Health Sciences Library: Workshops

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Please note that the following workshops are offered at the Health Sciences Library in Room 1020R and is located at the Roger Guindon campus. This page will provide you with information on how to get to Roger Guindon.

Workshop on demand

Workshops can be requested by affiliated members of the University of Ottawa (faculty, staff, researcher, and students).  To request a workshop, fill out the form and indicate which topic(s) you would like us to cover during the workshop.  Responses to workshop requests will occur within 2 business days.

Requester must give us at least one week’s notice to properly prepare.

For more information, check the workshop on demand form.

3D Printing

Introduction to 3D printing

Duration: 45 minutes 

Registration required

In this workshop you will learn the basics on how to 3D print objects on the two 3D printers available at the Health Sciences Library.

Necessary software will be available on library computers, but if you'd like to use your own hardware, please install the two programs we'll need: Makerbot Desktop and Cura.

This is a beginner level workshop; no prior experience needed.

*The workshops will be delivered in a bilingual format. All sessions will be presented in English, material will be available in both languages, and questions will be welcome in both French and English.

January 28th 2019, 12:00 - 12:45

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Covidence

Duration: 45 minutes

Registration required

Interested in Covidence but don't know where to start?

Covidence is a web-based platform that streamlines the production of comprehensive literature reviews, including systematic reviews, scoping reviews, meta-syntheses, and meta-narratives.

Learning outcomes:

In this workshop, you will learn how to set up an account, and delve into the functions of Covidence including importing, exporting, and screening. This step-by-step guide through these features will present tips and tricks that will allow you to provide support to students and researchers.

February 12th 2019 at 12:00 - 12:45pm

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Citation Managers (Endnote, Endnote Basic, Mendeley, Zotero)

Need help organizing your references while writing papers? Take one of our citation management workshops to learn how a specific citation manager can help you organize your references, create bibliographies and create in-text citations. Workshops are available for Endnote, Endnote Basic, Mendeley and Zotero.

Duration: 45 minutes each workshop

Location: Health Sciences Library, Roger Guindon, room 1020R

Registration required

 

    Endnote (original version)

    Learning outcomes:

    • Using Endnote, build and organize your own personal database for your references.
    • Produce bibliographies and insert citations in your work with Cite While You Write.

    Note: this Citation Manager is available only at the Health Sciences Library computer lab. Students wanting to use it on their own computer will need to purchase it.

     

     

    EndNote Basic (web version and free)

    Learning outcomes:

    • Using Endnote, build and organize your own personal database for your references.
    • Produce bibliographies and insert citations in your work with Cite While You Write.

     

     

    Mendeley

    Learning outcomes:

    • Using Mendeley, build and organize your own personal database for your references.
    • Produce bibliographies and insert citations in your work with Microsoft Word Plug-In.

    February 5th 2019 at 12:00 - 12:45pm Register

     

      Zotero

      Learning outcomes:

      • Using Zotero, build and organize your own personal database for your references.
      • Produce bibliographies and insert citations into your work with Microsoft Word Plug-In.

       

      Anatomy Resources

      Duration: 45 minutes

      Registration required

      Learn human anatomy with 3D models and animations.

      The human body has not changed for thousands of years, but our tools are revolutionizing anatomy learning! Come and discover some of our resources that explore the human body, in photos, movement and sound.

      Learning objectives :

      In this workshop you will discover the various types of resources we have at your disposal. You will learn to use these resources effectively according to your discipline, or according to your learning objective.

      This workshop is open to students, researchers and professors interested in the human body.

      March 6th 2019 at 12:00 - 12:45pm

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      Mindful behavior with our mobile devices

      Duration: 45 minutes

      Registration required

      This workshop examines how we use our mobile devices and asks how we might use them in more helpful ways.

      Topics covered include effects of non-mindful device use and actions that could help mitigate these effects.

      Friday, February 8, 12:00 – 12:45 pm

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      Group work with Google apps

      Duration: 45 minutes

      Registration required

      This workshop looks at how we can create collaborative documents with Google apps more effectively. Topics covered include approaches to collaboration and helpful tools in Google apps.

      February 25th 2019 at 12:00 - 12:45pm

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