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.
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.
Monday July 13, 2017 10:00am-11:00am
Monday August 7, 2017 10:00am-11:00am
Monday September 11, 2017 10:00am-11:00am
Monday October 2, 2017 10:00am-11:00am
Monday November 6, 2017 10:00am-11:00am
Monday December 4, 2017 10:00am-11:00am
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.
Tuesday June 27, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday July 5, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Tuesday July 25, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday August 2, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Tuesday August 29, 2017 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
Wednesday September 6, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Tuesday September 26, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday October 4, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Tuesday October 24, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday November 1, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Tuesday November 28, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday December 6, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
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.
Wednesday July 12, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wednesday August 9, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wednesday September 20, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wednesday October 11, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wednesday November 8, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wednesday December 13, 2017 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.
Thursday June 29, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday July 6, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday July 27, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday August 3, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday August 24, 2017 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
Thursday September 7, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday September 28, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday October 5, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday October 26, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday November 2, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday November 16, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday December 7, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Thursday December 28, 2017 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.
Friday July 7, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Friday August 4, 2017 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Friday September 1, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Friday October 6, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Friday November 3, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Friday December 1, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Introduction to PubMed
At the completion of this class, the participant will:
Understand what PubMed is and know when to search it;
- Perform basic author subject searches;
- Use Limits to narrow search results;
- Obtain full-text of articles;
- Use PICO to help formulate search strategies and select terminology;
- Use the advanced search feature;
- Save a search;
Find an article using Single Citation Matcher feature. Click to register for the class.
Monday July 12, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Monday August 7, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Monday September 11, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Monday October 2, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Monday November 6, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Monday December 4, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm
Introduction to Advanced PubMed (New)
Participants will create a My NCBI account. They will learn about Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) that may be used when searching PubMed. Participants will learn about Topic-Specific Queries and Clinical Queries; they provide two additional options for searching the database.
Tuesday August 8, 2017 11:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday September 12, 2017 11:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday October 3, 2017 11:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday November 14, 2017 11:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday December 5, 2017 11:00am-12:00pm
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.
Friday July 14, 2017 2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday August 11, 2017 2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday September 8, 2017 2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday October 13, 2017 2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday November 10, 2017 2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday December 8, 2017 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.
Thursday July 13, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday August 10, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday September 7, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday October 12, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday November 9, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday December 14, 2017 3:00pm-4:00pm