Library Resources for Research & Teaching @ Northern

10 May 2012

The University of Sydney Medical Library, in collaboration with the Douglas Piper Library, Royal North Shore Hospital, invite University of Sydney students, staff and affiliated teaching and research staff to attend any or all of the sessions listed below. Registration not required.

Optimising the Impact of your Research: citation metrics with Web of Science, Scopus, and Journal Citation Reports
9am - 10.30am

This seminar will introduce searching in 2 key citation databases to answer questions such as: How many times has a paper been cited? Who has cited it? What are the key papers in a subject area? What is the 'H' index and how to find it? Which journals have the highest impact factors?

Promoting Research Data Collections @ University of Sydney
10.30am - 11am

Seeding the Commons is a federally funded project to increase researcher profile, reduce risks of research data loss, and prepare for ERA rewards through data citation. This session will introduce projects at the University of Sydney Library to help you promote, manage and store your research data, increase researcher impact and explore collaboration opportunities.

Endnote Web

11.30am - 1pm

This seminar will demonstrate how to use the web version of Endnote to use and share your citations anywhere. Learn how to collect, organise, share, and insert citations into your Word document as well as transfer citations between the web and desktop versions of Endnote.

Best Practice

2pm - 3pm

Best Practice, developed by BMJ, offers evidence based decision support at the point-of-care. Assess conditions by symptom with step by step guidance for history and examination, lab testing and differential diagnosis. Find evidence-based treatment and follow up guidelines. Learn how to use Best Practice on your smart phone, iPhone or iPad.

Keeping Current

3.30pm - 5pm

This seminar explores how you can use Google Reader to keep current with the latest research using RSS feeds, blogs, podcasts, journal table of contents alerts and database search alerts.

For more information about any of these sessions please direct enquiries to or

Hosted by the University Library

Time: 9am - 5pm

Location: Auditorium - Level 5, Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital

Contact: Monica Cooper

Email: 041e062c05546d152a1838041f3242134b2c56125457351b5418344c