As the University of Iowa moves to EndNote as its official citation management solution, we at Hardin are here to help with the transition from RefWorks (or any other tool). At this quick workshop, you will learn how to collect your citations and bibliographic data and then import it into EndNote.
Our sessions this semester:
Tuesday, October 21, 12:00-12:30pm
Tuesday, November 4, 9-9:30am
Wednesday, November 12, 2:30-3pm
Thursday, November 20, 10:30-11am
Tuesday, December 9, 9:30-10am
Register online: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/workshop/.
Just need a little help? See our EndNote guide: http://guides.lib.uiowa.edu/citingsources/HardinEndNoteDesktop .
This session provides an overview of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) databases that contain information on gene expressions. Learn how to search for homologous gene sets for selected organisms, clusters of expressed transcripts, gene expression and molecular abundance profiles, functional genomics studies and epigenomic studies and display tools.
Our next session is:
Tuesday, October 21, 1-2pm, Information Commons East, 2nd Floor
Register online : http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/workshop/ . No time for class? Request a personal session on the registration form.
Amy Blevins, Clinical Education Library at Hardin Library for the Health Sciences and adjunct faculty in the Department of Internal Medicine edited Curriculum-Based Library Instruction: From Cultivating Faculty Relationships to Assessment. The book is part of the Medical Librarian Association Book Series published by Rowman and Littlefield.
Chapters were also written by University of Iowa Libraries librarians Dan Gall, Jennifer DeBerg, and Kim Bloedel.
In this advanced searching workshop, you will develop skills in
- constructing subject searches
- using advanced keyword search techniques
- combining searches
- saving searches
- modifying search strategies in health science databases (like PubMed, Embase, or CINAHL)
This session may be of use to anyone is conducting a comprehensive literature review. For those planning to publish a systematic review, consider attending The Nuts and Bolts of Systematic Reviews prior to this session.
Our next sessions:
Thursday, October 16, 11am-12pm Information Commons East, 2nd Floor
Wednesday, November 19, 10-11am Information Commons East, 2nd floor
Register online http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/workshop/ or by calling 319-335-9151.
Cambus will be re-routing East routes on Friday afternoon-early evening because of street closures caused by the University of Iowa Homecoming parade. All routes will run, but the busses may be off schedule due to the re-routing.
Iowa City Transit will make the following changes on Friday:
- The bus interchange will move from Washington and Clinton streets beginning at 6 a.m. until Saturday.
- The last Northside Shuttle of the day will depart the alternate interchange on Court Street at 2:45 p.m. The Northside Shuttle will follow its normal route.
- The last Southside Shuttle will depart the alternate interchange on Court Street at 3:30 p.m.
- After the Homecoming Parade on Friday, the Night Manville Heights and Night North Dodge bus routes will continue to detour due to the closure of Clinton Street between Jefferson Street and Washington Street for the UI Homecoming Pep Rally.
- The outbound bus stops located at the intersections of Clinton and Jefferson and at Jefferson and Linn, and the inbound bus stops located at the intersections of Market and Linn and Clinton and Jefferson, will be out of service during the UI Homecoming events. Customers who normally use these stops can catch their buses at the bus interchange at the Old Capitol Mall.
Streets downtown will be closed to vehicle traffic along the parade route and staging area which is a couple block radius of the Old Capital. Avoid driving through downtown from 3pm-9pm Friday.
This class will provide a framework for developing a literature search for a systematic review, with a focus on health sciences.
Topics will include the following:
- standards and criteria to consider
- establishing a plan
- registering a protocol
- developing a research question
- determining where to search
- identifying search terms
- reporting search strategies
- managing references
Our sessions this Fall:
Thursday, October 9, 12:00-1pm
Thursday, November 5, 10-11am
Register online: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/workshop/ or by calling 319-335-9151.
We are also offering sessions on searching for systematic reviews this fall. See our entire class list.
Stop by the library and check out our exhibit. Learn more about our librarians.
HELKIAH CROOKE (1576-1635). Mikrokosmographia [Greek title transliterated]: A description of the body of man. London: Printed by William Jaggard, 1615.
Crooke received his medical degree from Cambridge and was prone to be a quarrelsome individual of sometimes dubious character, especially when financial matters were involved. He had several clashes with London’s College of Physicians over questions of ethical conduct.
The thirteen books of descriptive text were taken almost entirely from Bauhin’s Theatrum anatomicum. Crooke made no secret of the fact that he took his text and illustrations from Bauhin and other material from Du Laurens. In his opening “Preface to the Chyrurgeons” he states: “My present worke is for the most part out of Bauhine for the History, Figures, and the seuerall Authors quoted in his Margents. The Controuersies are most what out of Laurentius. . . .”
The College of Physicians were disturbed because the book was to be in English and they felt the illustrations dealing with generation, conception, and reproduction were indecent, though many were taken from Vesalius. The College was unsuccessful in its attempts to have the book suppressed or altered before publication. The male and pregnant female on the title page may be an expression of Crooke’s defiance of their actions.
The book was the largest and most comprehensive English anatomy of its day, and was one of the last English anatomies based on continental sources before the emergence of a truly English anatomical school.
Chris Childs, Clinical Education and Outreach Librarian, has been elected President-Elect of the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association. His term as President-elect will begin next month, and he will be Midwest Chapter President from October 2015 to October 2016.