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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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Come to the library-we are open until 9 tonight!

The library is open with slightly longer hours:  7:30-9pm Monday-Thursday, 7:30-6pm Friday.

Welcome back Carver College of Medicine and Dental students!

Cold? Warm up here.

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Need help managing your citations? Want to assess your scholarly impact? We can help you.

All of Hardin’s regular workshops are also available as personalized sessions by appointment.

See our complete list and request a personal session here:  http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/classesform/

Here are two featured workshops:

Learn 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. Impact factors, Eigenfactors, and H-indices can also be covered.

Learn about the basic features of common citation management tools and discover which one is most appropriate for your needs. Compare 4 tools: RefWorks, Endnote, Mendeley, and Zotero and figure out which one will work best for you.
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Reindeer Game ends Friday @Hardin

Be the first to find the large stuffed reindeer and bring it to the 3rd floor desk, then chose your prize!

The reindeer will be hidden in a different spot each day through Friday, December 20.

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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.