Health Sciences Library: Workshops

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.

September 23 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.

October 3rd, 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.

    October 10th,  2019 at 12:00 - 12:45pm Register

     

    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.

    October 7th,  2019 at 12:00 - 12:45pm Register

     

    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.

    October 4th,  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.

      October 8th,  2019 at 12:00 - 12:45pm Register

      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.

      September 26, 2019 at 12:00 - 12:45pm

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      Additional tools and functions for literature searches

      Duration: 90 minutes

      Registration required

      *** Note: It is recommended to have taken the ‘Improve your Research Techniques’ workshop or to be knowledgeable with searching in databases to follow this workshop ***

      Are you looking to participate in a systematic or scoping review? Have to update your search results before publishing your article?? This workshop will teach you how to effectively utilize the advanced functions in platforms and databases to update your search results, as well as methods of translating your search strategies (ex.: translate a search from Medline to CINAHL), the advantages of citation managers (ex.: EndNote, Zotero) compared to screening tools (ex.: Covidence).

       

      Learning Objectives:

      • Organize your work according to the research steps
      • Understanding the translation of the search strategies between databases/platforms
      • Be able to update search results
      • Choose the appropriate tool to refine search results
      • Transfer data from one system to another

      October 24 2019 at 1:00 - 2:30pm

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      Improving your search techniques

      Duration: 2 hours

      Registration required

      Need an introduction or refresher on the effective use of the library for literature review research? Discover valuable tools and techniques to make your research easier! Learn how to translate your ideas into applicable search strategies. Select the most appropriate databases for your research. Create alerts to inform you when new information of interest is available. And more!

      Learning outcomes:

      • Identify key library services and resources.
      • Understand how to translate research topics into effective search strategies.
      • Select appropriate databases for your topics.
      • Execute proper searches in databases.
      • Keep up to date with your topics through email alerts.
      • Learn core features of citation management tools.

      September 26, 2019 at 10am - 12pm

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