Services for Resources : Winter and Spring 2014 Workshops

Flash & Dash Workshops:
All Flash & Dash workshops are thirty minutes in length and are located in the BACC Classroom on the Lower Level of Dahlgren Memorial Library. No sign-up is needed

  • Flash and Dash…make it your lunch time retreat! A flash of information/inspiration allows you to dash back to the office or your study cubicle in no time.
  • Refreshing beverages and ideas await you!
  • Under thirty minutes. Informal. All levels of experience welcome. Get up to speed on all the new research tricks, gadgets, widgets, resources, updates, iterations, and upgrades.

Dates & Topics

  • Friday, 1/10: Finding the Full-Text Article
  • Friday, 1/17: iPad Productivity—Cloud, Notes, and PDF Apps
  • Thursday, 1/23: RefWorks—Manage Citations and Create Bibliographies
  • Friday, 1/24: Create In-Text Citations with Write-n-Cite (RefWorks)
  • Friday, 2/7: At the Bedside—Finding Authoritative Information at the Point-of-Care
  • Thursday, 2/13: Open Access Publishing—What Researchers and Readers Need to Know
  • Tuesday, 3/4: Clinical and Research Apps
  • Wednesday, 3/26: Finding Gray Literature—Tracking Down Unpublished Sources
  • Thursday, 4/24: RefWorks—Manage Citations and Create Bibliographies


One Hour Workshops:

RefWorks: Manage Citations & Create Bibliographies
Learn how to capture, manage, and work with citations using RefWorks, an online bibliographic management tool. This workshop covers the basic features of using RefWorks, including exporting and importing records electronically from journal databases, organizing records, searching and sorting records, and preparing bibliographies instantaneously. Hands-on practice included.

Time-Saving Tips for Researchers
When it comes your literature review, do you feel like you aren't as efficient as you could be? We could all use a little help in organizing and managing our literature review process. Come learn how to utilize RefWorks in order to manage your citations, whether individually or collaboratively as part of a research team. Learn tips for saving searches, sharing and organizing with collaborators, and keeping up-to-date with new literature on your topic as it develops.