Library classes announced

Pick up some new library tricks: from our bag to yours! Library classes for January and February of 2014 have just been announced. To register, go to http://unmc.libguides.com/classes or contact Teresa Hartman at thartman@unmc.edu.

Advanced PubMed Class
February 18, Tuesday, Noon-1:30pm

You use PubMed every day – come to this class and learn new tips and tools to improve your PubMed searches and methods to keep up with your research topics. This one-hour, hands-on class will cover constructing effective searches, getting to full-text, and setting up alerts to keep up with your research interests. The class is open to UNMC and The Nebraska Medical Center faculty, staff, students, and affiliates.

RefWorks-Citations and Bibliographies Made Easier   
January 14, Tuesday, 10:30am-Noon
February 21, Friday, 10:30am-Noon

Create a searchable database from your MEDLINE, CINAHL, and PsycINFO search results. Use that database to insert citations and create bibliographies in your papers in just minutes. Reformat your paper for submission to a new journal in seconds. Learn how to do this and more. The class is open to all UNMC faculty, staff, students, and alumni

APA-Citation style
January 23, Thursday, Noon-1:30pm
February 19, Wednesday, Noon-1:30pm

Are you interested in learning more about the basics of citing using the American Psychological Association (APA) style? Come to this class. This one-hour, hands-on class will cover rules about the APA style format, in-text citing, and the Reference List. You will also learn where to look in the Manual for your answers!

Setting up Research Alerts   
February 12, Wednesday, Noon-1pm

Conducting research and want to keep up on the latest? Alerts can help you track what is being published, who is citing you and what your colleagues are working on. During this 1 hour session we will discuss how to create search alerts in Google News and Google Scholar, EBSCOHost, and MyNCBI through PubMed.

Google Scholar   
January 21, Tuesday, Noon-1pm

Learn how to use this interdisciplinary tool to locate and manage your research information. Class covers tips on searching and customizing your personal Scholar interface.

Register now for a library class

The following classes have been announced for Spring 2013. To register, visit http://unmc.libguides.com/classes

PubMed
Instructor-Teri Hartman

You use PubMed every day – come to this class and learn new tips and tools to improve your PubMed searches and methods to keep up with your research topics. This one-hour, hands-on class will cover constructing effective searches, getting to full-text, and setting up alerts to keep up with your research interests. The class is open to UNMC and The Nebraska Medical Center faculty, staff, students, and affiliates.

  • Feb 5, Tuesday, Noon-1pm
  • Mar 11, Monday, 2:00pm-3:00pm
  • Apr 25, Thursday, 10:00am-11:00am

Citations and Bibliographies Made Easier – RefWorks
Instructor – Cindy Schmidt

Create a searchable database from your MEDLINE, CINAHL, and PsycINFO search results. Use that database to insert citations and create bibliographies in your papers in just minutes. Reformat your paper for submission to a new journal in seconds. Learn how to do this and more. The class is open to all UNMC faculty, staff, students, and alumni

  • Feb 13, Wednesday, 10:00am-11:30am
  • Mar 12, Tuesday, 1:00pm-2:30pm
  • Apr 19, Friday, 10:00am-11:30am

Scopus
Instructor – Alissa Fial

Come to McGoogan Library and learn about some of the advanced features found in Scopus. During this 90 minute session, participants will learn about journal analytics, author searching (including h-index), and citation tracking. Time will be set aside for individuals to conduct searches on areas of their own interest.

  • Feb 7, Thursday, Noon-1:30pm
  • Feb 18, Monday, 11:30am-1:00pm
  • Mar 7, Thursday, Noon-1:30pm
  • Mar 18, Monday, 11:30am-1:00pm
  • Apr 11, Thursday, Noon-1:30pm
  • Apr 22, Monday, 11:30am-1:00pm

Citation style-APA
Instructor – Alissa Fial

Are you interested in learning more about the basics of citing using the American Psychological Association (APA) style? Come to this class. This one-hour, hands-on class will cover rules about the APA style format, in-text citing, and the Reference List. You will also learn where to look in the Manual for your answers!

  • Feb 21, Thursday, Noon-1:30pm
  • Mar 4, Monday, 11:30am-1:00pm
  • Mar 21, Thursday, Noon-1:30pm
  • Apr 8, Monday, 11:30am-1:00pm
  • Apr 25, Thursday, Noon-1:30pm

Need to do a Systematic Review? Registration Open for EMBASE Training

If you need to do a Systematic Review and you’re searching MEDLINE, you’re only seeing part of the picture. Embase holds over 25 million indexed records from more than 7,600 active, authoritative journals, including all of Medline as well as 2,000 biomedical journals not currently covered by MEDLINE. It provides comprehensive coverage of all relevant biomedical literature.  Interested in a hands-on learning experience?  Trainer Jessica Herzog from Embase/Elsevier will demonstrate the ins and outs of searching the database to find drug information, medical device literature, conference proceedings, and literature that is unavailable from other resources.

Location: WH8011 (enter the McGoogan Library at 6th floor Wittson, and take internal elevator to 8th floor. Signs will be posted showing the way.)
Date: Tuesday, July 31
Time: 1:30-3:30  PM

Seating is limited. Register for the session at this link: http://unmc.edu/library/classreg.htm