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Register for the 4th Annual Virtual Nursing Workshop Day

The 4th Annual Virtual Nursing Workshop Day will be held on Wednesday, August 3rd from 10-3:30. Online sessions include finding health statistics, finding quality improvement studies, the basics of writing a literature review, and a keynote session on the new RefWorks. Sessions will be held in Adobe Connect. Please register online for the sessions you are interested in. 2016 Online Nursing Workshop flyer with...

Library begins summer hours and projects

All UIC Library locations will be open summer hours as of May 9. One of the projects the Library will work on over this summer is a redesigned website set to launch at the beginning of fall semester. When the beta site is available in July, the Library will ask for reactions, reviews, and suggestions for more improvements to the site that make it easier for patrons to use Library services and find research...

NExT provides free online resources for public health professionals

The Nursing Experts: Translating the Evidence (NExT) project provides a free online course and a mobile website with resources for public health professionals. The workshop is a virtual version of in-person sessions that the project has offered since 2014, through Target Outreach Awards from the Greater Midwest Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (GMR/NNLM).  The online course offers three continuing education units (CEUs) for nurses The mobile website connects public health...

Win $50—participate in our online tutorial study

Update: This survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated! The winner will receive an email with instructions to pick up the gift card by May 5th. Please consider participating in a brief study about library instructional tools to help the UIC Library better understand how students learn research skills.  To participate follow the directions of the short tutorial below and then complete a survey about the tutorial.  All participants who complete...

Introducing the New RefWorks Beta

A beta version of the new RefWorks will be available on January 18, 2016. Along with all the features you love about RefWorks, you now have the ability to drag and drop pdf files into your library, saving the citation information automatically. There are also enhanced sharing capabilities, a more intuitive interface, capability to annotate documents, and along with integration with MS Word, RefWorks now includes a plug-in for Google Docs. This new version is in...

Spring 2016 Online Library Workshops Available

Please register for these online workshops through the UIC Library Events calendar. Assessing Your Scholarly Impact Demystifying Scholarly Publishing: Selecting scholarly publishing venues to maximize your impact while avoiding “predatory publishers” Discover the New RefWorks Embase: what you can’t find in PubMed Expanding Public Access for Federally Funded Research Online Workshop Finding Health Statistics Online Workshop How to Find Full Text Articles: a 30 minute workshop Library Basics Refresher Workshop My Bibliography and SciENcv Organizing, Documenting, and...