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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...

Latest Edition of Library Newsletter E-ppendix Available

The Fall 2015 issue of E-ppendix: online newsletter of the UIC Library of the Health Sciences is now available. This issue contains a number of informative articles highlighting professional meetings, developments in federal open access standards, a new exhibit at the Library of the Health Sciences Chicago, and other topics of interest. Here is a list of the table of contents: Director's Message -------- User-Centric, Change-Literate Future-Thinking: Getting Down to Basics Kathryn Carpenter Articles...