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Library Workshops

Info Bites!

The Health Sciences Library is pleased to offer Info Bites: casual, short, informative sessions to introduce you to new resources, time-saving pro-tips, and to give you an afternoon break. Info Bites take place in the Information Commons (outside the library, 3rd floor LKSKI) and Computer Lab on Friday afternoons this February, March and April. Come enjoy hot tea and treats, and leave with some information to chew on! No registration required unless specified. Please see the full Info Bites schedule below:


Friday, February 8, 3:00 PM

Which Reference Manager is Right For Me?

Confused about which reference management software is best for you? This infobite will compare and contrast some of the most popular reference management tools, including EndNote, Mendelay, Zotero, and RefWorks. Features of each option, including pros and cons, will be discussed. By the end of the session, participants should be able to determine which reference manager is best for their specific needs. 


Friday, March 29, 3:00 PM

Five Tips to Identify Predatory Publishers

This 20 minute session will explain why you should avoid predatory journals, and how to identify them. You will take away five tips for vetting journals, and discuss strategies for rescuing manuscripts that have been submitted to publishers.


Friday, April 26, 3:00 PM

Systematic Review, Scoping Review, Realist Review... What IS the difference??

What's the difference between a systematic review, meta-analysis and a scoping review? When would I want to do a realist review? This InfoBite will introduce you to the methodologies behind different types of reviews and key points to consider before undertaking one.




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