Library Classes 2013

The Robert Wood Johnson Library regularly offers classes in searching bibliographic databases. Instructional sessions can also be privately scheduled for individuals or groups. To request more information, contact the Reference Desk via email or at 235-7604.

Click on one of the following sessions to register:

Introduction to Medline/CINAHL:
The session is designed for the experienced database searcher who wishes to search the University Libraries electronic databases using the Ovid Web, EbscoHost and other interfaces. The databases include MEDLINE, CINAHL, HEALTHStar, Current Contents, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, and Journals@Ovid. Audience: All faculty, students and staff interested in learning effective searching of multiple databases . Prerequisites: Familiarity with Ovid search basics.

Introduction to EndNote:
Are you tired of typing numerous, complicated bibliographic citations? This session is an introduction to EndNote, a popular bibliographic management tool. Participants will learn how to create "libraries" (reference databases), to import citations from an Ovid database search into a bibliography, and to manage different bibliographic formats. For more information, visit the EndNote page or the EndNote Blog. Audience: All faculty, students and staff interested in learning how to use EndNote effectively. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills.

Library Survival Skills:
An introduction to the RWJ Library of the Health Sciences. This class is appropriate for individuals who need to use Library resources but lack training or experience in working in these areas. The class will cover the basics of locating books, journals, and other materials in the Library's collection. It includes a tour of the Library, introductions to Library staff and services, and a tour of the Library's website.



Introduction to Medline/CINAHL

December 11
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Introduction to Medline/CINAHL

December 23 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Introduction to EndNote

December 16 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Library Survival Skills

December 26 9:30 am - 11:00 am