Learn how to transition from RefWorks to EndNote @Hardin this Fall

link and graphic of endnoteAs 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.

 

 

Sessions this Fall at Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, Information Commons East 2nd floor:

 

  • Monday, October 6, 1:30-2pm
  • Tuesday, October 21, 12-12:30pm
  • 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/ or by calling 319-335-9151.

No time for class?  Not sure you need it?  See our Guide to Citing Sources.

 

 

 

Searching for Nutrition Subjects in PubMed Class October 1 @Hardin

Performing nutrition-related searches in PubMed can be challenging. This hands-on session will examine the challenges and suggest techniques for doing better searches on topics related to nutrition, diet, and foods in general.
 
Since the class was taught in July, we at Hardin Library and our users have gotten access to Embase (“The European equivalent of PubMed”). Embase looks to be a big improvement over PubMed for nutrition searching, and a major focus of the class will be comparing the two databases.
 
The class will be taught by Janna Lawrence and Eric Rumsey, both of whom are experienced in searching nutrition and other subjects in PubMed (and learning Embase!).
 
Wednesday, October 1, 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Location: East Information Commons, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences
Register online:  http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/workshop/ or by calling 319-335-9151.

Introduction to Toxicology Resources @Hardin Library

The purpose of this session is to introduce you to various environmental health and toxicology resources found on the National Library of Medicine’s website. Learn about important resources such as the Household Products Database, TOXMAP and TOXNET. The resources discussed in this session will be of interest to the researcher/scientist, health professional and the general public.

Our free workshops this semester:

Wednesday, September 24, 3-4pm Hardin Library Information Commons East

Tuesday, December 2, 1-2pm Hardin Library Information Commons East

 

Register online or request a personal session, or call 319-335-9151 to register.

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Learn tips for searching Gene, Nucleotide Sequences & Protein Information @Hardin Library this fall

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Instructor Chris Childs Clinical Education and Outreach Librarian

Overwhelmed by the number of databases that the National Center for Biotechnology Information has to offer on nucleotide sequences, genes and proteins?
Wondering which database you should always start with?
Would you like to learn how to set up an NCBI account to link articles in PubMed to records in other databases?
Do you know about PubMed’s Gene Sensor? Are you familiar with the concept of linear navigation?

Learn all of these tips and more in this session that is designed for anyone who needs to search the NCBI databases for genetic information.

Our sessions this fall:

Thursday, September 18, 10:00 – 11:00 am (Location: East Information Commons, 2nd floor, Hardin Library)

Tuesday, October 7, 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Location: East Information Commons)

Tuesday, November 4, 10:00 – 11:00 am (Location: East Information Commons)

Register online:  http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/workshop/ .  You can also request a personal session if none of these times work for you!

Learn how to use EndNote Basic Friday, September 5, 11am-12pm

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Instructor Chris Childs, Outreach Librarian

EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your citations. The class will be hands-on and there will be time for questions at the end.

Our next session is:

Register online:  http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/workshop/  for this or any of our other open workshops.  You can also request a personalized session!

Just need a little help?  See our guide for EndNote Basic.

 

 

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Nominate Your Librarian for UI Libraries Arthur Benton Excellence Award

The University Libraries is seeking nominations for the Arthur Benton University Librarian’s Award for Excellence. Funded by a generous endowment, this prestigious award acknowledges a library staff member’s professional contributions in the practice of librarianship, service to the profession, scholarship, or leadership which has had a significant impact or innovation to the operations of the Libraries or the University of Iowa.

 

Nominate your librarian!  http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/admin/files/BentonNominationForm.pdf
The deadline is Friday, September 26.

 

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Learn PubMed: Going Beyond the Basics @Hardin Library Tuesday 9/2

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Librarian Instructor Amy Blevins

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 22 million bibliographic citations in life sciences.  This one-hour session will show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques.

Our next session is:
September 2, 1:00-2:00pm, Hardin Library East Information Commons

Register for this or any of our workshops online:  http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/workshop/ or by calling 319-335-9151.  You may also request a personal session online.

 

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ClinicalKey not working with Internet Explorer version 11

link to clinicalkeyClinicalKey currently works in any internet browser except Internet Explorer (IE) version 11.  Microsoft made a security upgrade in IE version 11, and they need to make a change before ClinicalKey will be fully functional again in version 11.

 

ClinicalKey works with any other browser and on mobile devices.  If you have trouble accessing ClinicalKey, please give us a call at 319-335-9151.

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