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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-226 Coutts Library (second floor study lounge, very comfy, bring a drink or a snack if you wish).
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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 Erin Sanderman at sanderma@ualberta.ca
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Introduction to Research Data Management - Health Sciences - RCPSC CME Credit Available
Do you want to know how to manage your research data effectively? Are you frustrated with trying to organize your data? Have you ever had to recreate data because you lost it? Do you know what will happen to your data at the end of your project?

By the end of this session, you will:
1. Be aware of the library's services that help you organize your data.
2. Have begun your own data management plan.
3. have been introduced to use Dataverse, a tool to store and share your data.
4. Know where to get help at any stage in your research project.

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 Erin Sanderman at sanderma@ualberta.ca
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Introduction to Managing Research Data in ALES, Engineering & Science
This one hour session will introduce graduate students, post docs and faculty to the tools available to help manage research data. UALibraries supports DMP Builder for developing data management plans and Dataverse a tool used to share or house data in a secure environment. If you cannot attend this session another is available in March.

  • When: Thursday Feb 12 from 12:00 to 13:00
  • Where: Cameron Library Lab 1-30
  • Librarians: Diane Clark (AFNS) and Randy Reichardt (REES and Engineering)

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