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Learn to measure your scholarly impact | Workshop Wed., Sept. 20, 10-11am

This class will teach participants how to use tools such as Ulrich’s, Journal Citation Reports, Web of Science, and Scopus to determine the impact that journals, articles, and authors have had on a particular field. Topics such as impact factors, Eigenfactors, and H-indices will also be discussed.

For individual instruction on this topic, please contact your liaison librarian.

Wednesday, September 20th, 10:00-11:00am, East Commons

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871.

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ORCiD Workshop | Tuesday, Sept. 19, 11am-1pm | Link all your research together!

What is ORCID? Why would you want one?
This session will discuss ORCID, how researchers can benefit from having one, and how ORCID connects with other information systems. This will also be a hands-on workshop where everyone will have the chance to create their own ORCID and learn the most efficient ways to populate their profile with their publications.

Our next session:
Tuesday, September 19th, 11:00am-12:00pm, East Information Commons

 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871.

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EndNote can help you manage citations | Workshop Wednesday, Sept. 13, 9-10am

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.

EndNote Desktop is available free to faculty, staff, and graduate students affilited with UI.

For individual instruction on this topic, please contact your liaison librarian.

Our next sessions:
Wednesday, September 13, 9-10am, East Information Commons, 2nd Floor
Thursday, November 2, 12-1pm, East Information Commons, 2nd Floor

Register online or by calling 319-335-9151.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871.

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Hardin Open Workshops this month: PubMed, EndNote, ORCiD, Systematic Reviews, Scholarly Impact

Hardin Open Workshops are free and open to anyone!  Register online or by calling 319-335-9151.

9-12 PubMed, 11am-Noonschedule of workshops
9-13 EndNote Desktop, 9-10am
9-14 Systematic Reviews part 1, 10-11am
9-19, ORCiD *new*, 11am-Noon
9-20, Measure scholarly impact, 10-11am
9-21 Systematic Reviews, part 2, 10-11am

No time for the workshop?  Contact your subject specialist for individual instruction.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871.

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Discover health science images and how to use them | Workshop Thursday, July 27, 1-2pm

Instructor Heather Healy, Clinical Education Librarian

Using images can add interest to your assignments and presentations and publications, but do you know where to find good images and how to ensure that you use those images ethically?

This workshop will help you understand copyright, creative common licenses, and public domain. You will also learn where to search for stock and health sciences images and how to cite your images appropriately.

For individual instruction on this topic, please contact your liaison librarian.  Register online or by calling 319-335-9151

Our next session:
Thursday, July 27, 1-2pm (Information Commons East, 2nd Floor)

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871

 

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Learn how to get better PubMed results | Workshop Wed. July 26, 11am-12pm

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 26 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. For individual instruction on this topic, please contact your liaison librarian.

Our next session:
Wednesday, July 26, 11am-12pm (Information Commons East, 2nd Floor)

Register online or by calling 319-335-9151

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871

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EndNote Desktop user? Learn to maximize productivity | Thursday, July 20, 1-2pm

For those already using Endnote, this class teaches you to maximize the tool. From exporting and importing to syncing and sharing, this class will help you manage your own information seamlessly from desktop to mobile device and on the web. You’ll also learn about the Endnote options for sharing, so you can collaborate effectively.

For individual instruction on this topic, please contact your liaison librarian.

Our Next Session:
Thursday, July 20th 1:00-2:00pm East Information Commons, 2nd Floor

Register online or by calling 319-335-9151.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871.

Get started with systematic reviews | Workshops Wednesdays June 20 & 28th 12pm-1pm

Are you interested in conducting a systematic review? We have two workshops to help you get started.

Step one-
Systematic Reviews: Nuts and Bolts of a Systematic Review

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Jennifer Deberg, User Services Librarian, Adjunct Faculty, College of Nursing

This class provides a framework for developing a literature search for a systematic review, including:

    • standards and criteria to consider
    • establishing a plan
    • registering a protocol,
    • developing a research question,
    • determining where to search
    • identifying search terms
    • reporting search strategies, and managing references.

Wednesday, June 12, 12-1pm,  Information Commons East, 2nd Floor, Hardin Library

Step two-

Systematic Reviews: Literature Searching for the Health Sciences

This class focuses on tips and techniques for carrying out a successful literature search in support of a health sciences systematic review. Topics include

    • techniques for developing search strategies
    • deciding which databases to search
    • how to seek out grey literature for a given topic
    • selecting journals for hand searching, documenting search strategies
    • saving and organizing references.

Wednesday, June 28, 12-1pm, Information Commons East, 2nd Floor, Hardin Library

Sign up for these workshops or request personal appointments online.

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By Centre for Health Communication and Participation La Trobe University, Australasian Cochrane Centre [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871.

PubMed Workshop Tuesday, June 20, 10-11am | Learn something new this summer!

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 26 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. For individual instruction on this topic, please contact your liaison librarian.

Instructor Matt Regan, Clinical Education Librarian

Our next session:
Tuesday, June 20, 10-11am, (East Information Commons, 2nd Floor)

Register online or by calling 319-335-9151.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program please call Janna Lawrence at 319-335-9871.