCBI

MyNCBI is a free tool that allows users to customize PubMed. In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a MyNCBI account, save searches, set up email alerts, and create search filters.

Instructor: Gary Atwood

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Noon – 1:00 pm

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
  • CINAHL
  • 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
  • PsychINFO
  • PubMed
  • UpToDate
  • Web of Science

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

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