|Free-text versus Thesaurus searching
||Need help sorting out MeSH term and keywords? We are here to help! Explore the two primary ways to search for literature and the different advantages each approach offers. You will learn simple techniques to implement each and how to combine both strategies to create comprehensive searches.
|Translating/Transferring your search strategy from one database to another
||Learn how to use many databases for your research project without pulling your hair out! Learn about each databases’ tips and tricks that will make your searching painless
|PubMed and Medline
||Are PubMed and MEDLINE different? Do I need to search both? This session will show you the difference and similarities between MEDLINE (Ovid) and PubMed. Learn how to create effective search strategies on both, and how to choose one over the other.
|Systematic Review VS Literature Review
||Is a systematic search the same as a systematic review? What are scoping reviews, narrative reviews, or mapping reviews, and are they any good if they aren’t systematic? This session will look at different types of literature reviews and the terms used to describe them to clarify confusion and identify the most appropriate review types for your needs.
|3D printing at the Health Sciences Library
||An introduction to the Health Sciences Library’s 3D printing service. You will learn the basics of 3D printing: where to find models, what software to use to create your own models and how to print with the two printers available at the library.
|Citation Managers: Endnote, Endnote Basic, Mendeley, Zotero
||Need help organizing your references while writing papers? Learn how a citation manager can help you organize your references, create bibliographies and create in-text citations. Workshops are available for Zotero, Endnote, Endnote basic (free web version) and Mendeley. Please specify in the comment box which citation manager you would like to learn.
|Francophone resources in the field of medicine and health care
||Finding scientific articles in French remains an important challenge in the scientific world. This workshop identifies the main Francophone sources in the field of medicine and health care, and will teach you the appropriate research methods for French-language content in English-language bases.
|Point-of-care Tools? How to Use these Resources
||What is a "point -of-care" tool? It is a source of information originally developed to help healthcare professionals to make a clinical decision. In what cases are these tools useful to consult in a more academic setting? This session will teach you how these specialized databases have become additional information sources to traditional databases for information searches.
||Interested in Covidence but don't know where to start? Learn how to set up an account, and delve into the functions of Covidence including importing, exporting, and screening.