Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Levy Library Levy Library Class Registration

Levy Library Classes


Mount Sinai faculty, students, staff, volunteers and alumni are welcome to register for the following classes:
EndNote X7
Prerequisite: None
Description: Discover what millions of researchers, scholarly writers, students and librarians already know about the power of EndNote to search online databases, organize references, images and PDFs. In this class, you will practice using EndNote X7 to collect, organize and maintain a 'library' of references, find and save full-text journal articles, and insert and format references in a MS Word document. The class will also cover searching and exporting citations from PubMed and Web of Science and syncing your desktop library with EndNote Web.
Date Time Location Instructor
11/21/2014 (Friday) 1:00 - 2:30 Small Classroom Lili Wang
12/10/2014 (Wednesday) 1:00 - 2:30 Small Classroom Lili Wang
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Genetic Variations
Prerequisite: None
Description: This course will cover major genetic variation databases: NCBI's SNP database,OMIM, Genome variation Server (GVS), and International HapMap Project. Course participants will learn to query the databases to retrieve specific variation information and to interpret search results.
Date Time Location Instructor
11/20/2014 (Thursday) 1:00 - 2:30 Small Classroom Lili Wang
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PubMed Searching: From Basic to Advanced
Prerequisite: None
Description: In this class, you'll learn about the search engine which powers basic PubMed searching, allowing you to better understand your search results. We'll give you tips on how to do an effective keyword search, and then we'll show you how to use the Advanced Search tools to further focus your MEDLINE queries. You'll also practice using MeSH terms (Medical Subject Headings) for even more precise results; and you'll learn how to display, print, save or e-mail your citations in a variety of formats. Finally, we'll make sure you know how to connect to full-text from PubMed using both the LinkOut service and the Levy Library's OpenURL / FIND IT service.
Date Time Location Instructor
11/06/2014 (Thursday) 1:00 - 2:00 Small Classroom Rachel Harrison
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RefWorks Basics
Prerequisite: None
Description: RefWorks provides an intuitive interface for the Web-based bibliographic citation management program licensed by the Levy Library. This class introduces using RefWorks to organize your research, import references from MEDLINE/PubMed and generate bibliographies. You will also use Write-N-Cite to insert and format references in a MS Word document.
Date Time Location Instructor
11/18/2014 (Tuesday) 11:00 - 12:00 Small Classroom Rachel Harrison
12/12/2014 (Friday) 11:00 - 12:00 Small Classroom Rachel Harrison
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UCSC Genome Browser
Prerequisite: None
Description: In this class, you'll learn performing basic and advanced searches of the UCSC Genome databases. We'll show you how to configure the genome view, find genomic sequence of a gene, select annotation tracks to retrieve specific gene related information, as well as export and download large quantities of targeted data using the table browser.
Date Time Location Instructor
12/04/2014 (Thursday) 1:00 - 2:00 Small Classroom Lili Wang
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In addition to our regularly scheduled classes, we will gladly customize database instruction sessions, tours, and orientations for individuals and small groups. Let us help you find the information you need for your course work, research, and clinical practice.

MEDLINE & LinkOut Tutorials
MEDLINE is the NLM’s premier bibliographic database in the field of biomedicine. LinkOut, a service of the PubMed interface, allows the Mount Sinai community to link directly from MEDLINE to the full text of thousands of journal articles.

Database Orientations
The library has over 100 end-user databases. Learn to use Web of Science, CINAHL, Cochrane Library, Harrison’s Online, LexisNexis, MD Consult, ProQuest Direct, PsycINFO, PubMed and many more!

Please call us at ext. 47204, or contact us to make your appointment.



Information about other groups offering training for faculty and staff at Mount Sinai

Department of Training & Education
Epic Clinical Transformation Group
InfoEd
Sinai Central Training Events


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