Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
April 2022 Archive

Zotero Class
Posted On: Saturday, April 30, 2022 - 21:32 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. May 31; 2-3p; 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

Searching with Scopus
Posted On: Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 18:15 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. May 26; 1-2p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Research Wednesdays
Posted On: Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 18:17 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: 1:00 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

EndNote Class
Posted On: Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 18:16 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to set up a new library, import citations from MEDLINE, work with the citation style manager, and more. Wed. May 25; 9-10a; ONLINE ONLY. These classes are FREE but registration is required.

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Tags: endnote, citation management

How to Write an Abstract
Posted On: Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 01:54 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. May 23; 10-11a; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Tags: writing

Advanced PubMed Class
Posted On: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 15:55 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!  Fri. May 20, 10-11a; ONLINE ONLY.  This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Demystifying Peer Review in 30
Posted On: Monday, April 18, 2022 - 11:15 by Beverly Murphy

Let us help you boost your academic career! Learn the basics of the peer review process, how to complete a peer review, and how to become a peer reviewer. Wed. May 18; 12-12:30p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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