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Refine your Public Health Research Skills - Sign up for a Himmelfarb Library workshop in the Milken building

How to do a Successful Literature Review
How do you know which databases to search? What strategies can you use to find what you need without wading through junk? Learn strategies and tips for planning and conducting a literature review.

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 from 3:00-5:00 pm
Milken Institute School of Public Health, room 101
Please bring your laptop to the session. Please RSVP; space is limited.

http://rooms.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/event/2166360

 

Citations made easy! Using RefWorks
You do the writing and let RefWorks organize your citations and create your reference list. Keep your research organized; learn how to import citations from your literature searches, create bibliographies and easily switch between citation styles.

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 from 3:00-5:00 pm
Milken Institute School of Public Health, room 101
Please bring your laptop to the session. Please RSVP; space is limited.

http://rooms.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/event/2166362

 

Help with your Culminating Experience Topic
Need help getting started? Sign up for a 30 minute consultation with a librarian to begin exploring the literature for your culminating experience topic. See what's been published and whether you need to further refine your topic.

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 from 3:00-5:00 pm
Milken Institute School of Public Health, room 101
Please bring your laptop to the session. Please RSVP for a specific 30 minute time slot; space is limited.

http://rooms.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/event/2166380 (3:00-3:30 pm)

http://rooms.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/event/2166383 (3:30-4:00 pm)

http://rooms.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/event/2166386 (4:00-4:30 pm)

http://rooms.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/event/2166387 (4:30-5:00 pm)

 

The ABCs of Systematic Reviews
Systematic reviews can seem daunting, but like anything else, are a series of steps. Come learn more about the steps involved and some techniques for staying organized during the process.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 from 3:00-5:00 pm
Milken Institute School of Public Health, room 101
Please bring your laptop to the session. Please RSVP; space is limited.

http://rooms.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/event/2166365

 

Scopus - The Dream Research Database!
What can Scopus do for you? Cited and citing results, related research in a different discipline, new applications for your research -- Scopus has it all. Learn all of the librarian search tips to make your Scopus search as fruitful as possible.

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 from 3:00-5:00 pm
Milken Institute School of Public Health, room 101
Please bring your laptop to the session. Please RSVP; space is limited.

http://rooms.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/event/2166374

Faculty Open House @ HimmelfarbHimmelfarb Library is pleased to invite faculty to an open house event!  Come learn about the newest apps and resources, and get some one-on-one assistance from the librarians.

When: Wed, Sept 2 - 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Where:  Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library (Ross Hall/2300 I St. NW)

 

Milken Institute School of Public HealthAttention new GWSPH graduate students!

Come to the August 28 Himmelfarb Library Orientation @ 2:45 in the Auditorium at the Milken Institute School of Public Health. We’ll discuss the services and tools available to you through the

Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library to help you succeed in your Public Health course of study!

When: Friday, August 28 at 2:45 p.m.

Where: Auditorium at the Milken Institute School of Public Health (950 New Hampshire Ave NW)

Full-Text @ Himmelfarb UpgradeHimmelfarb Library has upgraded it's full-text linking!  Full-Text @ Himmelfarb links will now take you directly to the full-text articles requested.  Additional source options and services are displayed in a collapsible frame on the right side of the screen.

Popular features of the Full-Text @ Himmelfarb links remain in place including exporting a citation to RefWorks and emailing a citation.  A new link for opening the content in a new tab is also available to facilitate the creation of durable links.

In instances where Himmelfarb Library doesn't have access to the full-text online, users can check Gelman Library's online holdings via or request the item through Himmelfarb Library's Documents2Go system which allows users to request items from both local and remote storage as well as via our interlibrary loan service.

If you have any questions about the upgraded Full-Text @ Himmelfarb links, please contact Laura Abate (leabate@gwu.edu) or Steve Brown (swb105@gwu.edu).

A representative from Student Technology Services will be in Himmelfarb Library on Thursday, August 13th from 12:00 - 4:00 pmto resolve your computer issues (laptops, wireless, etc.).

Please stop by the Circulation Desk and ask for assistance!

 

Image citation: Warby, W. (2013).  Hard drive repair.  Available at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwarby/11682625885

prizes

Congratulations to the MSI Library orientation prize winners!

Ramamahesh Seeni: Two tickets to a Washington Nationals game

Paulina Yoffe: General admission for two to the Newseum

Ramsin Yadgar: Whole Foods Market Gift Basket

Sharjeel Chaudhry: USB Power Bank courtesy of AccessMedicine & McGraw Hill

Jordan Cohen: USB Power Bank courtesy of AccessMedicine & McGraw Hill

Danielle Fahoome: USB Power Bank courtesy of AccessMedicine & McGraw Hill

Milan Patel: USB Power Bank courtesy of AccessMedicine & McGraw Hill

Puja Sheth: USB Power Bank courtesy of AccessMedicine & McGraw Hill

Brooke Bierdz: One dozen cupcakes from Sprinkles Cupcakes

Cory Munden: One dozen cupcakes from Sprinkles Cupcakes

Please stop by the Himmelfarb Library Reference Desk between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday, to claim your prize.

 

Image citation: Glamhag (2007).  Funfair prizes.  Available at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/glamhag/1881964514

legoHimmelfarb Library's books stacks will be closed until Tuesday, August 11 due to construction activities.  Users who need books from the stacks should stop at the 1st Floor Circulation desk; we will retrieve books for you.

The library's book stacks are located on the Basement/Terrace level.  You can identify titles by searching the Library Catalog or Health Information @ Himmelfarb.

If you have any questions, please contact the Circulation Desk at 202-994-2962.

Image citation: stavos. (2014). Opening soon. Available at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/stavos52093/12485014293

Due to networking connectivity problems, the Himmelfarb Library website is experiencing intermittent short-term outages. The Division of Information Technology is working to restore all connectivity as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience. You may be able to access most of our resources through this link: http://libguides.gwu.edu/medicinedatabases

GW NetIDChanges to off-campus access to Himmelfarb Library‘s online resources have gone into effect!

Users can now login to library resources using their GW NetID and password.  The GW NetID and password combination is the same combination used to login to GW Email and Blackboard.

Faculty, staff and students who have not already done so should claim a GW NetID.
Users who have forgotten their password may reset their password.

Access our complete off-campus access instructions, or if you have any questions, please contact Laura Abate at leabate@gwu.edu

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