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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.

This session is hands-on and free for UI students and affiliates. There will be time for questions at the end.

Our next session is:

Tuesday, March 25 from 9-10 am

Location: Hardin Library for the Health Sciences (EAST Information Commons classroom)

Register today or check out our quick tutorial for the basics on PubMed.

Need help? Contact us at lib-hardin@uiowa.edu or by calling (319) 335-9151.

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Web-based Citation Management with EndNote Basic

EndNote Basic is a web-based citation management software that is freely available to all UI affiliates. It allows you to import, organize and format citations for papers, articles, etc. EndNote Basic is not the same as EndNote Desktop software.

This session is hands-on and free for UI students and affiliates. There will be time for questions at the end.

Our next session is:

Monday, March 24 from 2-3 pm

Location: Hardin Library for the Health Sciences (EAST Information Commons Classroom)

To register, click here. For more on EndNote Basic, see our quick and easy tutorial.

Questions? Email us at lib-hardin@uiowa.edu or call (319) 335-9151.

EndNote is available in several formats. [Image via endnote.com]

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Research Gene Expression, Functional Genomics, and More with our Gene Expression Databases Workshop

This session provides an overview of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) databases that contain information on gene expressions. Learn how to search for homologous gene sets for selected organisms, clusters of expressed transcripts, gene expression and molecular abundance profiles, functional genomics studies and epigenomic studies and display tools.

Our next session is:

Tuesday, March 18, 9-10 am

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Register here. Contact us at 335-9151 or lib-hardin@uiowa.edu

For one-on-one instruction, see a librarian liaison.

 

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Join us Thursday, March 20 for a discussion on Mobile Apps and Devices

Want to share your favorite app with the world? Wonder what apps are out there for your work and your personal life?

This is your chance to learn and share, not get technical support.

This session is hands-on and free for UI students and affiliates.

Our next session takes place:

Thursday, March 20 from 3-4 pm

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Sign up here or contact Hardin at (319) 335-9151 or by emailing lib-hardin@uiowa.edu

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Find Medical Literature 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 workshop will show you how to find relevant articles fast using some of the basic features in PubMed.

All workshops are free for UI students and affiliates. This class will be hands-on and there will be time for questions at the end.

Our next session is:

Monday, March 17, 2-3 pm

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Register here or contact us at lib-hardin@uiowa.edu or by calling (319) 335-9151.

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

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Desktop Software for Managing Citations

EndNote is a reference management tool that allows you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and insert them into papers in the format of your choice. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote’s desktop software 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, March 13, 3-4 pm

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Register here. Questions? Contact us at 335-9151 or lib-hardin@uiowa.edu

No time for class? See our online tutorial for EndNote Basic.

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Get an in-depth look at PubMed

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:

Tuesday, March 11, 9-10 am

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Register here or contact us at lib-hardin@uiowa.edu.

No time for class? Check out our PubMed tutorial.

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Twitter: More Than Just Social Media

Twitter is more than just a social media tool. It has developed into a vibrant real-time information network used by health care providers, scholars, and scientists. Come to this hands-on session to learn the basics of Twitter, advanced techniques such as searching, and examples of its uses in the Health Sciences.

Our next session takes place:

Monday, March 10, 2-3 pm

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Register here. To learn more, call (319) 335-9151 or email us at hardin-lib@uiowa.edu

 

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Help with Systematic Reviews

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:

Monday, March 3 from 2-3 pm

Location: Hardin Information Commons EAST

Sign up here or contact us at lib-hardin@uiowa.edu.

No time for a class? Check out this quick guide to systematic reviews.

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Get research help quick with our 30-minute PubMed Express session

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.

Our next session is:

Thursday, February 27 from 3-4 pm

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Register here or contact us at lib-hardin@uiowa.edu.

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