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Fall Semester Workshop List

Use this list to quickly jump down the page to find and register for a workshop.

Workshop Series for Nursing

Finding Online Health Statistics

Finding relevant health statistics is a daunting task! When there is so much information out there, where do you start? In this workshop, learn the basics of finding health statistics online, including how to construct an effective search, and locating and evaluating relevant resources. Participants are welcome to bring their lunch. Registration is encouraged and walk-ins are welcome.

Finding Online Health Statistics
Date Time Instructor Attend
Thursday, October 9 Noon – 12:45 p.m. Emily Attend Session
Tuesday, November 18 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Emily Attend Session

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How to Find Full Text: a 30 Minute Workshop

This 30 minute workshop will show you different methods on how to find full text through the library website. Tips on finding articles and other materials will be covered. You will also learn how to request articles and other materials for free that you cannot find online.

How to Find Full Text: a 30 Minute Workshop
Date Time Instructor Attend
Friday, September 12 Noon – 12:30 p.m. Rebecca Attend Session
Tuesday, September 23 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Rebecca Attend Session
Friday, October 3 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Rebecca Attend Session
Monday, October 13 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Rebecca Attend Session
Tuesday, November 4 Noon – 12:30 p.m. Rebecca Attend Session

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How to Find Tests and Measurements

This workshop will give you an overview of which library resources are the best places to look for information on questionnaires, scales, test, etc. You will also receive ideas on where to find full text for these particular items. Databases covered include HaPI: Health and Psychosocial Instruments and PsycTests.

How to Find Tests and Measurements
Date Time Instructor Attend
Tuesday, October 7 Noon – 1:00 p.m. Rebecca Attend Session

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Point-of-Care Tools on the Go: a 30 minute workshop

This workshop will highlight library resources you can use on your mobile devices. You will learn how to get access these mobile apps or websites. Resources covered include Clinical Pharmacology, DynaMed, and Nursing Reference Center.

Point-of-Care Tools on the Go: a 30 minute workshop
Date Time Instructor Attend
Tuesday, September 16 Noon – 12:30 p.m. Rebecca Attend Session
Friday, September 26 Noon – 12:30 p.m. Rebecca Attend Session
Thursday, October 9 Noon – 12:30 p.m. Rebecca Attend Session

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PubMed in 30 Minutes

This online workshop is mostly for PubMed rookies, but seasoned veterans may pick up a thing or two as well. Basic searching and navigation skills will be demonstrated including: thinking about your search strategy, narrowing down your search results, how to find full-text, and how to request items that the Library doesn't have access.

PubMed in 30 Minutes
Date Time Instructor Attend
Thursday, September 18 Noon – 12:30 p.m. Emily Attend Session
Thursday, October 23 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Emily Attend Session
Wednesday, December 3 Noon – 12:30 p.m. Emily Attend Session

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RefWorks and Health Sciences Databases

This class is for anyone new to using citation management resources or for those who want to get more comfortable using RefWorks. You will learn how to create and share folders, add references to your account from CINAHL, PubMed, create bibliographies, and more.

RefWorks and Health Sciences Databases
Date Time Instructor Attend
Thursday, September 11 Noon – 1:00 p.m. Rebecca Attend Session
Thursday, September 25 Noon – 1:00 p.m. Rebecca Attend Session
Wednesday, October 8 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Rebecca Attend Session
Thursday, October 23 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Rebecca Attend Session

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RefWorks Basics

In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of using this powerful citation management tool to manage research and generate bibliographies. By the end of the session, participants will be able to import references from a variety of sources, organize references into folders and sub-folders and create properly formatted works cited lists. This workshop is not geared toward students and researchers in the health sciences. Health sciences users are encouraged to enroll in the RefWorks workshops with a health sciences focus.

RefWorks Basics
Date Time Instructor Attend
Wednesday, September 10 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Mireille Attend Session
Wednesday, September 24 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Mireille Attend Session
Tuesday, October 14 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Mireille Attend Session

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Streamlining Group Work Using RefWorks and GoogleDocs

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use these web-based tools to streamline the following:

  • Small group, in-class exercises
  • Long-term research projects
  • Peer evaluation exercises
  • Collaborative term papers
  • Collaborative presentations

In order to participate more easily, participants should have already established a Google account and know their account information. It is also highly recommended that participants have some familiarity with RefWorks before enrolling in this workshop. The schedules for in-person and online RefWorks workshops are listed above.

 

Streamlining Group Work Using RefWorks and GoogleDocs
Date Time Instructor Attend
Tuesday, September 30 Noon – 1:00 p.m. Mireille Attend Session
Wednesday, October 8 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Mireille Attend Session

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Web of Science/Scopus

Scopus and Web of Science are two databases known for both their coverage and finding citing articles. This 45 minute workshop will give you an overview of how to search these databases, creating personal accounts, and more.

Web of Science/Scopus
Date Time Instructor Attend
Monday, September 29 Noon – 12:45 p.m. Emily Attend Session
Wednesday, November 5 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Emily Attend Session

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Workshop Series for Nursing

How to Search Like a Librarian

Ever wonder how librarians can find citations through library databases? This workshop will give nursing graduate students strategies on searching library databases, explain the use of subject headings, and why going beyond CINAHL and PubMed is beneficial for your research. This class is recommended for students working on their DNP projects or dissertations.

How to Search Like a Librarian
Date Time Instructor Attend
Tuesday, September 16 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Rebecca Attend Session

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How to Use EndNote for Managing Your Citations

EndNote is a citation management tool that is primarily based on your desktop. This workshop will show you how to add and manage citations within EndNote, using Cite While You Write for your in text citations and bibliography, and using EndNote Basic, the web-based version of EndNote for syncing citations with the desktop version.

How to Use EndNote for Managing Your Citations
Date Time Instructor Attend
Tuesday, October 7 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Rebecca Attend Session

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What do I need to attend an online workshop?

  • PC or Mac with Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome
  • A miniumum of a 56K modem
  • Speakers or headphones are required
  • A microphone is helpful for asking questions, but you may also use text chat.

How do I register for an online workshop?

Register for online workshops by clicking the link to the enrollment form located under each workshop schedule.

  • Fill in the form to enroll
  • A message will be sent to the provided email when you submit your enrollment that contains a URL to attend the workshop.

How do I attend when it is time for the workshop?

About 5 minutes prior to the start time, click the link in the email you received when you registered for the workshop.

OR

When a session you want to attend is about to begin, click the "Attend Link" for the appropriate session located in the schedule for each workshop.

What if I Cannot Fit a Session into my Schedule?

Librarians can schedule one-on-one or small group sessions, either in-person or online, to accomodate scheduling conflicts. Fill out the Request Instruction form and a librarian will contact you.