Electronic Journals Category

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Understand Scholarly Impact using Scopus & Web of Science

Scopus and Web of Sciences are multidisciplinary databases which allow users to measure scholarly impact. Scopus includes all citations that can be found in EMBASE. This hands-on session will provide help navigating these useful resources.

Topics include:

1) Locating articles for research or systematic review within Scopus or Web of Science

2) Tracking an article’s citing and cited references in each database

3) Finding journal Impact Factors using the Journal Citation Index in Web of Science

4) Determining an author’s H-index using Scopus

Our next session is
Tuesday, February 17, 2-3 pm (Location: East Information Commons)
Register online  here or by calling 319-335-9151.
No time for class?  Ask your librarian for a private consult!

 

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Get Hands-On Experience Using EndNote with our Upcoming Open Workshop

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:

Thursday, February 13 from 3-4 pm

Location: Hardin East Information Comons

Register here or call us at 335-9151

Questions? Check out our useful EndNote tutorial.

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Save Time on Research with RefWorks

Want some help writing your next paper? Come to Hardin Library’s class on RefWorks and learn about this web-based bibliographic management tool. In this class, you’ll learn how to import citations from PubMed, how to enter references, how to create a quick bibliography, and how to add end and foot notes to your papers (Write-n-Cite). RefWorks is available for free to anyone affiliated with UI and can also be accessed remotely. Sign up to learn more about RefWorks and save yourself a lot of time next time you have to write a paper.

Our next session is
Tuesday, February 10, 9-10 am (Location: East Information Commons)
Register online here or by calling 319-335-9151.
No time for class?  Ask your librarian for a private consult!
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Access 22 million bibliographic citations with our PubMed Express Open Workshop

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 22 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. Workshops are free and open to all UI students and affiliates.

Our next session is:

Monday, February 3 from 2-2:30 pm

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Contact us with questions at lib-hardin@uiowa.edu or by calling 335-9151.

Busy schedule? Get help from home with our PubMed tutorial.

 

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Learn Research Basics Fast with PubMed Express

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 22 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. Workshops are free and open to all UI students and affiliates.

Our next session is:

Thursday, January 30 from 3-3:30 pm

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Contact us with questions at lib-hardin@uiowa.edu or by calling 335-9151.

Busy schedule? Get help from home with our PubMed tutorial.

 

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Find Relevant Articles Fast with PubMed Express

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to medical literature and includes over 22 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 takes place:

Thursday, January 23 from 3-3:30 pm

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

This session is free for UI students and affiliates.
No time for class?  Take a look at our PubMed tutorial.
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Improve Your Research Skills with PubMed: Going Beyond the Basics

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to 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 takes place:

Tuesday, January 21 from 9-10 am (Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons)

This session is free for UI students and affiliates.

Full schedule? Check out our PubMed tutorial.

 

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Collect and Format Citations with our Hands-on EndNote Workshop

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

Our next session is:

Tuesday, December 17 from 1-2 pm (Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons)

Register online here or by calling 319-335-9151.
No time for a class? See our EndNote tutorial here.
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Improve your Search Results with PubMed: Going Beyond the Basics

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s Index to medical literature and includes over 22 million bibliographic citations in the 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:

Tuesday, December 10 from 1-2 pm

Location: East Information Commons

Register online here or by calling 319-335-9151.
No time for a class? Take a look at the PubMed tutorial here.
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Get Tips on Searching Gene, Genetic & Protein Information

Overwhelmed by the number of databases that the National Center for Biotechnology Information has to offer on nucleotide sequences, genes and proteins? Wondering where to start? Learn how to set up an NCBI account to link articles in PubMed to records in other databases, find out more about PubMed’s Gene Sensor, and become familiar with the concept of linear navigation in this session designed for anyone who needs to search the NCBI databases for genetic information.

Our next session is:

Tuesday, December 10 from 10-11 am

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Register online here or by calling 335-9151.