The Ginsburg Library is pleased to offer a series of workshops for students, faculty, and staff. Taught by the Library’s expert staff, these short, hands-on classes cover everything from effectively searching research databases to organizing and managing your references.
Register here at our website.
Introduction to PubMed [REGISTER]
The National Library of Medicine’s premier bibliographic database is freely accessible on the web and has over 21 million citations in the biomedical and life science fields. Learn how to search the literature, manage results, and receive updates in your area of research.
January 24, 12pm-1pm
March 7, 12-1pm (WEBINAR)
CINAHL- Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature [REGISTER]
Learn how to build basic literature searches in the fields of nursing and allied health. This workshop will also cover how to locate evidence-based practice information, how to manage search results, and how to create alerts.
January 18, 11am-12 noon
March 15, 1-2pm (WEBINAR)
RefWorks Basics [REGISTER]
Web-based citation management software, free to all Temple faculty and students. Learn how to store and integrate research citations into papers.
January 26, 11am-12 noon
February 28, 10-11am
Finding the Evidence [REGISTER]
A review of the principles of evidence based practice, as well as: tips on creating well-built, answerable clinical questions, an overview of the appropriate library resources to use for finding various levels of evidence, and criteria for critically appraising studies.
February 1, 12-1:30pm
Best Resources for OT & PT [REGISTER]
An overview of the best databases to find information for these disciplines, as well as a review of literature searching techniques and free visual anatomy software.
February 9, 11am-12 noon
Beyond CINAHL: Resources for Nursing [REGISTER]
Learn how to use point-of-care tools to screen patients for diabetes, control hypertension, identify drug/herbal/supplement interactions, and more. Tools to be covered include First Consult, Natural Standard, and Lexi-Comp.
February 14, 11am-12 noon
Point-of-Care Tools for Medicine
A short introduction to electronic point of care tools available via the library. Resources to be highlighted include: First Consult, drug monographs, and PubMed’s Clinical Queries.
February 22, 12-1pm
Using OVID Medline Effectively
Learn how to navigate OVID’s interface for optimal literature searching, as well as how to save and email your search results.
March 21, 1-2pm
Updates & Alerts: Tools for tracking published articles
Create customized email alerts to be notified when articles are published about research topics of interest to you. The workshop will cover alert services provided by: PubMed’s My NCBI, OVID’s electronic Table of Contents feature, and journal-specific tools.
April 18, 12-1pm
Register here at our website.
Workshops are also offered on an on-demand basis. Contact us for more information about scheduling a workshop for your class or department.