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April Events at Lister Hill Library

Express Training Classes

These noon classes feature focused training with plenty of hands-on exercises and time for your questions. Bring a (non-messy) brown bag lunch if you like; Lister Hill will provide snacks and drinks. Questions? Call the HUB at 975-4821.

3/31 Web of Science Web of Science can augment your Medline search and let you know who is citing your articles plus find impact factor for your favorite journals.
4/7 Finding Full Text from Citations Have a citation and want to get the full text of the article? Learn how to get full text using PubMed Single Citation Matcher, Article Linker, and ILLiad.
4/14 EndNote Web Learn to use Endnote Web to store and apply styles to citations for your papers or research.
4/21 Cochrane Library Use the Cochrane Library to find Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) reviews and economic impact of treatment modalities.
4/28 EndNote Learn to use EndNote software to store, organize, and format your citations and bibliography in a Word document.


Tech Tune-Ups

Attend our Tech Tune-Ups in April for a chance to learn more about mobile applications, facebook privacy, and e-readers. Each class will be held in the Electronic Classroom from 12 to 1. Bring a non-messy lunch, if you like. Stay for afternoon tea following the sessions and have more time to try the devices or get your questions answered. For more information, call 975-HUB1.

Mobile Applications on 4/6: Everyone is talking about mobile apps and information on the go. In this session learn why you should go mobile, which are the basic apps and about apps available to access LHL resources. A number of devices will used in demonstration and available for you to see and try.

Facebook Privacy on 4/13: Have you been contemplating jumping on the Facebook bandwagon but are concerned about what personal information others can see? Or maybe you’re a current Facebook user that hardly has time to keep up with the ever so frequent settings changes? Join us for a brief but informative look at some of the privacy settings in Facebook and learn how you can better protect yourself.

E-Readers on 4/20: Curious about Kindles? Interested in iPads? Learn options for using tablets, e-readers, and smart phones for your leisure reading. Librarians will share tips about their favorite devices and the apps they like the best. A Nook representative will also be on hand to show the latest in Nooks. Stay for tea and try out the book readers in the “Technology Petting Zoo” immediately following the session on the library first floor (HUB level).

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