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Measuring and Maximizing Research Impact
Posted On: Monday, February 26, 2024 - 17:17 by Beverly Murphy

How do you compare to researchers in your field? In this session, leJrn to define and find specific author, journal, and publication metrics. The pros and cons of relying on metrics, such as the H-index and Journal Impact Factor, will also be discussed. Thu. Mar. 7, 12-1p; ONLINE ONLY.  This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Tags: for researchers

NIH Data Management & Sharing Plan Policy Office Hours
Posted On: Monday, February 26, 2024 - 10:49 by Beverly Murphy

These online office hours are designed for individuals or small groups to receive customized help in data management planning for the new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy. Thu. Mar. 7; 9-10a; ONLINE ONLY. These sessions are FREE but registration is required.

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Zotero Class
Posted On: Sunday, February 25, 2024 - 22:32 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. Wed. Mar. 6; 4-5p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Tags: zotero, citation management

How to Write an Abstract
Posted On: Saturday, February 24, 2024 - 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. Mar. 4; 10-11a; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Tags: writing

EndNote Class
Posted On: Friday, February 23, 2024 - 10:51 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to set up a new library, import citations from MEDLINE, work with the citation style manager, and more. Fri. Mar. 1; 1-2p; ONLINE ONLY. This  class is FREE but registration is required

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Tags: endnote, citation management

NIH Data Management & Sharing Requirements
Posted On: Thursday, February 22, 2024 - 22:50 by Beverly Murphy

If you plan to apply for NIH funding in the near future, this session will help you understand the new data policy requirements taking effect on January 25, 2023. Fri. Mar. 1; 12-1p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Tags: data sharing, data management