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Training courses

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Training courses


The library holds training courses/workshops to the use of on line electronic resources (ie biomedical databases, electronic journals and citation manager systems).

The training courses/workshops take place in computer-equipped classrooms. Institutional users can attend freely while external users have to apply for a Library card.

PUBMED

The aim of 4-hour training course /workshop sis to provide participants with an overview of literature searching in PubMed, the most important biomedical database produced by the National Library of Medicine.

Contents:

  • Introduction to Pubmed 
  • Search citations using “Citation Matcher” (and other uses of Citation Matcher) 
  • Description and analysis of a results page and of a bibliographic record 
  • Structure of the Thesaurus for medical research with Mesh (medical subject headings) 
  • Logical Operators 
  • Search by free word and ATM (Automatic term mapping) 
  • Qualifier fields 
  • Searching by Field, Searching by Builder 
  • Filters 
  • Clipboard 
  • Registration in My NCBI 
  • Results management (collections, rescue strategies, e-mail, printing)

The training course/workshop takes place in the computer room of the Medical Library Pinali (1st floor).
You need to register to partecipate.
You will be asked to complete a Satisfaction Questionnaire at the end of the course
External users can register by contacting the library.

RefWorks

The aim of the course is to provide participants with the skills for creating and managing their own archive of bibliographic citations and it is particularly useful when writing dissertations or articles for publication.

Contents:

  • Introduction to Citation Managers 
  • Creating an account in Refworks 
  • Platform Description 
  • Manuals, help, online tutorials 
  • Inserting citations in your archive 
  • Manual entry of citations 
  • Direct import (Scopus, Science Direct ...) 
  • Importing from Pubmed (multi-mode) 
  • Importing from Google Scholar 
  • Importing using RefGrabIt 
  • Viewing and editing records 
  • Uploading attachments 
  • Integration with AIRE 
  • Organizing records in folders and subfolders 
  • Searching for double records 
  • Deleting and restoring records
  • Sharing records 
  • Citation styles 
  • Creating bibliography (with Write & Cite and Open Office)

The workshop takes place in the computer room of the Medical Library Pinali (1st floor).
You need to register to partecipate.
You will be asked to complete a Satisfaction Questionnaire at the end of the course External users can register by contacting the library.

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