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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: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter: Emily Couvillon
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: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter: Marianne Galati
Location: Street Level Classroom

Powerful author search and tracking tools, citation alerts and data visualization tools are all found in the Scopus database.  Scopus is a database with broad global content from more than 5,000 publishers of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and arts and humanities, including 5.5 million worldwide conference papers, book chapters and patents. 

This is an interactive class.  Attendees will create their personal login, perform a document search, create a search alert, and explore the author analytics available through Scopus.

 Class time: 1 hr.  

Date: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter: Adela Justice
Location: Street Level Classroom

Learn the basics of PubMed, the National Library of Medicine's search service, which provides access to over 24 million citations for biomedical literature. Emphasis will be on searching by keywords, Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), and on using filters to retrieve relevant information. Options for saving your results will also be discussed.

Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter: Emily Couvillon
Location: Street Level Classroom

There is life beyond PubMed! When a thorough review of the literature is needed, searching Embase can help you find articles that are not included in MEDLINE. With over 24 million indexed records and more than 7,600 currently indexed peer-reviewed journals, Embase is a highly versatile database covering the most important international biomedical literature from 1947 to the present. Learn core Embase features and strategies for comprehensive searching.

Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter: Marianne Galati
Location: Street Level Classroom

Powerful author search and tracking tools, citation alerts and data visualization tools are all found in the Scopus database.  Scopus is a database with broad global content from more than 5000 publishers of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and arts and humanities, including 5.5 million worldwide conference papers, book chapters and patents. 

This is an interactive class.  Attendees will create their personal login, perform a document search, create a search alert, and explore the author analytics available through Scopus.

 Class time: 1 hr.  

Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter: Emily Couvillon
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: Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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: Monday, February 23, 2015
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenter: Emily Couvillon
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, February 25, 2015
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: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter: Kate Krause
Location: Street Level Classroom

Learn how to find information on drugs: journal articles, e-Books, clinical trials, point-of-care tools, and other resources. The class will give an overview of how to find drug information in PubMed, Micromedex, AccessMedicine, and more.

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2015
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Presenter: Emily Couvillon
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: Thursday, March 12, 2015
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter: Adela Justice
Location: Street Level Classroom

Learn the basics of PubMed, the National Library of Medicine's search service, which provides access to over 24 million citations for biomedical literature. Emphasis will be on searching by keywords, Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), and on using filters to retrieve relevant information. Options for saving your results will also be discussed.

Date: Thursday, March 19, 2015
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: Thursday, April 2, 2015
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter: Marianne Galati
Location: Street Level Classroom

Powerful author search and tracking tools, citation alerts and data visualization tools are all found in the Scopus database.  Scopus is a database with broad global content from more than 5000 publishers of science, technology, medicine,
social sciences and arts and humanities, including 5.5 million worldwide conference papers, book chapters and patents. 

This is an interactive class.  Attendees will create their personal login, perform a document search, create a search alert, and explore the author
analytics available through Scopus.

 Class time: 1 hr.  

Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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: Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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.