Library Workshops and Instruction Sessions

Spring 2014 Library Workshops

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

RefWorks:  Save time managing references and bibliographies

  • Wednesday, February 5th at 1:00 PM
  • Thursday, March 27th at 12:00 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.

PubMed: Improve your searches!

  • Monday, February 17th at 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 18th at 1:00 PM

Do you use PubMed effectively? Come learn more about how PubMed interprets your searches, how to manage your results, and how to save search strategies and citations to a personal My NCBI account.

CINAHL for Evidence-Based Research

  • Tuesday, February 25th 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.


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.

In addition to the sessions being offered this spring, past sessions have included the topics below.

Library Resources: What you need to know

If you haven’t had an opportunity to explore the many resources and services available to you through the Ginsburg Health Sciences Library, then this workshop is for you! We will introduce you to the many electronic resources available to Temple students, faculty, and staff, including databases, point-of-care tools, and e-book collections, and show you how to access books and journal articles from both our collections and beyond.

Anatomy Resources

Learn about the multimedia resources that can enhance your knowledge of human anatomy, including Primal Pictures, Anatomy and Physiology Online, and 3D4Medical applications. Open to students in all health science disciplines!

Mobile Library Resources: Apps at your fingertips

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. Bring your device!