Predatory Publishers and Open Access
Instructor: Emily J. Glenn, MSLS
This session focuses on selecting a scientific or biomedical journal for publication of research articles. Presenters will demonstrate how to use library resources like Scopus and Journal Citation Reports along with reference checklists to evaluate journals. We will address salient characteristics of potentially predatory journals as well as core tenets of open access, often conflated with predatory publishing. Participants will review real website of potentially predatory publishers and share strategies for selecting journals in their disciplines.
October 13, 2017, MSC 1005, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (Livestream available)
Systematic Reviews: What's It All About?
Instructors: Roxanne Cox, Cindy Schmidt, Alissa Fial, Emily Glenn
- list characteristics that distinguish narrative, integrative, scoping and systematic reviews.
- describe the team and process needed to conduct a systematic review.
- Understand the role McGoogan librarians play as part of the team from help formulating the research question, conducting initial exploratory searches, completion of exhaustive searches, updating searches, and writing-up the search methods for publication.
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 (Livestream available)
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 ClinicalTrials.gov. 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 (Livestream available)REGISTER