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To find a journal, magazine, or newspaper article in the most popular databases in your subject area, enter your search term(s) and choose a subject from the pull-down menu. To view a complete list of indexes and databases available at Rutgers, click on View all databases. For more information see "How Do I Find an Article?"

To find books and more in the Library Catalog, enter your term(s) and select a search type in the pull-down menu. For more information see "How Do I Find a Book?"

To find a print or electronic journal in the Rutgers collections, enter its title or keywords in the title and select the appropriate search type in the pull-down menu. For more information, see "How Do I Find a Journal?"

To find a list of books, textbooks, and electronic articles placed on course reserve by your instructor, enter your instructor's last name and search. You can also use the pull-down menu to search by course title or number.

Smith Library Workshops


Reference Department

To register for a class, please fill out the Class Registration Form.
All classes meet in the Library unless other arrangements are made.
Customized training workshops are available. Please contact Roberta Bronson Fitzpatrick at 973-972-5498.

 

Classes Available

Library Survival Skills

An introduction to the George F. Smith Library of the Health Sciences. This class is appropriate for individuals who need to use Library resources but lack training or experience in working in these areas. The class will cover the basics of locating books, journals and other materials in the Library’s collection. The class will also cover verifying incomplete references, using full-text resources and navigating the Library’s website. Click to register for the class.

Handout: Library Survival Skills

Upcoming Classes
Monday December 14, 2015 12:00pm-1:00pm
Monday January 11, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Monday February 15, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Monday March 14, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Monday April 11, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Monday May 16, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Monday June 13, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
 

Introduction to EndNote, a Bibliographic Management Software

This session enables users to create databases of bibliographic citations and to format the citations for inclusion in the references of a research paper or journal article. EndNote allows users to search remote databases using EndNote's search engine and then copy the references directly into EndNote library. Participants will learn tips on manipulating reference, and sorting references by date, author, year, etc. Click to register for the class.

Handout: EndNote Basic

Upcoming Classes
Wednesday December 2, 2015 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wednesday January 6, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Tuesday January 26, 2016 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
Wednesday February 3, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Tuesday February 23, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday March 2, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Tuesday March 29, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday April 6, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Tuesday April 26, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday May 4, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Tuesday May 24, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday June 1, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Tuesday June 28, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
 

Advanced EndNote, a Bibliographic Management Software

This session enables users to work with Connection Files, Import Filters and Output Styles. Additionally, attendees will learn how to access and use Manuscript templates for MS Word.  They will also be introduced the various online help resources from the University Libraries’ EndNote blog as well as the EndNote YouTube channel. Click to register for the class.

Handout: EndNote Advanced

Upcoming Classes
Wednesday December 9, 2015 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wednesday January 13, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wednesday February 10, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wednesday March 9, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wednesday April 13, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wednesday May 11, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wednesday June 8, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
 

Introduction to MEDLINE Database

In this session, participants will learn how to search MEDLINE Database on the Web. The session will cover scope and coverage of the database, search options (author, title, keyword, subject) and software features (Boolean operators, Explode feature, Limit function and saving search strategies.) Click to register for the class.

Handout: Searching Medline

Upcoming Classes
Thursday December 10, 2015 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday December 17, 2015 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday January 7, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday January 28, 2016 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
Thursday February 11, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday February 25, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday March 10, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday March 24, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday April 7, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday April 21, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday May 12, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday May 26, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday June 9, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday June 23, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
 

Introduction to PsycINFO Database

The session will cover the scope, coverage, document types, selection policy, thesaurus of the Psychological Index terms and PsycINFO fields. Participants will learn tips for searching efficiently and effectively. Click to register for the class.

Handout: The Basics of PsycINFOSearching

Upcoming Classes
Friday December 18, 2015 12:00pm-1:00pm
Friday January 15, 2016 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Friday February 19, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Friday March 18, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Friday April 15, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Friday May 20, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
Friday June 17, 2016 12:00pm-1:00pm
 

Introduction to CINAHL Database

In this workshop, participants will learn the following: how to access the CINAHL Basic Search menu; how to construct a research question and use key words from the question to devise search strategies; and to identify when it is best to use the Basic vs. Advanced Search formats. Click to register for the class.

Handout: CINAHL Basic and Advanced Search

Upcoming Classes
Friday December 11, 2015 2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday January 8, 2016 2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday February 12, 2016 2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday March 11, 2016 2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday April 8, 2016 2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday May 13, 2016 2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday June 10, 2016 2:00pm-3:00pm
 

Using Image & Video Collections

In this workshop, participants will learn how to: navigate to each image and video resource from the George F. Smith Library homepage, the web, or iTunes App Store using a desktop or mobile computing device; create and use the features of a personal account within each resource; browse and search for images and videos within each resource; capture images and videos and associated materials from each resource to use in one’s own work. Click to register for the class.

Handout: Using Image & Video Collections

Upcoming Classes
Thursday December 10, 2015 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday January  14, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday February 11, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday March 10, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday April  14, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday May 12, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday June 9, 2016 3:00pm-4:00pm