Introduction to Systematic Review Searching - RCPSC CME Credit Available
This session will provide an overview of the requirements for systematic review searches. This session will consist of lectures, practical exercises, and hands-on database searching. By the end of the session participants will be able to:
1. Identify systematic reviews and distinguish them from other reviews,
2. Recognize the breadth of resources required to execute a systematic review search,
3. Develop a well formulated search question and structure a search using the PICO format,
4. Know how to apply appropriate date, language and publication type limits,
5. Document a search in a standardized form,
6. Understand the importance of peer-review of systematic review searches
7. Recognize the level of expert searching needed for a systematic review
Participants are encouraged to bring search topics, but this is not required.
This session is part of the "Information Skills for Health Professionals" program, a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Restricted to University of Alberta Faculty, Staff and Students. CCID and password are required for participation.
To be placed on a waiting list for a full session, please contact Brenda Wolfe at email@example.com
Introduction to RefWorks (Health Sciences)
Learn to use this web-based citation manager to create and store references, cite them in Word documents and automatically format bibliographies in a number of reference styles. The emphasis in this session will be on the use of RefWorks for health science databases and resources.
More information about RefWorks is located at http://guides.library.ualberta.ca/refworks
University of Alberta Faculty, Staff and Students are welcome. CCID and password are required for participation.
Taking the Anxiety Out of APA Style
Creating the reference list for your paper can feel like the most stressful part. Come to this APA introductory session to get the basics for formatting papers, quoting and paraphrasing, and creating your reference list. We will have some tips to save you stress and time!
Indian Horse Book Club Meeting
An opportunity to gather and discuss the novel by Canadian Richard Wagamese, Indian Horse.
Book club meetings are open to all and will be a casual and inclusive gathering to discuss Indian Horse and its various themes.
Come to one, come to all! Don't feel like you need to have finished (or even started!) the book.
All will be held in L-224 Coutts Library (second floor study lounge, very comfy, bring a drink or a snack if you wish).