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On-Demand and In-Person Classes

To schedule a class or one-on-one training, please contact your liaison.

Creating Large-Format Posters with PowerPoint

This class will demonstrate various techniques that can be used to create professional looking, large format posters using Microsoft PowerPoint. Setting up poster slides to facilitate printing through Laupus Library's print service will be covered.  

Getting Started with Publishing

This class will focus on issues with publishing including: cited reference searching (who's citing your work), impact factors and Eigenfactors (which journals are most influential), Ulrich's and more. 

Getting Started with RefWorks

This class will focus on personal account setup, importing citations, managing/sharing folders, and automatically creating bibliographies and in-text citations.

Getting Started with Research

This class will focus on how to conduct research using the library's resources. Find out how to pick a searchable topic, where you should look for information, what peer review means, and more.

Keeping up with the Literature

This class will focus on using RSS feeds and email alerts to keep up with the literature in your area of interest.

Database Searching

This class will focus on learning how to use the premier medical, nursing, and allied health databases.

Searching Evidence-Based Healthcare Information

This class will focus on when and how to use some of the key evidence-based library resources.