Learn how to use important library resources as well as techniques needed to be an effective researcher by exploring the following tutorials. Pick and choose the tutorial you need and work at your own pace. The tutorials run between 5 to 30 minutes each. Use the tutorials to brush up your skills or learn how to use a new resource. Please contact the Information Services Desk if you have any questions.
The Library also offers a variety of workshops free of charge to UMB faculty, staff and students; and UMMC staff. Workshops are held in the library. For details and to register for a workshop go to the Workshop Schedule.
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- Evidence-Based Practice Tutorial
This guide contains an introduction to evidence-based practice for students and clinicians. The tutorial will walk you through the steps of the evidence-based practice process and allow you to practice at each stage.
- Cited Reference Searching
This tutorial will show you how to do basic citation analysis so you can find out who is citing your work as well as who is citing the works of others.
- Embase: Getting Started in Embase
This video module will introduce you to Embase and show you how to refine, understand, and manage search results.
- Embase: Search Tips
Get useful tips on how to develop searches in Embase.
- Facts & Comparisons
Learn how to use Facts & Comparisons-- a drug information database.
Learn how to use this drug database to identify drugs, calculate drug dosing, access AHFS content, create patient education materials and more. Recorded sessions cover different topics. (Tutorial created by Lexi-Comp ONLINE)
Learn how to use the various features within Micromedex. You will be asked to fill out a brief registration form to view the tutorials.
- NCBI YouTube Channel
The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information tutorials.
Pivot answers the growing demands on researchers to quickly discover the right funding opportunities and effectively collaborate with their colleagues.
Learn the basics of searching PsycINFO with this sample search video.
Learn about exploring research topics, as well as structure and reaction searching in the web version of SciFinder, via WebEx. The video covers major features of the database. Available as a short recorded session. (Tutorial created by CAS)
Learn how to quickly find answers from UpToDate. (Tutorial created by Wolters Kluwer Health)