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Library Classes

Librarians are happy to teach a wide variety of classes based on the needs of IUSM students, faculty, or staff. IUSM faculty may wish to contact their Medical Library Faculty Liaison about developing a class tailored to a particular specialty, curriculum, or research assignment.

If you are interested in attending a class, but the time does not fit your schedule, please feel free to contact your library liaison for a one on one session.

Recurring Classes

Determining Your Impact

Instructor: Amy Blevins, aeblevin@iu.edu

This class will provide participants with information on various metrics such as impact factors, Eigenfactors, the Becker Model, H-Indices, etc. Participants will also get hands on experience with using library resources to discover more information about tracking their impact going forward.

Upcoming dates:

Wednesday November 9, 2016, 10-11am, Rm. IB 224

Register for this class (Registration is not required but is recommended).

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EndNote 

Instructors: Sue London, slondon@iu.edu
                  Rick Ralston, rralston@iu.edu

EndNote is a powerful tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations, and references on Windows, Mac, as well as online. EndNote enables you to move seamlessly through your research process with flexible tools for searching, organizing and sharing your research, creating your bibliography and writing your paper.  Our EndNote classes are tailored to health professionals by medical librarians.

Upcoming dates:  

Wednesday September 7, 2016 from 1-2:30pm Rm. IB 227

Tuesday September 20, 2016 from 10-11:30am Rm. IB 227

Thursday October 6, 2016 from 1-2:30pm Rm. IB 227

Wednesday October 19, 2016 from 1-2:30pm Rm. IB 227

Wednesday November 9, 2016 from 10-11:30am Rm. IB 227

Thursday December 1, 2016 from 1-2:30pm Rm. IB 227

Register for this class (Registration is not required but is recommended).

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Introduction to Medical Library Resources

Instructor: Kacy Allgoodallgoodk@iu.edu

This 1-hour course introduces researchers to a wide variety of available electronic resources.  This provides a fast-paced, broad, strong starting point for faculty, staff, students and residents who are looking to access background medical information, professional medical literature, (for clinical care or publishing), prep CVs and much more.  For a comprehensive overview of research resources offered at the library, please consult our Medical Library Research Guide.

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday August 31, 2016 from 1-2pm Rm. IB 227

Monday October 17, 2016 from 11-noon Rm. IB 227

Tuesday November 15, 2016 from 11-noon Rm. IB 227 

Register for this class (Registration is not required but is recommended).

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New Tools For Impact: Altmetrics

Instructor: Beth Whipple, ewhipple@iu.edu

Come learn about what altmetrics are and how they can work for you! You’ll learn where they are located, what different types of altmetrics are currently out there and in use, and how these types of metrics can be used (along with traditional metrics) to tell your story and demonstrate the impact and reach of your work.

Upcoming Dates:

Tuesday November 17, 2016, 10-11am, Rm. IB 226

Register for this class (Registration is not required but is recommended).

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3D Printing 

Instructor: Jennifer Herron, jenherro@iu.edu

 This class will provide information on the library’s newest service: 3D Printing. Attendees will learn what they need to do in order to request a 3D print from the library, where to find models, and how to do some editing on models. Attendees will also learn more about the 3D printers the library currently has and the special features of each printer.  

Upcoming dates:

September 14, 2016 from 9-10am Rm. IB 207 The Nexus

Register for this class (Registration is not required but is recommended).

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Using MyBibliography for NIH Public Access Compliance

Instructor: Beth Whipple, ewhipple@iu.edu

Learn how to use MyBibliography to manage NIH Public Access compliance for NIH-funded peer-reviewed papers and ensure that grant money is not held up by non-compliant papers. Learn how to add items into MyBibliography (including PubMed records and others), check for compliance and know what the different stages mean, and when to contact the publisher and what information they need to get papers a PMCID.

Upcoming Dates:

Tuesday September 20, 2016, 10-11am, Rm. IB 226

Register for this class (Registration is not required but is recommended).

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Using MyBibliography for SciENcv

Instructor: Beth Whipple, ewhipple@iu.edu

Come learn about converting NIH Biosketches into the new format, what SCiENcv is and how to use it, and how to use MyBibliography to help in this process.

Upcoming Dates:

Tuesday October 18, 2016, 10-11am, Rm. IB 226

Register for this class (Registration is not required but is recommended).

                                                                                                                                                 

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