Spring Library Classes Are Underway

Gary Teaching 1Please join us in the Dana Classroom for one or more of our spring workshops. All workshops are open to all UVM and Fletcher Allen students, staff, and faculty. Unless otherwise noted, preregistration is not required.

Questions about any of our workshops? Have a suggestion for a topic you’d like us to cover? Please contact Gary Atwood at gatwood@uvm.edu or (802) 656-4488.

February

PubMed Basics and Beyond **Online Workshop**

Are your PubMed skills a little rusty? Come to this workshop and brush up on the basics such as using limits and MeSH headings to zero in on the results you need. We’ll move beyond the basics by answering whatever questions you have so come prepared to share!

This is an online class so pre-registration is required. Please send your name, email address, and phone number to Gary Atwood at gatwood@uvm.edu.

Instructor: Gary Atwood

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
7pm – 8pm
Managing References with Zotero

Learn the basics of Zotero. Capture citation information about books, articles, web sites, and more while you search. Link to Microsoft Word to produce citations in a variety of formats. Share your citations with collaborators.

Instructor: Laura Haines

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Noon – 1pm

March

Searching CINAHL

This workshop will cover how to find high quality nursing and allied health information in CINAHL. In it, we’ll cover topics like advanced searching, how to use subject headings in your search, and how to fine-tune your results.

Instructor: Gary Atwood

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
1pm – 2pm
Managing References with EndNote **Online Workshop**

Learn the basics of EndNote. The following tasks will be demonstrated: adding citations to an EndNote library through a variety of methods; attaching PDFs to citations; managing information in an EndNote library; creating a bibliography; adding citations to a paper using EndNote and Microsoft Word.

This is an online class so pre-registration is required. Please send your name, email address, and phone number to Gary Atwood at gatwood@uvm.edu.

Instructor: Gary Atwood

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
7pm – 8pm
Copyright

Know your rights! This workshop provides an overview of copyright law and related resources. It also provides guidelines to help faculty, staff and students comply with copyright law and public funding mandates.

Instructor: Jeanene Light

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Noon – 1pm
From Arnica to Zinc and Acupuncture to Yoga: Information Resources for Complementary & Herbal Medicine

Despite their popularity, it is often a challenge to find reliable information about the effectiveness of non-conventional therapies. Join us as we explore high-quality sources of information, both in print and online, that can help guide the wise use of these practices and products.

Instructor: Nancy Bianchi & Frances Delwiche

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Noon – 1pm
Managing References with EndNote

Learn the basics of EndNote. The following tasks will be demonstrated: adding citations to an EndNote library through a variety of methods; attaching PDFs to citations; creating a bibliography; adding citations to a paper using EndNote and Microsoft Word.

Instructor: Gary Atwood

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Noon – 1pm

April

Personal Knowledge Management: Better Organization for Better Problem-Solving

How do you organize all of the information you collect for your research, work and personal life? How can you manage that information better so that you can use it more effectively? This workshop will explore the concepts of Personal Information Management (PIM) and Knowledge Management (KM), and offer a few concrete tips for managing your information. Tools such as EndNote, DropBox, and EssentialPIM will be covered.

Instructor: Laura Haines

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Noon – 1pm
Creating the Simplified Data Management Plan

The workshop will introduce the recommended elements of a data management plan (DMP) and resources at UVM that can help with data management planning. Sample data management plans will be provided. Participants will then create their own simplified data management plans.

Instructor: Donna O’Malley

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Noon – 1pm

What else would you like to learn?

We can also custom design a workshop for you, your class, or for your workgroup. Workshops can be held in the Library or in another location that’s more convenient for you. Please contact Gary Atwood at gatwood@uvm.edu or (802) 656-4488 for more information or to schedule a session.

Workshops on these topics are readily available, but you can request any combination of topics:

  • Advanced MedLine
  • CINAHL
  • Citation and E-Journal Troubleshooting
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Consumer Health on the Web
  • DynaMed
  • EndNote
  • Evidence-Based Practice (EBM) Tools
  • Google / Google Scholar
  • Keeping Up with the Literature
  • MD Consult
  • Medical Images
  • Navigating the Virtual Library
  • Nursing Reference Center
  • Ovid MedLine
  • Poster Presentations
  • PsychINFO
  • PubMed
  • UpToDate
  • Web of Science

Questions? Please contact Gary Atwood at gatwood@uvm.edu or (802) 656-4488.

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