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How to Write an Abstract
Posted On: Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 00:54 by Beverly Murphy

When you search PubMed (or most databases), did you know you’re only searching the titles, abstracts, and keywords/subject headings? That’s why it’s so important that you write an effective, concise, and clear abstract! In this session, learn how to refine your abstract writing skills to help users find your paper. Mon. Dec. 27; 10-11a; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Advanced PubMed Class
Posted On: Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 00:46 by Beverly Murphy

ant to search for relevant citations in the shortest amount of time?  Taught in the new version of PubMed, this class will show you how to effectively use MeSH, subheadings, Boolean operators, filters, MyNCBI, & more!  Wed. Dec. 15, 10-11a; ONLINE ONLY.  This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Searching CINAHL Effectively
Posted On: Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 01:23 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to use CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature) effectively including using headings, subheadings, keywords, and filters to refine search results. Mon. Dec. 13; 4-5p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Research Wednesdays
Posted On: Saturday, November 20, 2021 - 22:22 by Beverly Murphy

The Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) sponsors "Research Wednesdays," a series featuring important topics impacting the research community presented by subject matter experts.

Until further notice, the Research Wednesdays series will be held via WebEx ONLY: 1:10 pm – 2:00p. No registrations is required.  WebEx meeting details will be sent to the DOCR listserve the Monday prior to the session. To be added to the DOCR listserve, email...

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EndNote Class
Posted On: Friday, November 19, 2021 - 13:25 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to set up a new library, import citations from MEDLINE, work with the citation style manager, and more. Wed. Dec. 8; 9-10a; ONLINE ONLY. These classes are FREE but registration is required.

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Zotero Class
Posted On: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 01:27 by Beverly Murphy

Zotero helps you insert references into your text as well as create a reference list at the end of your paper in a variety of styles. Working together with Microsoft Word, this open program is free up to 300 MB of storage.

This class will show you the basics of getting started in Zotero including adding references to your Zotero library, creating folders, working with groups, and using it with Word to cite your sources as you write. Tue. Dec. 7; 12-1p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

Please Note: It is recommended that you...

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Open Access Publishing Discussion: Sept 13 @1p
Posted On: Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 00:27 by Megan von Isenburg

Monday, September 13 at 1pm - Sponsoring open access publishing by Duke authors via the COPE & TOME programs
Zoom: https://duke.zoom.us/j/98366260891?pwd=bmZDZ2x4SFRvVEFMSWIrQXRzNVo3Zz09

One of the ways open access publishing has evolved is for some journals and publishers to charge the authors fees to cover the cost of publication that might otherwise be borne by subscriptions or sales. While this has made reading the publications free to all, it poses a barrier to authors. For more than a decade now Duke has been a signatory of the Compact for Open-Access Publishing Equity (COPE), committing to cover some of...

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A New Year & New Skills!
Posted On: Friday, December 18, 2020 - 17:11 by Brandi Tuttle

2021 has arrived…finally! Ready to learn some new skills or approaches to your research? Check out our online class schedule on a variety of topics related to database searching, publishing, citation management, productivity tools/apps, research impact, and more. Click here to find class details, dates, and registration information

Let us help you work smarter, not harder!

Questions? Ask a Librarian!

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Tags: publishing, pubmed, scopus, cinahl, mobile apps