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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
The Hardin Library has reduced hours of the Labor Day weekend.
|Saturday, August 30||CLOSED Home football game|
|Sunday, August 31||Open Noon-9pm|
|Monday, September 1||CLOSED Labor Day holiday|
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.