Fall Semester Workshop List
Use this list to quickly jump down the page to find and register for a workshop.
- Finding Online Health Statistics
- How to Find Full Text: a 30 minute workshop
- How to Find Tests and Measurements
- Point–of–Care Tools on the Go: a 30 minute workshop
- PubMed in 30 Minutes
- RefWorks and Health Sciences Databases
- RefWorks Basics
- Streamlining Group Work Using RefWorks and GoogleDocs
- Web of Science/Scopus
Workshop Series for Nursing
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.
|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|
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.
|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|
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.
|Tuesday, October 7||Noon – 1:00 p.m.||Rebecca||Attend Session|
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.
|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|
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.
|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|
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.
|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|
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.
|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|
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.
|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|
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.
|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|
Workshop Series for Nursing
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.
|Tuesday, September 16||5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.||Rebecca||Attend Session|
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.
|Tuesday, October 7||5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.||Rebecca||Attend Session|
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.
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.