To support your research and writing, the library is offering the following three classes. Registration is required and sessions will be livestreamed and made available in our video archive.
Predatory Publishers and Open Access
Instructor: Emily J. Glenn, MSLS
This session focuses on selecting a scientific or biomedical journal for publication of research articles. Presenters will demonstrate how to use library resources like Scopus and Journal Citation Reports along with reference checklists to evaluate journals. We will address salient characteristics of potentially predatory journals as well as core tenets of open access, often conflated with predatory publishing. Participants will review real website of potentially predatory publishers and share strategies for selecting journals in their disciplines.
October 13, 2017, MSC 1005, 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Livestream available)
Systematic Reviews: What’s It All About?
Instructors: Roxanne Cox and Emily Glenn
This session will provide participants with an understanding of the systematic review process and standards and describe the benefits of including librarians on their teams.
- Panelists from College of Public Health, College of Nursing, and College of Medicine will share their experiences working with systematic review teams and advice for those who are newer to systematic reviews.
- Librarians will discuss their role as systematic review team members, describe services the library provides, and outline how to get started.
October 25, WH8011, 11:30am – 12:30pm (Livestream available)
Intro to Citation Managers – EndNote, RefWorks, Mendeley, & Zotero
Instructors: Emily J. Glenn, MSLS and Cindy Schmidt, MD, MLS
Get to know these four popular bibliographic citation management program and decide which is best to use with your individual and collaborative projects. In this session, we will demonstrate the strongest features of these four programs, demonstrate collection and organization of citations and PDFs, and review output and full-text linking.
October 30, DRC1006, 3:30pm – 4:20pm
October 31, WH8011, 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Livestream available)