Library Resources for Research @ Westmead

4 September 2012

The University of Sydney Medical Library, in collaboration with the Westmead & CHW Hospital Libraries, invite University of Sydney students, staff and affiliated teaching and research staff to attend any or all of the sessions listed below.

VENUE: WECC Level 2 Education Block Lecture Theatre 1

Tips for searching and keeping up to date with the biomedical literature

9.00am - 10.30am

This demonstration session will take you through the process of critically examining your research question/s to develop search strategies that you can improve the scope, comprehensiveness, and currency or your literature searches. You will be introduced to the advantages and disadvantages of keyword and subject searching, and how you can best apply these search strategies using Medline via OvidSP. You will also learn how you can keep up-to-date with the Biomedical Literature by saving your search strategies, and setting up alerts in Medline.

University of Sydney Library Resources for Research

11.00am - 1.00pm

This demonstration session will explore information and links available via the Library's website: Resources to assess research output/impact, including Web of Science, Scopus; Alerting services, including journal TOCs and database search alerts; Publishing services & resources, including SES Repository, Open Access, information and links to Theses @ Sydney; Journal rankings and impact factors; Document Delivery Service for obtaining full text articles that are not available online. We will look at some of the new features of Web of Science, how to produce a Citation Report with metrics including h-index, and how to set up search alerts and journal Table of Contents Alerts.

VENUE: WECC Level 2 Education Block Lecture Seminar Room 2

Endnote Extras (Advanced)

1.30pm - 3.00pm

This demonstration session will explore advanced functions of Endnote including: 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‚Äźsection documents and convert your citations and bibliography for submission/publication.


3.00pm - 4.00pm

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For more information and to register for any of these sessions please direct enquiries to

Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm

Location: Westmead Education & Conference Centre, Level 2 Education Block, Westmead Hospital

Contact: Elizabeth Pigott

Email: 23593b0a0a0e2c15225d5f5c091e2601713b2b565f3d0b4b572b0d4a1646