Professional Skills Training Program May 9th

Professional Skills Training Program May 9th

Eventbrite - May CCTS PSTP - Beyond the Basics: Finding the Right Information Fast 
 
May 9, 2013 from 8-9:30 in West Pavilion Room E
 
 Beyond the Basics:
Finding the Right Information Fast
Presented by Lee Vucovich, Lister Hill Library
Disclosures: None 
 
Goals: The goal of this seminar is to introduce library tools and search strategies that result in quick, effective searches. Topics include finding articles, keeping up with the literature, finding journals to publish in, and author metrics.
 
Objectives:
  1. Compare three major research databases used to find biomedical literature  
  2. Demonstrate how to used databases effectively 
  3. Show tools that allow comparison of journals to guide publication choices
  4. Introduce innovative tools to keep current with new publications
The PSTP is designed to provide practical assistance in the areas of scientific writing (such as the development of grants and scientific manuscripts), scientific presentations, career development, and leadership. Developed and sponsored by the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), the target audience of the PSTP is all faculty, staff, trainees and students interested in expanding their professional skills in the stated areas. Seminars are held monthly on the second Thursday from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. in West Pavilion Room E. 
The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates the seminar for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identify and expression as well as sexual orientation.  UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.