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New This Spring: Online Learning Opportunities through LHL!

Attention distance students, busy clinicians, and any Lister Hill Library users who prefer to learn in their pajamas: We have expanded our popular Express Training @ LHL classes by adding an online option for each session. Online sessions will be on Mondays, 3-4pm. Of course, we will continue to offer our in-person sessions on Thursdays, noon-1pm. Check out our Express Training page to see all class descriptions and the schedule. (Note: Registration with valid UAB email address is required for online sessions. Registration links are on the Express Training page.)



Express Training ONLINE Spring Schedule

Date

Topic

Description

Jan. 23

CINAHL

Find articles in Nursing and Allied Health, free CEs cases, care plans, and more.

Jan. 30

PubMed

Learn strategies to focus your PubMed searches and explore advanced techniques including searching with medical subject headings.

Feb. 6

Scopus

Introducing Scopus! Learn to enhance your PubMed search, find articles on a topic or by an author, and link to their reference lists and forward citations.

Feb. 13

EndNote Web

Did you know that all UAB students/employees have FREE access to EndNote Web? Come learn how to use this web-based tool to create and manage a personal library of citations, insert those citations into a Word document, and format them in specific bibliographic styles. Please note: If you are a researcher or faculty member with a purchased copy of the desktop version of EndNote, you may wish to attend one of our EndNote software sessions.

Feb. 20

Google Scholar

Search the scholarly literature across multiple disciplines and sources. Learn to link to full text when available.

Feb. 27

Finding Full Text

Have a citation and want to get the full text of the article? Learn how to get full text using PubMed, UAB Article Linker, and ILLiad.

March 5

APA

Learn the basics of APA style as well as more complicated citation formats like e-journal articles, electronic book chapters, and web pages.

March 12

PubMed

Learn strategies to focus your PubMed searches and explore advanced techniques including searching with medical subject headings.

March 19

No class - Spring Break



March 26

Mobile Medical Apps

Learn about iOS and Android mobile medical apps for clinicians, students, and communicating with patients.

April 2

Cochrane

Use the Cochrane Library to find Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) reviews and economic impact of treatment modalities.

April 9

Google Scholar

Search the scholarly literature across multiple disciplines and sources. Learn to link to full text when available.

April 16

EndNote Web

Did you know that all UAB students/employees have FREE access to EndNote Web? Come learn how to use this web-based tool to create and manage a personal library of citations, insert those citations into a Word document, and format them in specific bibliographic styles. Please note: If you are a researcher or faculty member with a purchased copy of the desktop version of EndNote, you may wish to attend one of our EndNote software sessions.

April 23

APA

Learn the basics of APA style as well as more complicated citation formats like e-journal articles, electronic book chapters, and web pages.

April 30

EndNote

Are you a researcher or faculty member needing to manage a large number of references? Learn how to use EndNote X5 software to create and manage a personal library of citations and help you find full text. Also learn how to insert those citations into a Word document and format them in specific bibliographic styles. Please note: This session is for the desktop version of EndNote, which is NOT free to UAB students/employees. If you want to learn to use the version of EndNote that is free to UAB students/employees (EndNote Web), you should attend one of our EndNote Web sessions.


Posted on December 16, 2011@ 4:35 PM by Peggy