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  • ACP Journal Club  
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text  
    CINAHL covers literature related to nursing and allied health.
  • DynaMed  
    Evidence-based reference tool intended for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the point-of-care. This resource was partially acquired with funding from the Library/IT Assessment.
  • ERIC on EBSCOhost  
  • Essential Evidence Plus  
    Current answers to clinical medicine questions at the point of care. Can be downloaded to a hand-held device.
  • GIDEON - Global Infectious Disease and Epidemiology Network  
    Clinical tool used for diagnosis and reference in the fields of tropical and infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy. This resource was partially acquired with funding from the Library/IT Assessment.
  • JBI Connect  
    Clinical evidence-based system for nursing and medicine. Provided by the Joanna Briggs Institute. To create a personal account, users will need to register twice using the same username and password.
  • MEDLINE through Ovid (1947 to Present)  
    National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the preclinical sciences. Limited to 30 simultaneous users.
  • Nursing Reference Center  
    The most recent clinical evidence to nurses and other health care professionals, directly at the point-of-care. This resource was partially acquired with funding from the Library/IT Assessment.
  • PsycINFO  
    Psychology and the psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, nursing, sociology, business, education, etc.
  • PubMed  
    PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's to present.
  • RefWorks  
    RefWorks is an online bibliography management service that allows you to capture citations, store them, and use them while writing papers.
  • Social Services Abstracts  
    Provides current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development.
  • Sociological Abstracts  
    International literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.
  • The Cochrane Library
    Independent medical evidence on which to base clinical treatment decisions.

Online Instruction Opportunities for Nurses

The following classes require enrollment. Please go to the Online Workshops page to register.

Evidence Based Medicine Databases

Wednesday, October 20,2 Noon–1:00pm. Instructor: Kelly 
Monday, October 27, 4:00–5:00pm. Instructor: Kelly

How to Find Tests and Measurements

Tuesday, October 7,  Noon -1:00pm. Instructor: Rebecca

How to Search Like a Librarian

Tuesday, September 16,5:00-6:30pm. Instructor: Rebecca

How to Use EndNote for Managing Your Citations

Tuesday, October 7, 5:00–6:30pm. Instructor: Rebecca

PubMed in 30 Minutes

Thursday, September 18, Noon–12:30pm. Instructor: Emily 
Thursday, October 23, 9:00–9:30am. Instructor: Emily 
Wednesday, December 3, Noon–12:30pm. Instructor: Emily

Web of Science/Scopus

Monday, September 29, Noon–12:45pm. Instructor: Emily 
Wednesday, November 5, 9:00–9:45am. Instructor: Emily


RefWorks Instruction

The following classes require enrollment. Please go to the Online Workshops page to register.

RefWorks Basics

In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of using this powerful citation management tool to manage research and generate bibliographies. By the end of the session, participants will be able to import references from a variety of sources, organize references into folders and sub-folders and create properly formatted works cited lists. This workshop is not geared toward students and researchers in the health sciences. Health sciences users are encouraged to enroll in the RefWorks workshops with a health sciences focus.

Wednesday, September 10 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Instructor: Mireille 
Wednesday, September 24 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Instructor: Mireille 
Tuesday, October 14 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Instructor: Mireille

RefWorks and Health Sciences Databases

This class is for anyone new to using citation management resources or for those who want to get more comfortable using RefWorks. You will learn how to create and share folders, add references to your account from CINAHL, PubMed, create bibliographies, and more.

Thursday, September 11 Noon – 1:00 p.m. Instructor: Rebecca 
Thursday, September 25 Noon – 1:00 p.m. Instructor: Rebecca 
Wednesday, October 8 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Instructor: Rebecca 
Thursday, October 23 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Instructor: Rebecca


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