Flash Sessions

Topics Vary

Join us on the first Thursday of each month for Flash Sessions – 15-minute topic overviews from expert librarians. No RSVP required. Refreshments will be served.

Embase for Clinical Point-of-Care Searching

Database Searching

Embase is a comprehensive biomedical database which includes advanced search tools for finding clinical information quickly at the point of care. During this brief class participants will learn how to use Embase’s PICO search, a tool which provides search boxes formatted to utilize synonyms, controlled vocabulary, and Boolean in the PICO(T) format, easily producing relevant  [Read more]

EndNote Web

Citation Management, Database Searching, Grant Application and Compliance

EndNote Web is a web-based reference organizer and collaboration tool that enables EndNote users to collect references when away from their desktop and collaborate easily with others. Learn how to store your references and output them in a variety of formats including Vancouver, NIH and a myriad of different journal styles. The University subscribes to  [Read more]

Getting Organized with EndNote

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Citation Management, Database Searching, Grant Application and Compliance

This class introduces the basics of the EndNote software, a flexible tool for organizing bibliographic references. Learn how to retrieve references directly from EndNote, collect full text articles, automatically import personal PDFs , create new records, import citations from a bibliographic database (i.e., Medline), search the EndNote database, adapt citations to various journal publishers, format  [Read more]

Grant Assistants, Analysts, and Administrative Assistants: Use EndNote to Organize your References

Citation Management, Database Searching, Grant Application and Compliance

Learn how to manage your principal investigator research citations. Attend this class and learn how to execute an author name search using databases (PubMed/Medline, SCOPUS, Web of Science, etc.), import references into an EndNote library, keep track of your citations, grab full text articles, and create bibliographies based on different journal styles in a flash!  [Read more]

Introduction to Embase

Database Searching

Embase is a comprehensive biomedical database that provides access to a wider range of journals, articles, and information resources than PubMed. During this introductory session users will learn how to access Embase, how to build searches, use limits/filters, and save/export search results. By the end of the session participants should feel more confident using and  [Read more]

NCBI Tools: PubMed and My Bibliography

Database Searching, Grant Application and Compliance

Are you interested in learning more about PubMed and My Bibliography? This session will review tools for searching and creating alerts in PubMed, and using My Bibliography to maintain a list of citations to use for NIH Public Access Policy compliance and for the NIH biosketch.

Searching PubMed-Medline

Database Searching

PubMed is a database that provides comprehensive coverage of biomedical literature. During this session you will learn how to effectively and efficiently search PubMed. Topics covered include: creating/using a MyNCBI account, understanding how to use medical subject headings (MeSH), tips for constructing an effective search, and how to access full text articles. Even those with  [Read more]

Searching the Literature & Managing Your Research Workflow

Citation Management, Database Searching, Grant Application and Compliance

Save Time! This presentation will improve your competence in searching skills related to manuscript and grant preparation at all stages of your research endeavors. Learn how to conduct literature searches using databases like PubMed/Medline, SCOPUS, Web of Science and others. This session incorporates how to manage your references which includes finding full text articles, keeping  [Read more]