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Researcher Workshop series: Health Sciences sessions

September 7, 2016 — 

Researcher Workshop series Health Sciences sessions

(Bannatyne campus and St. Boniface Research Centre)

From staying current with research in your field to data management and journal metrics, from mapping and stats tools to open access publishing, ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) and useful tools such as SciVal, technology is becoming a major factor in research and research funding.

Find the full list below of Research Workshops (Health Science sessions) offered by U of M Libraries this fall and winter.

 

Database Roundup

Starting a literature search can be daunting. This session reviews databases available for retrieving the broadest possible number of citations for your research question.

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, September 14, 2016

NJMHS Library – Rm. 232 – Dr. R.T. Ross Computer Lab

Bannatyne Campus

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2775581

 

You in a Research Mirror: Introduction to SciVal

Understand what you as a research brand look like in the scholarly assessment product SciVal. This hands-on session will walk you through the relationship between the Elsevier products Scopus and SciVal, how to set up your profile in SciVal, and how to navigate the various functions in SciVal. The focus will be an overview of the research metric options available to enable participants to make informed choices about the metrics that are meaningful to them.

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Carolyn Sifton – Helene Fuld Library – Computer lab

St. Boniface Research Centre

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2775584

 

Open Access and Funder Requirements

Canada’s funding agencies (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) require that peer-reviewed articles resulting from funded research must be made Open Access (accessible freely to the general public) within 12 months after the original publication date. This workshop will review Open Access options to help you comply with the funder requirements.

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, October 12, 2016

NJMHS Library – Rm. 385 – The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba Board Room

Bannatyne Campus

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2775585

 

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Carolyn Sifton – Helene Fuld Library – Computer lab

St. Boniface Research Centre

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2775586

 

Measuring your Metrics

An introduction to some popular tools for compiling impact factors, citation counts, and h-index scores. Understand more about how research metrics are used and how to evaluate the quality and impact of the scholarship.

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Carolyn Sifton – Helene Fuld Library – Computer lab

St. Boniface Research Centre

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2775587

 

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, December 14, 2016

NJMHS Library – Rm. 385 – The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba Board Room

Bannatyne Campus

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2775590

 

Introduction to EndNote

The EndNote desktop version is a full-featured reference management program that you can purchase from the bookstore.  This workshop will provide a basic introduction to EndNote.  Learn how to automatically add references from databases, import and export references manually and use the online search feature in EndNote.  Find out how to configure EndNote to use the EndNote Find Full Text feature and cite while you write.

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, November 16, 2016

NJMHS Library – Rm. 232 – Dr. R.T. Ross Computer Lab

Bannatyne Campus

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2775589

 

12:00pm – 1:30pm, Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Carolyn Sifton – Helene Fuld Library – Computer lab

St. Boniface Research Centre

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2775588

 

Manage Your Author Identity with ORCID

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is an international registry of persistent digital identifiers to connect authors and creators to all their research and scholarly works. The ORCID identifier helps to solve the problems of common names, misattributions, and multiple affiliations over a career.  This workshop will help you get registered and start populating your ORCID account. We will also look at two other popular researcher identifiers that work with ORCID: Author Identifier from Scopus and ResearcherID that integrates with Web of Science.

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, January 25, 2017

NJMHS Library – Rm. 232 – Dr. R.T. Ross Computer Lab

Bannatyne Campus

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2775591

 

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Carolyn Sifton – Helene Fuld Library – Computer lab

St. Boniface Research Centre

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2775592

 

Introduction to Mendeley

Do you struggle with organizing your PDFs?  In this session you will learn how you can use this free, easy to use program to quickly organize all your PDF articles, generate bibliographies in a variety of citation styles and cite while you write.

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, February 8, 2017

NJMHS Library – Rm. 232 – Dr. R.T. Ross Computer Lab

Bannatyne Campus

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2775593

 

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Carolyn Sifton – Helene Fuld Library – Computer lab

St. Boniface Research Centre

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2775594

 

Getting Started with Systematic Reviews

Thinking about undertaking a systematic review? This session will introduce you to some conceptual and organizational considerations.

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, March 8, 2017

NJMHS Library – Rm. 385 – The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba Board Room

Bannatyne Campus

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2775595

 

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Carolyn Sifton – Helene Fuld Library – Computer lab

St. Boniface Research Centre

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2788924

 

Searching OVID Medline and EMBASE

The Ovid interface offers some significant advantages over PubMed. Review advanced search techniques to improve your retrieval of relevant research in Medline and Embase.

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, April 5, 2017

NJMHS Library – Rm. 232 – Dr. R.T. Ross Computer Lab

Bannatyne Campus

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2781490

 

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Carolyn Sifton – Helene Fuld Library – Computer lab

St. Boniface Research Centre

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2788928

 

Data Management Planning for Grant Funded Projects

Canada’s grant agencies (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) are now requiring that researchers submit data management plans and deposit their research data in an established publicly available archive or repository. Review the key components of data management plans as required by granting agencies and solutions for depositing your data.

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, May 17, 2017

NJMHS Library – Rm. 385 – The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba Board Room

Bannatyne Campus

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2781491

 

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Carolyn Sifton – Helene Fuld Library – Computer lab

St. Boniface Research Centre

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2788931

 

Keeping Current with the Research Literature

Establish search accounts in PubMed and SCOPUS so that you can receive weekly alerts of new research appearing in your area of interest. Use mobile apps, Read by QxMD and Browzine, to monitor journal table of contents and save relevant articles to your reference management software.

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, June 14, 2017

NJMHS Library – Rm. 232 – Dr. R.T. Ross Computer Lab

Bannatyne Campus

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2781510

 

12:00pm – 1:00pm, Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Carolyn Sifton – Helene Fuld Library – Computer lab

St. Boniface Research Centre

http://lib-umanitoba.libcal.com/event/2788936

 

See Researcher Workshop series (Fort Garry): http://news.umanitoba.ca/stay-current-researcher-workshops-by-the-u-of-m-libraries

 

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