Spring 2013 Workshop Series
Room MATH 150
Please join librarians at the Gemmill Library of Engineering, Math & Physics for a series of interactive graduate student workshops designed to help enhance your research skills. No registration is necessary. Workshops are tailored to graduate students but all are welcome. Laptops will be provided but feel free to bring your own.
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2/18 Engineering Village: Applied Sciences Research
Searching the technical literature made easy! In this workshop, you will learn how to use Engineering Village to locate articles, conference papers, and standards related to engineering, computer science, and physics. Search tips, saved searches, and finding full text included!
2/25 PubMed: Biomedical and Life Sciences Research
Searching the biomedical literature made easy! This workshop is designed to quickly introduce you to effective searching in the PubMed database. Learn how to search the literature, manage results, and receive updates in your area of research.
3/4 SciFinder: Chemical and Medical Research Literature
Chemistry meets Engineering! From properties of polymers to building solar cells, SciFinder offers relevant content for engineers through an easy-to-use interface with natural language searching. This session will offer search strategies for finding property information, journal references, and patents.
3/11 Web of Science: Interdisciplinary Sciences Research
Search the top journals across a wide spread of disciplines easily! In this session, you’ll learn how to efficiently take advantage of the unique features offered by Web of Science. The session will cover search strategies, finding cited and citing articles, and setting up alerts for instant updates to your research.
3/18 GeoRef: Geosciences Research, Maps, & More
GeoRef is the place to search for published articles, agency reports, maps, theses and dissertations, and other research sources in geology, physical geography, and other earth science literature. Learn how to use the new GeoRef interface and how to maximize and fine tune your search results.
4/1 Accessing Science eBooks
Quickly find handbooks, practical manuals for programming languages, and reliable data you can interact with using the library’s eBook packages. You’ll learn how to quickly access the most relevant eBooks for your needs, as well as their nifty hidden features. Particularly useful for engineering, environmental science, and chemical research.