RefWorks and PubMed workshops next week!

RefWorks

Tuesday, March 20  from 5:45 to 6:45 PM  

Designed for the more serious scholar, this APA & MLA citation service includes RefShare for group collaboration, RefGrabIt for pulling bibliographic information from websites, and Write-N-Cite, a Microsoft Word plugin to help you cite your paper as you write it. You can also export citations directly from EBSCOhost and other databases to create your reference list/works cited page.

PubMed

Friday, March 23  from 5:45  to 6:45 PM

Learn how to effectively navigate the National Institute of Health’s archive of biomedical and life sciences literature. This will be a hands-on workshop covering the basic features and tools for new users.

Register at: http://www.tinyurl.com/2012Workshops

Please note Registration is required by 12PM the day of. Workshops with no registrations at that time will not be held. Don’t miss out on a wonderful opportunity!

EBSCOhost workshops next week!

Sullivan Library Workshops

EBSCOhost

Monday, March 5  from 3:45 to 4:45 PM

Thursday, March 8  from 5:45 to 6:45 PM

Featuring one of the most used databases here at Dominican, this workshop is not to be missed! These databases offer articles (journal, magazine and newspaper) as well as electronic books.  Specialty databases are available for the health sciences, psychology, education, and business – or set your sights on Academic Search Elite, a general database perfect for everyone!
As with all workshops, everyone is welcome to attend! Register for this and other Spring 2012 workshops here:

http://www.tinyurl.com/2012Workshops

Please note registration must be made by 12PM the day of. Workshops with no registrations at this time will not be held.

Periodicals Spotlight: The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy

Today’s featured periodical is The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT).

Publisher’s Description:

The latest clinical developments in sports medicine for practicing PT’s, athletic trainers, and orthopaedic surgeons.

Example articles –

  • December 2011: A Composite Athletic Tape With Hyperelastic Material Properties Improves and Maintains Ankle Support During Exercise
  • November 2011: Low Back Pain: MRIs Should Be Used Sparingly in Patients With Low Back Pain
  • October 2011: Evoked Spinal Reflexes and Force Development in Elite Athletes With Middle-Portion Achilles Tendinopathy
  • September 2011: Criteria-Based Management of an Acute Multistructure Knee Injury in a Professional Football Player: A Case Report
  • August 2011: Dancers With Achilles Tendinopathy Demonstrate Altered Lower Extremity Takeoff Kinematics

Issues Per Year: 12

Peer Reviewed: Yes

Sullivan Library Has: 1999 – present in print format.

Electronic Database Availability: None. Ask a librarian if you need assistance.

Introducing Hoovers, NetAnatomy, and more!

NEW DATABASES!

The following databases have been added:

Hoovers

Hoovers business database offers information on 85 million individuals and 65 million private and public companies from over 900 global industries. The database also contains business news compiled from over 3,000 sources. A directory is also offered to locate contact information for potential employers, partners and clients. You can also use Hoover’s to analyze industry trends or compare companies within or across industries.

First Research

An industry style business database, Hoover’s First Research provides users with up-to-date industry intelligence data. Over 900 industries are included in this database. Industry profiles are summarized including critical industry statistics, challenges, opportunities, issues and changes. Call Prep Sheets, State and Province Profiles, and an Industry Prospector tool are also offered to locate or rank industry drivers and key economic metrics.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Morningstar Investment Research Center covers 24,000 funds and 10,000 stocks, 850 reports on ETF’s, 2000 stock analyst reports and 2000 fund analyst reports. It also includes a Portfolio X-Ray, a comprehensive Help and Education Center and other screening tools.

NetAnatomy

NetAnatomy is an online resource designed to teach human anatomy to students in the health professions. Images and information are offered in three areas: Gross Anatomy, Cross Sectional Anatomy, and Radiographic Anatomy. It also serves as a place to review anatomy after an individual’s exposure to the subject.

 

The following databases have been removed: OCLC FirstSearch (no longer available), Mergent Online (replaced by Hoovers, First Research, and Morningstar) and CAMIO: Catalog of Art Images Online.

National Academies Press — 4,000+ books in PDF format, all free of charge!

As of June 2011, all PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press will be available via PDF at no charge. This includes the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council.

Please read the press release from the National Academies Press.

Some of the topics that are covered include, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Health and Medicine, Education, Biology and Life Sciences, Computers and Information Technology — and more!

Here is a sample of books that are now available in PDF format:

Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People 2020

The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health

Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Cardiovascular Effects: Making Sense of the Evidence

Mathematics Learning in Early Childhood: Paths Towards Excellence and Equity

Starting Out Right: A Guide to Promoting Children’s Reading Success

Eager to Learn: Educating Our Preschoolers

Newly arrived titles

AACN essentials of critical care nursing [catalog]

AACN procedure manual for critical care [catalog]

Accounting best practices [catalog]

The act of remembering : toward an understanding of how we recall the past [catalog]

Activity analysis, creativity, and playfulness in pediatric occupational therapy : making play just right [catalog]

Addicted to incarceration : corrections policy and the politics of misinformation in the United States [catalog]

 African American art : the long struggle [catalog]

America’s first river : the history and culture of the Hudson River Valley [catalog]

More

Journal Articles for Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, and Physical Therapy

A new tool Health Services students includes a handout on how to search the medical databases of EBSCOhost, including Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, MEDLINE, MEDLINE with Full Text, and CINAHL.

EBSCOhost for the Health Services

You can also download it from the handouts tab: https://sullivanlibrary.wordpress.com/handouts.

Workshops: Plagiarism, EBSCOhost medical databases, and Research Made Easy

Get it Right: Plagiarism Demystified
Thursday, October 28 from 12:45 to 1:45 PM
Not sure of how to avoid plagiarism, or when to cite or not to cite? What does “commonly known facts don’t have to be cited” mean anyway? Attend this workshop for an eye-opening experience.

The Proper Tools: Journal Articles for the Health Services (two session choices)
Choose from one of the following times:
Friday, October 29 from 5:45 to 6:45 PM
Wednesday, November 3 from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM

This workshop will show you how to navigate the medical EBSCOhost databases and find exactly what you need, including how to email the APA citation to yourself. Time saving tips include how to know exactly how long the article is and what it is about before you even open it. A must for any student, so don’t pass up this opportunity!

Research Made Easy
Thursday, November 4 from 12:45 to 1:45 PM
Working on a research assignment? This workshop will go over everything you need to know, from when you receive the assignment to when you start writing it. Topics include where to search for sources, figuring out your research question, and designing a thesis statement.

Registration opens 2 weeks in advance of the workshop. Each workshop is open to all students, faculty, and staff. Please call (845) 848-7506 to register, or email Nicole.Kranich (at) dc.edu. Registration is limited to 17 participants.

Rehabilitation Reference Center database handout

The first Friday night workshop of the Fall 2010 semester was a success, with handouts passed out that described the Rehabilitation Reference Center database.

The handout (.doc) can be downloaded from this link. Alternatively, you can go to the Occupational Therapy subject guide. Look for the “Occupational Therapy Resources handout” and download the .doc for Rehabilitation Reference Center.

Announcing the Fall 2010 Sullivan Library Workshops

Emails have recently been sent to students, faculty, staff and adjuncts here at Dominican College regarding the Fall 2010 workshops to be held at Sullivan Library.

The full schedule of workshops (and their descriptions) has been included on the Library Portal Page Calendar. It is recommended that you switch to the “month” view. Workshops will be held in September, October, and November.

Registration opens 2 weeks in advance of the workshop. Each workshop is open to all students, faculty, and staff. Please call (845) 848-7506 to register, or email Nicole (dot) Kranich (at) dc (dot) edu. Registration is limited to 17 participants.

A short list of the workshops available and their date and time can be found by clicking “More” More

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