Archive for the ‘Workshops’ Category

PubMed for Experts on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

The instructor is David Midyette, an Outreach and Communications Coordinator at the National Network/Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region, National Library of Medicine. The workshop is for experienced MEDLINE searchers and will highlight advanced PubMed techniques that can be used to conduct comprehensive searches. Attendees are encouraged to contribute past and present difficult searches to discuss with the class.

The class will be taught in GEB B107. It is free but registration is required. To register, send an e-mail to

For more detailed information about this workshop, click here.

Super Searcher: Enhancing Your Online Search Super Powers

The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Library will host a Super Searcher workshop on Thursday, May 30, 2013, from 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM in the General Education Building, Room B107.

This 4-hour workshop emphasizes advanced search features of web search engines and online searching. Participants will develop search strategies that will increases the precision and scope of their online searching ability.

For more information and to register for this workshop, click here.

Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar: Social Determinants of Health

Join the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Library on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM for Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health: Social Determinants of Health webinar.

Course Description

Healthy People 2020 places a renewed emphasis on identifying, measuring, tracking, and reducing health disparities through the new Social Determinants of Health topic area and objectives.

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iReachOUT Overview and Demonstration of NIH Gallery of Apps and Sites

The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Library will present and demonstrate the National Institute of Health Gallery of Apps and Sites on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, from 12 PM – 1 PM.

The NIH Gallery of Apps and Sites provides free access via smartphones, iPads, or other tablets to information on chemicals, disease, drugs, emergencies, human development, and toxicology.

Demonstrations will include

  • PubMed Mobile
  • PubMed for Handhelds
  • Using Kindle app to save/read PDFs from PubMed Mobile
  • And much more

For more information about the iReachOUT project, click here.

Faculty, staff and students borrowing an iPad from the library through April can be entered in a drawing for a chance to win an iPad case with keyboard. Brief pre and post surveys are required.

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Web of Science Access No Longer Available Next Year

On January 1, 2012, UTHSC will no longer have access to Web of Science (WOS) because of library budgetary restrictions. We apologize for this development.

Although WOS citation indexes will no longer be available, Scopus, another citation index, is available from the library’s website under Popular Resources. Scopus offers the ability to track key citations through the world’s scientific literature.

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NCBI Workshops

NCBI staff will give a series of Discovery Workshops at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis October 11-12, 2011. The workshops consist of four 2.5-hour hands-on training sessions emphasizing important features of NCBI resources. You may attend all or any combination of these sessions:

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EndNote x4 Free Download

The UT Health Science Center has purchased Endnote X4 for both Macintosh and Windows computers. EndNote X4 can be downloaded from the OIT Internet Downloads site. You will need to log in with your NetID and password to download the program.

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Research Assistance — Fast, Efficient, and Free

Attend a 1-hour workshop and save your valuable time. The following workshops are designed to streamline your literature search process, identify relevant biomedical databases, and format bibliographies and reference lists.

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SciFinder Moving to Web-Only Access

On Friday, October 1, SciFinder is moving to Web-only access. SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows exploration of the CAS databases. It includes literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, and agricultural science.

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Research Made Easy? Attend Upcoming Workshops

The research process can be greatly enhanced by taking full advantage of more than 2000 online journals that are maintained by the Health Sciences Library (HSL). And, for only $6 per request, the HSL can request and electronically deliver to your desktop computer journal articles and textbook chapters from libraries across the U.S.

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