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Shiffman - Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences Guide

Workshop Description & Objectives

Sept 7, 2021

Description: This hands-on workshop will demonstrate advanced PubMed searching techniques and strategies, including title and abstract keywords search, MeSH term search, supplementary concept Search, chemical Name Search, single citation matcher, save search strategies and results, etc. The features of additional databases including EMBASE, SciFinder, and Web of Science will be introduced briefly.

Key Learning Objectives: By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  1. Use advanced search strategies and techniques to find medical literature, drug or chemical information 
  2. Use database tools to track, analyze and visualize research trends, network or funding info.

Sept 9, 2021

Description: This hands-on workshop will demonstrate how to set up current awareness service for a given research topic, how to use citation management tool Endnote Online, how to find research impact and set up a researcher's profile ORCID.

Key Learning Objectives: By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  1. Set up email alerts or ORCID account
  2. Manage citations for your research and cite while you write
  3. Use JCR to check journal impact
  4. Use Web of Science to check article impact and researcher impact