Library Workshops and Instruction Sessions

Fall 2014 Library Workshops

Workshops are held in the Ginsburg Health Sciences Library Computer Lab, Room 248


Comparing Library Resources: Which one to use?

  • Tuesday, September 9th at 12:00 PM

Looking for a book, a citation, or the full-text of an article? Have a research question but not sure which database to search? This workshop will provide an overview of the library’s resources and tools and help you decide which resource is best for answering different types of questions.


Anatomy Resources: Library tools for studying anatomy

  • Thursday, September 11th at 1:00 PM

Learn about the multimedia resources that can enhance your knowledge of human anatomy, including: Anatomy.TV, Anatomy and Physiology Online, Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination, and 3D4Medical applications. Open to students in all health science disciplines! 


CINAHL for Evidence-Based Nursing & Allied Health Research

  • Wednesday, September 17th at 12:00 PM

Learn how to build evidence-based literature searches using CINAHL, the core resource for the fields of nursing and allied health. This workshop will also cover how to access full-text articles, manage search results, and create alerts.


PubMed Essentials

  • Monday, September 22nd at 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, October 16th at 12:00 PM

This workshop covers the basics on how to use PubMed. We'll discuss how to select and combine search terms to develop an effective search strategy. We'll demonstrate tools found in PubMed, such as the limits, search details, and clipboard functions, that can make your searching more efficient. We'll also show you how to access the full text of articles you find.


RefWorks: Citations and Bibliographies Made Easy!

  • Wednesday, September 24th at 12:00 PM
  • Monday, October 13th at 1:00 PM

RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that can save you time and ease your workload. In this workshop you will create an account, learn how to import and save citations, and learn how to automatically insert in-text citations and build bibliographies.


Medical Apps at Your Fingertips (Bring your device!)

  • Tuesday, October 7th at 1:00 PM – (Location: Library Room 246a)

Learn about the health sciences library applications that are available for your mobile device.  Get tips on installing apps and advice on how to evaluate mobile applications.

Classes open to all Temple University Health Sciences students, faculty, staff, and residents, as well as Temple University Hospital staff!

If you plan to attend a workshop, please contact Rebecca Lloyd, Education Services Librarian at or 215-707-4557.  Drop-ins also welcome!

If you are interested in having a librarian come to a class or would like an individual consultation, please contact Rebecca or use the form Request Instruction.