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Research Wednesdays
Posted On: Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 20:16 by Beverly Murphy

The Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) and the Medical Center Library & Archives have partnered to bring this lunch series program to the Duke Research Community. "Research Wednesdays" feature topics that impact the research community presented by subject matter experts in each field.

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...


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Learn to Create Visual Abstracts
Posted On: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 16:55 by Sarah Cantrell

Register now for this free Webinar from the AAMC!

About the Webinar:
"In this “too long, didn’t read” world, how can researchers and institutional communicators catch the eye of social media audiences and others and help them understand at a glance the main points of a journal article, conference presentation, report, or guideline? Enter the Visual Abstract – a graphic, sized for Twitter or a single PowerPoint slide, that distills key findings or conclusions into as few words, numbers, and icons as possible.

After a 2017 study showed that sharing Visual Abstracts in tweets nearly triples...


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Spring Classes
Posted On: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 13:36 by Brandi Tuttle

Our savvy Librarians have created a robust spring class schedule for Duke faculty, staff, and students to increase their knowledge and confidence in research, publishing, citation management, and more.  Our March and early April classes will be held online! Find class details, dates, and registration information here!

  • Overview of the New PubMed (webinar)
  • Advanced PubMed Searching (webinar + in person options)
  • How to Write an Abstract (webinar)
  • Zotero in 30 (webinar)
  • EndNote (webinar + in person options)
  • Journal Selection...

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Writing in the Sciences Coursera Course Opens Today
Posted On: Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:57 by Jesse Akman

Enrollment opens today for Dr. Kristin Sainani's Coursera Course "Writing in the Sciences." This course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, peer review, grant writing, ethical issues in scientific publication, and writing for general audiences. This course is for undergraduate and graduate students; medical students; scientists; medical professionals; and science writers.

Dr. Kristin Sainani is an epidemiologist based at Stanford University. You can learn more about Dr. Sainani's work...


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