Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Links to other Tutorials

Several online tutorials in form of short video are available. They provide an overview of an e-resource, how to search databse, managing citations and can help you improve your searching skill

1 (NEW) Information Literacy
Provides online tutorials on teh following topics: Information, Topics, Searching, Locating, Evaluating, and Sharing
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2 HINARI Online Tutorials
This training consists of 5 modules. If you are new to HINARI, it is recommended you start with Module 1 and proceed in order; however, feel free to start with whichever module you think will best meet your needs.

Each module contains options to watch a video, listen to an audio file, read text, participate in a brief exercise (requires Internet and HINARI access), and/or to quiz yourself on the most important points.
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3 (NEW) Online tutorials for scholarly databases
Provides online tutorials on the following databses: Web of Knowledge, Web of Science
BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, Chinese Science , Citation Database, Derwent Innovation index,
Derwent World Patents Index, Current Contents Connect, ENDNOTE WEB, Essential Science Indicators, FSTA, Incites, Inspec
Journal Citation Reports, MEDLINE,
ResearcherID, Zoological Record
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4 (NEW) Online Totorials developed by MUHAS Library
Several online tutorials in form of power point presentations are available via the MUHAS Library Wiki. They provide an overview of an e-resource, how to search various academic databases, managing citations, development and sharing of teaching and learning materials via web 2.0 technologies.
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5 Information Literacy Video Tutorials
The website contains online tutorials on the following topics: Avoiding Plagiarism; Developing a Research Topic; Keyword Searching; PittCat+; Scholarly Information; Surfing the Cyber Library; and Using Databases
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6 Online information literacy tutorial
The tutorial is provided within 9 distinct books, which you can work through independently. You don't have to start from the beginning - you can select the most relevant topic at any point. Use the tutorials as an introduction to or as a reminder of the skills needed to help complete a task. The tutorial covers the following topics: Focussing Your Research Question; Mind the Information Gap; Search Strategies and Tactics; Advanced Searching; Evaluating Information; Organising and Communicating Findings; Synthesising and Building upon Information; Current Awareness; Plagiarism and Copyright
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7 (NEW) OU Information Literacy
The website covers the following topics: Understanding information; Unpacking information; Planning a search; Searching for information; and Evaluating information;
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8 Evidence-Based Medicine Resources Tutorial
Frree access to a self-paced tutorial developed by the USC School of Medicine Library
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9 Introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine
A self-paced tutorial developed by the Duke University Medical Center Library and the Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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10 Evidence Based Medicine Course
A self-paced tutorial from SUNY Downstate Medical Center
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11 Instructions to Authors in the Health Sciences
provides links to Web sites with instructions to authors for over 3,500 journals in the health and life sciences.
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12 Users' Guides to the Medical Literature (JAMA)
Provides introduction to evidence based practice by EBM experts.
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13 How to create a blog: online tutorial
A blog is a web site, where you write information on an ongoing basis.
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14 RSS Tutorial
With RSS it is possible to distribute up-to-date web content from one web site to thousands of other web sites around the world.

RSS allows fast browsing for news and updates.
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15 Wikipedia:Tutorial
Wikipedia is a collaboratively edited encyclopedia to which you can contribute. This tutorial will help you become a Wikipedia contributor.
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16 Library integration with Learning Management/Content Management Systems
LibGuides are an increasingly popular commercial content management system designed to contain library pathfinders and online tutorials. This series of blog posts by an Illinois public librarian illustrates how to create a LibGuide.
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17 Brainstorming Tools
Mindomo, a web based mind mapping program with a free version, has an online tutorial in
the form of a mind map.
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18 A Tutorial on Plagiarism
A brief tutorial defining plagiarism and how to avoid it. The tutorial also discusses issues related to intellectual property and academic honesty.
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20 Information Skills Tutorial
This online information literacy tutorial provides undergraduates with the skills and tools to find and manage information effectively. It covers the following modules: information needs; obtaining information; Evaluating information; manage information; communicate and use information.
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21 Web search strategies online tutorial
This tutorial presents an easy-to-follow process on using search engines and subject directories for finding what you need on the World Wide Web. Specifically, this course will enable you to: use subject directories; use implied and full Boolean logic, phrase searching, truncation, and field searching effectively; Identify key concepts, synonyms, and variant word forms in your search topic; use key search engines effectively including AltaVista, Google, All the Web/FAST, and HotBot; Use meta-search engines; use specialty databases when appropriate; apply search strategies and techniques in a scavenger hunt exercise.

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22 PubMed Tutoria
It is the Web-based learning program that will show you how to search PubMed, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) journal literature search system. It covers the following modules: Navigating PubMed; Understanding the Vocabulary; expand menu Building the Search; expand menu Managing the Results; expand menu Saving the Search; expand menu Getting the Articles; expand menu Beyond PubMed; expand menu My NCBI
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