Jan 19, 2021, 10:30am-11:00am
Instructor:  Stella Seal
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 11

PubMed has recently released their updated interface.  This new PubMed became the default in spring 2020 and replaced the legacy version of which many are currently familiar.  This class provides an overview of the new PubMed.  Participants will learn to navigate the new interface, explore the new features, and locate features carried over from “legacy” PubMed.

Jan 22, 2021, 11:00am-12:00pm
Instructor:  Katie Lobner
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 11

Covidence is a web-based software tool that streamlines the production of systematic reviews.  This class covers the basic features of Covidence, including setting up a team project, importing records, and title/abstract screening. Additional resources are identified for further assistance regarding full text screening, quality assessment, and data extraction.

Before this class is scheduled to meet, sign up for a free Covidence account. Then, request an invitation to join the JHU Welch Medical Library organization account.
 

Jan 26, 2021, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Instructor:  Julie Nanavati
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 12

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine's  platform that provides access to over 30 million biomedical citations. Learn how to perform basic and advanced searches, create alerts, save results, access PDFs, save searches, and more.

Jan 28, 2021, 11:00am-12:00pm
Instructor:  Ivy Garner
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 22

EndNote is a citation-management software application that makes saving citations and then citing them within documents easy. EndNote's pre-formatted style templates speed up composition. Learn how to manage and cite text and images, create subject bibliographies, and access various output styles.

To try out EndNote download a free 30 day trial.

Hopkins faculty and staff can purchase EndNote at a discount through Hopkins IT Services. Students can purchase at a discount directly from EndNote.

Jan 29, 2021, 10:00am-11:00am
Instructor:  Caitlin Carter
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 20

This workshop will explore the scholarly journal publishing landscape. Participants will learn:

  • To define key terms and resources that support publishing
  • To evaluate the traditional publishing model and how it has changed
  • To assess the decision-making process one needs to go through when selecting a journal
Feb 8, 2021, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Instructor:  Donna Hesson
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 17

Learn how to use databases effectively by understanding the conceptual framework for searching and how it can be applied to any database. Use controlled vocabulary, keyword searching, and Boolean operators to optimize the effectiveness of each database, understand the concept of citation searching, and learn other tips and tricks along the way.  These searching fundamentals can assist any level of searching, from finding a few selected articles for a journal club or course readings, through comprehensive reviews of the literature on a particular topic.

Feb 9, 2021, 11:00am-12:00pm
Instructor:  Ivy Garner
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 23

Legacy RefWorks allows users to create personal reference databases and use them for a variety of research activities. References are quickly and easily imported from text files or online databases. RefWorks can then be used to manage, store, and share the information. The Write-N-Cite feature allows users to instantly generate citations and bibliographies. This class will give an overview of Legacy RefWorks and its functions.

Access Legacy RefWorks through the Welch Medical Library website.

Feb 10, 2021, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Instructor:  Jaime Blanck
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 23

In this session, participants will learn the importance of creating and maintaining a researcher profile using ORCID.  ORCID is a persistent digital identifier that links researchers to their professional activities via a scholarly profile. Individuals will learn how link the data from their ORCID profile to the NIH SciENcv tool to quickly create high-quality biosketches for all of their funding applications.

Feb 12, 2021, 11:00am-12:00pm
Instructor:  Caitlin Carter
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 23

In this class participants will discuss Open Access and Open Access publishing. Participants will learn:

  • Key terms in Open Access publishing
  • The values exist in publishing, and how Open Access contributes
  • Your ability to share different versions of your research
  • How to locate and use tools, websites, and resources that contain Open Access research
Feb 16, 2021, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Instructor:  Julie Nanavati
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 19

Embase, a European biomedical database that covers similar topics as PubMed. This class will cover how to search this database more efficiently including using controlled vocabulary (Emtree), field tags, and truncation. In addition, participants will learn how to use proximity operators to develop more sophisticated searches. By the end of this class, participants will walk away with the skills needed to search Embase like a pro.

Feb 17, 2021, 10:30am-11:30am
Instructor:  Stella Seal
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 19

Finding surveys, questionnaires, or other research tools and instruments can be very challenging. This class will focus on how to find tools related to a specific topic, such as knowledge assessments, surveys, pre- and post-tests, and other research instruments and tools. Attendees will learn what resources are available where tools can be found, how to develop a strategy for searching for tools using licensed resources and open websites.

Feb 18, 2021, 10:00am-10:30am
Instructor:  Claire Twose
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 25

PubMed has recently released their updated interface.  This new PubMed became the default in spring 2020 and replaced the legacy version of which many are currently familiar.  This class provides an overview of the new PubMed.  Participants will learn to navigate the new interface, explore the new features, and locate features carried over from “legacy” PubMed.

Mar 10, 2021, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Instructor:  Ivy Garner
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 25

EndNote is a citation-management software application that makes saving citations and then citing them within documents easy. EndNote's pre-formatted style templates speed up composition. Learn how to manage and cite text and images, create subject bibliographies, and access various output styles.

To try out EndNote download a free 30 day trial.

Hopkins faculty and staff can purchase EndNote at a discount through Hopkins IT Services. Students can purchase at a discount directly from EndNote.

Mar 16, 2021, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Instructor:  Julie Nanavati
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 23

Learn about APA PsycINFO, a biomedical database that focuses on psychological sciences. This class will cover how to search this database more efficiently including using controlled vocabulary, field tags, and truncation. In addition, participants will learn strategies for finding tests & measurements from within this database and explore ways to use APA PsycINFO to stay current on psychological topics. By the end of this class, participants will walk away with the skills needed to search APA PsycINFO like a pro.

Mar 18, 2021, 10:00am-10:30am
Instructor:  Claire Twose
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 25

PubMed has recently released their updated interface.  This new PubMed became the default in spring 2020 and replaced the legacy version of which many are currently familiar.  This class provides an overview of the new PubMed.  Participants will learn to navigate the new interface, explore the new features, and locate features carried over from “legacy” PubMed.

Mar 23, 2021, 10:00am-11:00am
Instructor:  Ivy Garner
Total Seats: 25  Available Seats: 25

Legacy RefWorks allows users to create personal reference databases and use them for a variety of research activities. References are quickly and easily imported from text files or online databases. RefWorks can then be used to manage, store, and share the information. The Write-N-Cite feature allows users to instantly generate citations and bibliographies. This class will give an overview of Legacy RefWorks and its functions.

Access Legacy RefWorks through the Welch Medical Library website.