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Category: Classes

Systematic Reviews: Quality Assessment & Data Extraction
Posted On: Monday, June 10, 2024 - 15:53 by Beverly Murphy

This follow-up class to "Systematic Reviews: Practical Steps for Getting Started" provides greater details for quality assessment and data collection to help you in your tasks for successful project completion and publication. Participants will learn about risk of bias (RoB), critical appraisal, data extraction in evidence synthesis, and more. Thu. June 27; 3-4p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Tags: systematic reviews

Advanced PubMed Searching
Posted On: Sunday, June 9, 2024 - 11:31 by Beverly Murphy

Want to search for relevant citations in the shortest amount of time? This class will show you how to effectively use MeSH, keywords, Boolean operators, filters, options with MyNCBI, & more! Tue. June 25; 12-1p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Tags: pubmed

Introduction to Vivli, a Clinical Data Repository
Posted On: Saturday, June 8, 2024 - 10:01 by Beverly Murphy

If you work with clinical trial data and you're looking for a controlled access repository for your data, check out Vivli.  This clinical data repository is supported by both Duke and NIH. Fri. June 21; 12-1p; ONLINE ONLY. This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Tags: vivli, data management, data repository

Measuring and Maximizing Research Impact
Posted On: Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 17:17 by Beverly Murphy

How do you compare to researchers in your field? In this session, learn 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. June 20, 12-1p; ONLINE ONLY.  This class is FREE but registration is required.

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Tags: for researchers

Guidance for Data Extraction for Systematic Reviews
Posted On: Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 11:24 by Leila Ledbetter

Are you planning a systematic review?  Data extraction can be the most time-consuming steps of a review, but you can set up your team to be more successful by devising your data extraction strategy at the start of your project.

There are two resources available to you and your team to learn more about the data extraction process and help you plan your project and your protocol.

Covidence, a systematic review software tool which Duke subscribes to, has released an eBook titled "A Practical Guide: Data Extraction for Intervention Systematic Reviews." You can use this link to download your FREE copy.

This tool-…


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Tags: systematic reviews, data

Introduction to EndNote
Posted On: Monday, May 27, 2024 - 10:51 by Beverly Murphy

Learn how to create an EndNote Library, set up preferences, add citations/PDFs, and more. Tue. June 18; 9-10a; ONLINE ONLY. This  class is FREE but registration is required.

Prerequisite: Prior to the session, please download EndNote for Windows or Mac through Duke's Office of Information Technology.

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Tags: endnote, citation management

Spring Classes!
Posted On: Thursday, April 25, 2024 - 14:57 by Brandi Tuttle

Ready to learn some new skills or approaches to your research? Check out our class schedule! We offer a variety of online classes related to database searching, systematic reviews, writing abstracts, publishing, citation management, research impact, and more. To find class details, dates, and registration information Click here

Let us help you work smarter, not harder!

Questions? Ask a Librarian!

*Image credit: Online Learning by sripfoto from NounProject.com

Categories: Classes, Databases

Tags: publishing, pubmed, scopus, cinahl, endnote, zotero, abstracts, searching