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Hardin Open Workshop: Manage your bibliography with RefWorks

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Want some help writing your next paper?  Come to Hardin Library’s class on RefWorks and learn about this web-based bibliographic management tool.  You’ll learn:

  • how to import citations from PubMed
  • how to enter references
  • how to create a quick bibliography
  • how to add end and foot notes using Write-n-Cite

RefWorks is available free for anyone affiliated with UI and can be accessed off campus.  Save time if you have to write a paper using RefWorks.

Our next session is:
Tuesday, June 25th, 12:00-1:00 pm (Hardin Library East Information Commons)

Register online (http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/workshop/) or call 319-335-9151.

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Wednesday, June 19th: Learn more about PubMed with our free workshop

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 show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques.

Our next session is

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

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Manage your citations better with EndNote: Free workshop on June 13th

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
No time for a class?  We can help you with tips and support.
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Learn how to use PubMed with our session on Wednesday, April 24th

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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Keep current with a free workshop at Hardin on April 18th

Want to know as soon as an exciting new article is published?  Tired of skimming the websites or paper copies of multiple journals to see what is in the new issue?  This hands-on session will show you how to create a single destination for information from your favorite journals, databases, websites and blogs using RSS feeds and auto-alerts.

Our next session is:

Thursday, April 18th, 11:00am-12:00pm (Location: East Information Commons).

Register online for this or any of our other classes: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/regform.html .

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Improve your lit search for a systematic review with a free workshop on April 9th

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, April 9th  12:00-1:00pm (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 how to manage your citations with EndNote: Come to the free workshop on Thursday, April 4

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
No time for a class?  We can help you with tips and support.
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Speed up your research with a free Scopus workshop at Hardin on Thursday, March 28

Scopus is a multidisciplinary database with substantial international coverage.  All citations that are in EMBASE are also in Scopus.

Scopus also allows you to measure an author’s scholarly impact and to track an article’s cited and citing references. Come to this hands-on session and learn more!

Our next session is Thursday, March 28th from 11:00am-12:00pm at Hardin Library, Information Commons East, 2nd floor.

 

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Check out CINAHL with a free workshop at the Hardin library on Thursday, March 28th

This hands-on session will demonstrate how to use CINAHL effectively to find high quality nursing and allied health literature.  An explanation and demonstration of how to select the most appropriate search terms will be provided.  Search practice will be conducted at the end of the session to reinforce what was demonstrated. Anyone who has an interest in learning how to use this tool should consider attending; no prior experience with searching this database is needed.
Our next session is:
Register online: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/workshop/ or by calling 319-335-9151.
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Interested in using PubMed? Attend our free workshop on Tuesday, March 12

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! We will also offer this workshop on Wednesday, April 24th.

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