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Introduction to MedLine (on OVID) - 12:30pm

This is an introductory workshop that offers basic techniques for more efficient and accurate searching in MedLine and the OVID Interface. MedLine is the premier biomedical database with over 23 million journal articles. The OvidSP interface allows structured searching and revision of search histories, among other advanced functionality. Concepts covered will include keyword and MeSH searching, using limiters, and the PICO search strategy. Instructors: James Murphy and Paige Hohmann


Citation Management Using Zotero - 11:00am


If you need to manage large numbers of references and citations as part of your research, teaching or administrative work, citation management tools are for you. These tools provide a simple way to store, organize and retrieve your citations in an effective manner, and can also help you in formatting in-text citations and bibliographies in your work.

This hands-on workshop introduces briefly the main concepts of citation management and gives detailed instruction for installing and using Zotero, one of the most popular citation management tools.


Are you new to Zotero entirely, or do you have advanced-user questions? Email to set up a one-on-one appointment with one of our citation management experts.


[copy] Web of Science / Article Level Metrics - 12:00pm

Using the Web of Science, ImpactStory, and platforms to discover citation activity.


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News & Highlights

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Cinema Salon of horror

Join us for the latest Cinema Salon from UBC Library featuring John Carpenter's Cigarette Burns (2005).

Read More Posted on January 14, 2015

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Rare Wilde book coup for UBC Library

The Library has acquired two examples of early gay literature that are connected to famed author Oscar Wilde.

Read More Posted on January 13, 2015

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NVivo software support at Koerner Library

UBC graduate students can now learn to use NVivo, a qualitative data analysis software.

Read More Posted on December 29, 2014

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Friends – Winter 2014

The latest issue of UBC Library's Friends newsletter is now available.

Read More Posted on December 22, 2014

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