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Librarians teach classes on efficient and effective ways to search databases and published resources, on citation management, evidence-based practices, and other information management skills. Onsite library classes are scheduled each semester. See current class offerings below. Classes are free; click on a class below to register.

Librarians are available to develop a class to meet your needs. Classes can be held at either the TMC Library or your institution. To request a custom class or to have a librarian teach a workshop at your institution, please contact a librarian.

Tuesday Tech Lunches

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Upcoming Classes

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Presenter: Kate Krause
Location: Street Level Classroom

These two databases search over 500 journals in nursing as well as allied health, alternative medicine, and consumer health.  They give evidence-based information on diseases and conditions, treatment options, and drug information.  Learn how to search with precision, save your searches, receive alerts when new articles are published, and download the mobile apps.

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Presenter: Emmanuel Onwuachi
Location: Street Level Classroom

Learn how to use PubMed, the National Library of Medicine's search service, which provides access to over 23 million citations for biomedical literature. Emphasis will be on searching by keywords, subject headings, and authors as well as on using filters and limiters to retrieve relevant information.

Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter: Maianh Phi
Location: Street Level Classroom

Get started with RefWorks citation management software! RefWorks is a web-based citation management program that allows you to organize references in one convenient location as well as to format your paper and bibliography. This class will teach you to set up an account, import citations, build your bibliography and format your paper.

*It is highly recommended that participants in this class have experience searching PubMed or other databases, and using Microsoft Word.

Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter: Kate Krause
Location: Street Level Classroom

How to find drug information, journal articles, e-Books, patient information, clinical trials, point-of-care tools, and other resources in the pharmaceutical sciences.  The class will give a broad overview of research tools such as Micromedex, Dynamed, TOXNET, AccessMedicine, CINAHL, ACP Smart Medicine, STAT!Ref, and PubMed.

Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter: Ashlynn Kogut
Location: Street Level Classroom

Identify how to locate the impact factor, citation counts, and journal metrics for your publications. In this session, you will use Scopus and Journal Citation Reports to find publication and journal metrics as well as learn about alternative metric (altmetric) tools for tracking web-based activity.

Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter: Adela Justice
Location: Street Level Classroom

Learn how to use PubMed, the National Library of Medicine's search service, which provides access to over 23 million citations for biomedical literature. Emphasis will be on searching by keywords, subject headings, and authors as well as on using filters and limiters to retrieve relevant information.

Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter: Beatriz Varman
Location: Street Level Classroom

Have you been asked to work on a systematic review but don’t know where to start? This introductory class will give you an overview of what a systematic review is, help you define a clinical question and choose the right databases to search.

A brief overview of PRISMA Guidelines for reporting systematic reviews will be included.

Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter: Kate Krause
Location: Street Level Classroom

These two databases search over 500 journals in nursing as well as allied health, alternative medicine, and consumer health.  They give evidence-based information on diseases and conditions, treatment options, and drug information.  Learn how to search with precision, save your searches, receive alerts when new articles are published, and download the mobile apps.

Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter: Kate Krause
Location: Street Level Classroom

Most federal agencies require you to include a Data Management Plan (DMP) in your application for funding. This class will give an overview of the requirements and some online tools that can help you.

 

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter: Adela Justice
Location: Street Level Classroom

Build on your basic PubMed knowledge by learning more about the MeSH search builder; the Advanced search builder; the power of My NCBI; Clinical Queries; advanced search techniques, and more.

 

 

Date: Monday, October 20, 2014
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter: Ashlynn Kogut
Location: Street Level Classroom

Getting the information you need can be easy. Come learn search tips and tricks to find the information that you need quickly and efficiently. Techniques taught in the session are applicable to literature searching in any resource.

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter: Kate Krause
Location: Street Level Classroom

Learn how to find drug information, journal articles, e-Books, patient information, clinical trials, point-of-care tools, and other resources in the pharmaceutical sciences.  The class will give a broad overview of research tools such as Micromedex, Dynamed, TOXNET, AccessMedicine, CINAHL, ACP Smart Medicine, STAT!Ref, and PubMed.

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Presenter: Emmanuel Onwuachi
Location: Street Level Classroom

Learn how to use PubMed, the National Library of Medicine's search service, which provides access to over 23 million citations for biomedical literature. Emphasis will be on searching by keywords, subject headings, and authors as well as on using filters and limiters to retrieve relevant information.

Date: Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter: Kate Krause
Location: Street Level Classroom

These two databases search over 500 journals in nursing as well as allied health, alternative medicine, and consumer health.  They give evidence-based information on diseases and conditions, treatment options, and drug information.  Learn how to search with precision, save your searches, receive alerts when new articles are published, and download the mobile apps.

Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Presenter: Kate Krause
Location: Street Level Classroom

Learn how to find drug information, journal articles, e-Books, patient information, clinical trials, point-of-care tools, and other resources in the pharmaceutical sciences.  The class will give a broad overview of research tools such as Micromedex, Dynamed, TOXNET, AccessMedicine, CINAHL, ACP Smart Medicine, STAT!Ref, and PubMed.

Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter: Adela Justice
Location: Street Level Classroom

Learn how to use PubMed, the National Library of Medicine's search service, which provides access to over 23 million citations for biomedical literature. Emphasis will be on searching by keywords, subject headings, and authors as well as on using filters and limiters to retrieve relevant information.

Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter: Kate Krause
Location: Street Level Classroom

Most federal agencies require you to include a Data Management Plan (DMP) in your application for funding.  This class will give an overview of the requirements and some online tools that can help you.

 

Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Presenter: Emmanuel Onwuachi
Location: Street Level Classroom

Learn how to use PubMed, the National Library of Medicine's search service, which provides access to over 23 million citations for biomedical literature. Emphasis will be on searching by keywords, subject headings, and authors as well as on using filters and limiters to retrieve relevant information.

Date: Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Presenter: Emmanuel Onwuachi
Location: Street Level Classroom

Learn how to use PubMed, the National Library of Medicine's search service, which provides access to over 23 million citations for biomedical literature. Emphasis will be on searching by keywords, subject headings, and authors as well as on using filters and limiters to retrieve relevant information.