Library Workshops and Instruction Sessions

Temple Health Sciences Libraries Workshops

Workshops can be taught in a course, scheduled for a group and many are also offered in drop-in format. We are happy to provide instruction online using technology, such as WebEx or online videos. Please see the Ginsburg events calendar: for current drop-in offerings. Please contact your liaison librarian or to schedule a session or if you would like more information.

Resource Instruction

  • Searching PubMed
  • Searching CINAHL
  • Searching Embase
  • Searching Web of Science
  • Searching...database(s) of your choice
  • Anatomy Resources
  • Advanced Searching Techniques
  • Mobile Library Resources

Citation Management

  • RefWorks
  • Mendeley
  • EndNote
  • RefWorks, Mendeley and EndNote: Choosing the Right Citation Management Tool

Systematic Review Training

  • Introduction to Systematic Reviews
  • How to Create A PICO Question
  • How to Build A Comprehensive Search Strategy
  • Introduction to Critical Appraisal of Resources

Scholarly Communication

  • Introduction to Open Access
  • Scopus: Find out which articles are being cited, including your own!
  • Complying with the NIH Public Access Policy

Evidence Based Healthcare

  • Introduction to Evidence Based Practice
  • CINAHL for Evidence Based Research 

Evaluation of Resources

  • Evaluating the Evidence
  • Comparing Library Resources: Which One to Use?


  • Poster Presentations: Best Practices for Health Science Research Posters
  • Managing References and Articles
  • My NCBI: Personalizing PubMed


  • Finding an existing 3D model
  • Creating a 3D model
  • Using a CT scan to create a 3D model

Customized, Course Specific Workshops

We regularly design workshops to meet course specific objectives