Upcoming Classes

February 22
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Advanced Google: Services, Tools and Search Techniques

With Christopher Stave, MLS
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Most users type a few terms into the search box, click "Google Search" and hope for the best. This workshop will take you beyond the level of "optimistic amateur" and provide you with a core set of search techniques and a shiny toolkit of desktop utilities you'll find it... More
February 23
2017
10:00 am – 11:30 am

Showcase Your Research! Part 1- Build the Website

With Samuel Hertig
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These will illustrate how to showcase your favorite data interactively on a custom-built website.  The sessions are in two parts: In part 1, you will receive an overview of current template options for setting up your own website, with an emphasis on simplicity and flexibility. You will then create your... More
February 23
2017
12:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Showcase Your Research! Part 2 - Add Interactive Data

With Natalie Telis
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These will illustrate how to showcase your favorite data interactively on a custom-built website.  The sessions are in two parts: In part 1, you will receive an overview of current template options for setting up your own website, with an emphasis on simplicity and flexibility. You will then create your... More
March 1
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Zotero, PaperPile, Mendeley, and EndNote: An Overview

With Christopher Stave, MLS
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Managing PDFs and bibliographies are a vital part of virtually every research project. Choosing the right tool, however, can be challenging. This hands-on workshop will introduce attendees to four reference/PDF/bibliography management tools, each with its own special advantages and disadvantages. Which is best for full-text downloading? Which is the... More
March 9
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

EndNote: Basic to Advanced

With Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA(LIS)
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The first half of the class provides the basics of EndNote, i.e., creating libraries, adding and importing citations, creating groups and smart groups, and generating bibliographies. The second part of the class will focus on PDF importing and management, and customizing bibliography style files. Evaluation Online Course Evaluation
March 16
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Systematic Reviews: Literature Database Selection, Search Strategies & Reference Management

With Jamie Gray, MLS
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A literature review is a critical part of any systematic review or meta-analysis. This presentation will expose you to the tools, strategies and expertise necessary for an efficient and comprehensive literature review. The session will cover elements of database selection; effective search strategy development in collaboration with a research... More
March 22
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Keeping Current: Stay Up to Date with the Latest Biomedical Research

With Christopher Stave, MLS
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Researchers confront an enormous and seemingly overwhelming flood of scientific literature, blogs, podcasts, and more . Fortunately, there are some excellent tools that can help you filter and organize the information that best matches your areas of interest. This workshop will provide a close look at: 1) powerful biology/medicine... More
March 23
2017
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Biomedical Research Toolkit

With Nicole Soares
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Get of the following in 60 minutes! Essential PubMed tips/tricks in 10 minutes Find out what researchers are saying about your articles with AltMetrics Tips for finding the "seminal" article(s) on a topic When to use other powerful Stanford databases on cost/economics, health policy, medical education, etc.  Best approaches to managing your references, PDFs,... More

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