Library Resources for Research & Teaching @ Nepean

29 May 2012

The University of Sydney Medical Library, in collaboration with the Nepean Hospital Library, invite University of Sydney students, staff and affiliated teaching and research staff to attend any or all of the sessions listed below. To register for any of these hands-on sessions, please email either or listing sessions of interest.

Optimising the Impact of your Research
9am - 10.30am

This hands-on session 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?

Endnote Extras (Advanced)
10.30am - 12pm

This hands-on session explores advanced functions of Endnote. Learn how to change display fields in your Endnote library, copy references between 2 libraries, customise an output style, view, annotate and search PDF attachments, use journal terms lists, insert citations into multi-section documents and convert your citations and bibliography for submission/publication.

Best Practice
12pm - 1pm

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.

Endnote Web
2pm - 3.30pm

This hands-on session will explore 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.

Keeping Current
3.30pm - 5pm

This hands-on session explores using 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: Nepean Clinical School Building, Closed Computer Lab (Room Number 2.34), 62 Derby Street, Kingswood

Contact: Monica Cooper

Email: 0336395d1a58592756020207476b1c2a563a302a6120545a6f183a17