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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.

Spring Classes 2017

EndNote Basics 

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

EndNote is a citation management software program. This program allows users to import citations from numerous literature databases into one spot. Users can then edit citations, add notes, import full text documents, and ultimately, use the program to format citations for articles, papers, grant proposals, etc.

Dates:  

Wednesday, January 11th,1:00pm to 2:30pm, Rm.226
Thursday, January 26th, 10:00am to 11:30am, Rm.227
Thursday, February 16th,10:00am to 11:30am, Rm.227
Thursday, March 1st, 1:00pm to 2:30pm, Rm.227
Wednesday, March 29th, 1:00pm to 2:30pm, Rm.227
Tuesday, April 18th, 10:00am to 11:30am, Rm.227
Wednesday, May 11th, 1:00pm to 2:30pm, Rm.227 

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

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Integrating Augmented Reality in Instruction 

Instructor: Jennifer Herron, jenherro@iu.edu

Learn more about augmented reality and how it is being used in medical education. Also learn about how you can incorporate augmented reality in presentations and classroom events. 

Dates:

Tuesday, March 28th, 1:00pm to 2:00pm, Rm.225

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.

Dates:

Wednesday, January 11th, 10:00am to 11:00am, Rm.226
Friday, February 17th, 10:00am to 11:00am, Rm.225
Tuesday, March 14th, 1:00pm to 2:00pm, Rm.225
Thursday, April 13th, 10:00am to 11:00am, Rm.225
Wednesday, May 10th, 1:00pm to 2:00pm, Rm.225

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

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Love Your Data (LYD) Locally

Instructors: Erin Foster, erdfost@iu.edu
                  Heather Coates, hcoates@iupui.edu

Part of an international social media event (#LYD17), this workshop is intended to raise awareness around research data management, sharing, and preservation along with support and resources available at IUSM and IU more broadly. The theme for this year is 'data quality' and this class will focus on defining, documenting, finding, using, sharing, and caring for quality research data. 

Dates:

Tuesday, February 14th, Noon to 1:00pm, Rm.226

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.

Dates:

Thursday, February 9th, 10:00am to 11:00am, Rm.226
Wednesday, March 8th, 10:00am to 11:00am, Rm.226 

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

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Predatory Journals 

Instructor: Jennifer Herron, jenherro@iu.edu

Learn more about what predatory journals and why they are a problem in the academic world. Also learn how to distinguish a predatory journal from a credible journal.

Dates:

Wednesday, February 1st, 1:00pm to 2:00pm, Rm.225
Wednesday, April 5th, 10:00am to 11:00am, Rm.225

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

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3D Printing in the Medical Library 

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.  

Dates:

Thursday, March 23rd, 1:00pm to 2:00pm, Rm.207

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:

Thursday, January 26th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm, Rm.226
Tuesday, February 21st, 10:00am to 11:00am, Rm.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.

Dates:

Thursday, February 2nd, 10:00am to 11:00am, Rm.226
Monday, February 27th, 10:00am to 11:00am, Rm.227

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

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Won't Get Fooled Again – Evaluating Scientific Research

Instructor: Erin Foster, erdfost@iu.edu

This class focuses on challenges around reporting scientific research and highlights methods of critically engaging with research. Course instructors will discuss potential areas of misconduct such as p-hacking. We will also discuss community resources available to scientists and the general public to discuss and evaluate published scientific literature. Class content will also touch on movements towards reproducibility in research while also combating inaccuracies in scientific reporting. 

Dates:

Monday, April 3rd, 2:00pm to 3:00pm, Rm.226

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

 

                                                                                                                                                 

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