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 .
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.
2014 Iowa Corn Monument
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.
Our subject guides (guides.lib.uiowa.edu) are currently unavailable due to an upgrade to the system. They should be back up by tomorrow morning at the latest. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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.
Each week we will highlight one of the many databases we have here at the Pomerantz Business Library.
The database: BizMiner
Where to find it: You can find it here, and under A in the databases A-Z list.
Use it to find:
- US Industry Financial Reports
- Local Industry Financial Reports
- Micro Firm Profit-Loss Reports
- Industry Market Reports
- Also includes Competitive Market Analyzer
Tips for searching:
- Start with a keyword or NAICS search in the search bar
- Click on “Industry” and browse by NAICS sectors
- Once you have found your relevant industry, click into it, then choose an Industry Financial Profile for a specific region and sales class, or a Micro Firm Profit-Loss Report, Industry Market Report, or use the Competitive market Analyzer
- Open your report as a PDF or HTML
Want help using BizMiner? Contact Willow or Kim and set up an appointment.
Are you starting a new research paper or project and looking for a way to manage your references? Then join us for this useful and informative workshop about EndNote! EndNote is a citation management program supported by the UI Libraries. The web version is available for free to the entire UI community and the desktop client is available for free to UI faculty, staff, graduate and professional students.
12:30-1:30pm, Wednesday, October 8
3rd Floor Computer Room, Sciences Library
In this workshop, you will learn how to:
- Sign up for (or download) EndNote for free!
- Transfer existing references from other services to EndNote;
- Export references from popular databases for importing into EndNote;
- Use EndNote to organize and share references;
- Use EndNote to format a bibliography in one of thousands of different styles;
- Use the Cite While You Write plugin for Microsoft Word;
- Get help when you need it!
This workshop is free and open to all UI students, faculty and staff. There is no need to register. You may bring your lunch if desired. Free coffee will be provided. If you have any questions, please contact Sara Scheib at firstname.lastname@example.org or (319) 335-3024.