Two Library Workshops: Database Searching, Intro to Health Services Databases

Database Searching (this week)

Wednesday, March 10, from 11:15am-noon

This workshop will help you learn how to construct your search queries to get the best results within The Sullivan Library’s databases. For example, when do you use basic search mode? When do you use advanced search mode? Why is it useful to have a thesaurus handy? See the differences between searching within a database and searching Google-like internet search engines, and what the most common mistakes students make when they search a database are.

Intro to Health Services Databases (next week)

Monday, March 15, 2010 from 12:45 – 2pm

OR

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 from 12:45 – 2pm

If you are in the Nursing, OT, or PT programs, this is the workshop for you…

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Learn the basics of the most used databases at Dominican College for the Health Services programs. Gain confidence in searching for articles and learn how to print or email yourself what you find. The content will be the same in both workshops; choose the one that best suits your schedule.

Interested in either workshop? You may register by calling 848-7506 or by emailing nicole.kranich (at) dc.edu. Registration is open to all students, faculty, and staff, with a limit of 17 persons per workshop.

PLEASE NOTE: If there are any workshops that you cannot or were not able to attend, you are still able to email me and request the handout that went with the workshop so that I can email it to you. In some cases this includes detailed screenshots of what the database looks like, with hints and tips on how to proceed through it.  If you are curious to see what handouts are available, email me for a list.

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