Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
June 2021 Archive

Website "Refresh" Round 2 Completed
Posted On: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 12:05 by Beverly Murphy

Our Website has undergone the final stage of its facelift! Here are some additional enhancements.

    • A magnifying glass icon has been added to the top front of our Website that leads to a Google Search of our site. This makes it easier to search our entire site with a click to one standard location.
    • Top navigation options have been renamed and streamlined for quicker access to resources.
    • Two sections of the site now have redesigned (colorized) and categorized side menus with corresponding drop down menus to help in navigating the Website
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Zotero Class
Posted On: Sunday, June 13, 2021 - 00:39 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. Wed. July 14; 10-11a; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

Please Note: It is recommended that you...

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Tags: zotero, citation management

EndNote Class
Posted On: Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 00:40 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to set up a new library, import citations from MEDLINE, work with the citation style manager, and more. Tue. July 13; 12-1p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Tags: endnote, citation management

How to Write an Abstract
Posted On: Friday, June 11, 2021 - 00:40 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. Thu. July 8; 9-10a; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Tags: writing

Searching CINAHL Effectively
Posted On: Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 00:40 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. Tue. July 6; 4-5p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Advanced PubMed Class
Posted On: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 21:53 by Beverly Murphy

Want 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!  Mon. June 28; 11a-12p; ONLINE ONLY.  This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Categories: Classes, Databases

Tags: pubmed

Scopus in 30
Posted On: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 00:53 by Beverly Murphy

Scopus, a tool for identifying research trends, key scholars in an area of study, and potential collaborators, can help you understand the impact of your own research. Your author page makes it easy to see where and how often your work is being cited. This class will show you how to discover trends in a research area, gain insight into your scholarly output, and get alerts when someone cites your work in a publication.  Thu. June 24; 2-2:30p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Research Wednesdays
Posted On: Monday, June 7, 2021 - 22:29 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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Tags: for researchers, research