Classes and workshops offered by the WHSC Library Informationists are listed below. These classes are offered throughout the year; the schedule is displayed on the workshops calendar.
Basics of NCBI BLAST How to use Nucleotide, Protein and Primer BLAST; how to perform multiple alignments and how to choose the appropriate database to search
Beyond PubMed Overview of key life sciences databases to supplement or enhance a PubMed literature search.
CINAHL for Nurses Search features and strategies
Create Bibliographies with EndNote Hands-on introduction to core EndNote functions such as creating libraries, importing records
Impact Factors and Tracking the H-index A demo and discussion about metrics, factors and tools for tracking publication and researcher impact.
Introduction to Epi Info 7 Overview of the key features in Epi Info 7, including the new Virtual Dashboard
Introduction to Nucleotide Resources How to use NCBI map viewer, find a sequence for gene of interest, and how to use that sequence to set up a basic cloning project in Lasergene’s SeqBuilder.
Introduction to UCSC Genome Browser Overview of UCSC genome browser and learn how to use Table browser function.
Mastering PubMed Lecture with hands-on exercises for getting the most of PubMed search using MESH, keywords, limits and customizable features
Public Health Thesis Literature Review Strategies and techniques to find background information, search strategies, organzing bibliographies
PubMed for Public Health Basic to comples search techniques, locating articles, introduction to EndNote
SPSS (via Lynda.com) Watch Lynda.com tutorials that cover SPSS basics such as modifying data, creating graphs and data analysis
Systematic Literature Reviews Planning, developing focused question, search strategies, and organization
Using Ensembl Overview of Ensembl, including downloading and exporting sequences using BioMart.