Events

SPRING 2016 PROGRAMS AT THE HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARY

Basics of RefWorks & Write-N-Cite - This session will show you how to import citations from popular databases such as Medline/PubMed and CINAHL. Once you start writing papers, you will be able to use these references to insert citations and create instant bibliographies in styles such as APA or AMA. We can show you how to get started using these time-saving productivity tools!

Tuesday, March 8, 12:00-1:00pm, Thune Seminar Rooms A&B
Thursday, March 10, 3:30-4:30pm, Thune Seminar Rooms A&B or Online (sign-up required for online*) Friday, March 18, 11:30-1:30pm,Thune Seminar Rooms A&B

CINAHL Complete - This session will highlight the expanded capabilities of the CINAHL Complete database using the EBSCOHost interface.

Thursday, April 21, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Thune Seminar Rooms A&B or Online (sign-up required for online*)

Searching in PubMed – This session will help you become a more efficient searcher in PubMed including using the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), Boolean operators, and how to manage your results.

Tuesday, March 15, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Thune Seminar Rooms
A&B Wednesday, April 6, 12:00-1:00 p.m. Thune Seminar Rooms A&B

Finding Basic U.S. Census Statistic Information – American Factfinder is an interface that allows you to search census data quickly and efficiently…once you get the hang of it. The census does a lot more than count people. Using the census, you can access social and economic data on a very specific population. Unlike virtually any other statistical resource, the census allows you to sample very small geographies, allowing you to compare neighborhoods in the same city, or cities in the same state.

Thursday, March 17, 12:00-1:00pm, Thune Seminar Rooms A&B

CDC Wonder – Learn how to use the Center for Disease Control database to locate health statistics information. CDC Wonder (Wide-ranging Online Data for Epidemiologic Research) is an easy-to-use, menu-driven system that makes the information resources of the CDC readily available.

Wednesday, April 13th, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Thune Seminar Rooms A&B

County Health Rankings and Health Indicators Warehouse - The annual County Health Rankings measure vital health factors in nearly every county in America. The Health Indicators Warehouse is a collaboration of many agencies and offices within the Department of Health and Human Services providing a single, user-friendly source for national state and community health indicators. Find out how to search these two resources.

Wednesday, April 20, 12:00-1:00p.m., Thune Seminar Rooms A&B

Publishing Services and Tips from the Health Sciences Library– In this session we will discuss some of the services and tips for individuals interested in publishing articles, including open access, predatory publishers, and library services to assist in the process.

Thursday, May 5, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Thune Seminar Rooms A&B

BMJ Quality – BMJ Quality is a unique resource that provides step by step instructions, forms, and tutorials on how to develop quality and safety research projects for healthcare application. Completed projects can be submitted for publication in the BMJ Quality Journal.

Thursday, March 24, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Thune Seminar Rooms A&B
Monday, April 4, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Thune Seminar Rooms A&B

Citation & Reference Searching Techniques – This session will identify methods & resources for working with cited references

Wednesday, March 30, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Thune Seminar Rooms A&B

*Registration required contact HSL Refdesk@creighton.edu or (402)280-5138 For more information or to request an individual or special session, please contact Jeanne M. Burke, HSL Education Coordinator at (402)280-5143 or jburke@creighton.edu