Library Workshops and Instruction Sessions

Library Workshops are scheduled during each semester.

Workshops are held in the Ginsburg Health Sciences Library either in Computer Lab, Room 248 or Conference Room 246A.

Spring 2015 Ginsburg Health Sciences Library Workshops

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

Register for workshops here or by emailing  Drop-ins also welcome!


RefWorks: Citations and Bibliographies Made Easy!

Wednesday, January 28th at 12:00 PM & Tuesday, March 17th 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 Essentials

Tuesday, February 3rd at 1:00 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.


Poster Presentations: Best Practices for Health Science Research Posters

Monday, February 9th at 12:00 PM

This workshop will offer guidance on how to plan and design an effective research poster. Get tips and advice on how to create your poster in Powerpoint and how to print your poster at the Instructional Support Center.


CINAHL for Evidence-Based Nursing & Allied Health Research

Wednesday, February 11th 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.


Systematic Reviews Overview

Monday, February 23rd at 1:00 PM

An introduction to what’s involved in a systematic review and how it differs from other types of literature reviews. We’ll cover the steps required to conduct a systematic review, including standards, protocols, and the type of in-depth literature search needed for a true systematic review. We’ll also talk about how the library can assist with a systematic review.

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

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