Library Classes

Legal Reference and Research Resources for Medical Professionals & Educators

Instructor: Sandra B. Placzek, JD, MLIS, Assoc. Director and Professor of Schmid Law Library, UNL

Mar 28, WH8011, 12:00pm-1pm


Copyright for Educators: Questions and Answers on Fair Use in the Classroom

Instructor Richard Leiter, JD, MLIS, Director of the Schmid Law Library and Professor of Law, UNL

Mar 28, MCPH3013, 3:30-4:30pm


Publishing Demystified

Instructors: Heather Brown, MA and Emily J. Glenn, MSLS

Learn the basics of journal publication processes, from authorship to making your work available. This session will address selecting a journal for your paper, evaluating copyright transfer agreements, and will provide an overview of traditional and alternative metrics.

April 18, WH8011, 12:00pm - 1:00pm


April 18, DRC1006, 3:30pm - 4:20pm


Getting the Most From Google-Advanced Tips & Tools

Instructors: Cindy Schmidt, MD, MLS and Marty Magee, MSA, MLS

Take your Google searches to the next level.  Learn to use using available tags. tools and operators to focus your Google or Google Scholar searches on your area of interest.  Customize your Google Scholar settings to obtain full-text and facilitate citation export.   Learn about other specialized Google search engines, including Google Images and Google Translate. 

June 13, WH8011, 12:00pm - 1:00pm


June 14, MCPH3001, 3:30pm - 4:30pm


Intro to Citation Managers - EndNote, RefWorks, Mendeley, & Zotero

Instructors: Emily J. Glenn, MSLS and Cindy Schmidt, MD, MLS

Get to know these four popular bibliographic citation management program and decide which is best to use with your individual and collaborative projects. In this session, we will demonstrate the strongest features of these four programs, demonstrate collection and organization of citations and PDFs, and review output and full-text linking.

October 30, DRC1006, 3:30pm - 4:20pm


October 31, WH8011, 12:00pm - 1:00pm


Finding Experts

Instructors: Cindy Schmidt, MD, MLS and Emily J. Glenn, MSLS

Discover several ways to identify experts in your field by using tools like Research Nebraska. Identify current research projects in your area via NIH reporter and Use literature databases like SciFinder, EMBASE and Scopus to trace paths of knowledge via cited and citing reference searches.

December 14, MCPH3001, 3:30pm - 4:30pm


December 15, WH8011, 12:00pm - 1:00pm