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Free workshop on toxicology resources at Hardin!

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 next session is:
Tuesday, September 3rd 1:00-2:00pm (Location: East Information Commons)
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Get to know PubMed with our PubMed Express workshop on Wednesday

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the  medical literature and includes over 17 million bibliographic citations in life  sciences. This 30-minute session will show you how to find relevant articles fast using some of the basic features in PubMed.

Our next session is
Wednesday, September 4th 12:00-12:30 pm (Location: East Information Commons)

No time for class?  Ask your librarian for a private consult!

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Short on time? Join our PubMed Express workshop on Thursday, August 29th

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the  medical literature and includes over 17 million bibliographic citations in life  sciences. This 30-minute session will show you how to find relevant articles fast using some of the basic features in PubMed.

Our next session is

No time for class?  Ask your librarian for a private consult!

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Get the information you need about PubMed with a free workshop on Friday

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the  medical literature and includes over 17 million bibliographic citations in life  sciences. This one hour session will introduce you to the basics of searching  PubMed and will also cover: using subject headings (MeSH headings), combining  searches, choosing limits, and saving, printing and emailing search results.

Our next session is

No time for class?  Ask your librarian for a private consult!

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Improve your lit search for a systematic review with a free workshop on July 30th

This class will focus on tips and techniques for carrying out a successful literature search in support of a systematic review.

Topics will include techniques for developing search strategies, deciding which databases to search and how to seek out grey literature for a given topic. There will also be discussion on selecting journals for hand searching, documenting search strategies, and saving and organizing references.

Our next session:

Tuesday, July 30th  10:00-11:00am (Location: East Information Commons, Hardin Library)

Register online (http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/regform.html) or by calling 319-335-9151.

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Learn about trends in publishing with Hardin’s free workshop Wednesday, July 24

NIH Public Access, Open Access, Authors’ Rights, and Other Trends in Publishing: 

The NIH Public Access Policy, which assures that all articles arising from NIH-sponsored research are freely available within a year after publication, is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to changes in the scholarly publishing. Participants will learn more about these trends and to discuss experiences with publishing.

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Searching for Gene, Genome & Protein Information? Get tips at Hardin on July 16th

Overwhelmed by the number of databases that the National Center for Biotechnology Information has to offer on genomes, 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 genomic information.

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No time for a class?  We can help you with tips and support.
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Want to learn about toxicology resources? Free workshop at Hardin on July 10th

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 next session is:
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Get introduced to PubMed in 30 minutes with our free workshop July 11

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PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the  medical literature and includes over 17 million bibliographic citations in life  sciences. This 30-minute session will show you how to find relevant articles fast using some of the basic features in PubMed.

Our next session is

No time for class?  Ask your librarian for a private consult! We will also offer this workshop on Wednesday, April 24th.

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Learn about measuring scholarly impact at Hardin Library’s open workshop July 2nd

This class will teach participants how to use tools such as Ulrich’s, Journal Citation Reports, Web of Sciences, and Scopus to determine the impact that journals, articles, and authors have had on a particular field.

Topics such as impact factors, Eigenfactors, and H-indices will also be discussed.

Our next session:

Tuesday, July 2nd  1:00-2:00 pm (Location: East Information Commons, Hardin Library)

Register online (http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/regform.html) or by calling 319-335-9151.
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