Flash Sessions

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.

Individual or customized group-session versions of all Flash Session presentations are also available! Contact Kim Lipsey at 314-362-4733 or lipseyk@wustl.edu.

2019 Flash Session Schedule

All sessions: Becker Rm. 400, 10:05-10:20 a.m.

Feb. 7 – Mobile Medical Apps

  • Medical apps provided via library subscriptions
  • What’s available and how to access

March 7 – Resources for Point of Care

  • Embase PICO
  • Clinical Key
  • TRIP database
  • Micromedex
  • LexiComp

April 4 – EndNote: Getting Organized

(This session only is in Becker Room 300)

  • Create a library, storing and organizing references
  • Create a bibliography
  • Grab PDF articles
  • Software discount ($22 students, $44 faculty/staff)
  • Add EndNote citations to a Word document

May 2 – PubMed

  • Create a free MyNCBI account
  • Set up an auto-alert service
  • Why search with MeSH
  • MeSH vs natural language (keyword)

June 6 – EndNote: Removing Duplicate Citations

  • Export and save citations from multiple databases
  • Import and format from multiple databases
  • Identify and delete duplicate records

July 11 – Rayyan QCRI App

  • Screening tools for systematic/scoping reviews
  • Demonstration of the free app, Rayyan
  • Exporting results out of Rayyan

Aug. 1 – E-books

  • Accessing e-books
  • E-books on mobile devices
  • Reading or downloading e-books