Electronic Resources Category

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Tips for Searching Gene, Genome & 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 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 genetic information.

 

Our next session is:

Thursday, February 6 from 3-4 pm

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Register here or contact us at 335-9151 or by email at lib-hardin@uiowa.edu

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Navigate the National Library of Medicine using PubMed

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 is:

Tuesday, February 4 from 9-10 am

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

Register online here or by calling 319-335-9151.
No time for class?  Take a look at our PubMed tutorial.
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Organize and Format Citations 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 the desktop software, Endnote.

Our next session is:

Monday, February 3 from 2-3 pm (Location: 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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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 High Quality Nursing and Allied Health Literature with our CINAHL Open Workshop

CINHAL is the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health. 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. This session is free to all UI students and affiliates. No prior knowledge is required.

Our next session is:

Tuesday, January 28, 9-10 am (Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons).

Contact us with questions at 335-9151 or lib-hardin@uiowa.edu
No time for a class? Check out our CINAHL tutorial here.

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Keeping Current Open Workshop

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. This session is free for UI students and affiliates.

Our next session is:

Monday, January 27 from 2-3 pm

Location: Hardin Library East Information Commons

For more info, call us at 335-9151 or email at lib-hardin@uiowa.edu

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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.