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USC School of Medicine Library Tutorials

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• Access Medicine. (Revised 6/16)
• Accessing E-Journals. (Revised 6/16)
• Accessing Full Text in PubMed. (Revised 12/15)
• Accessing Full Text in Ovid Medline. (Revised 6/16)
• Adding ClinicalKey Images to PowerPoint. (8/16)
        Handout (PDF)
• Answering Clinical Questions: Choosing an Evidence-Based Resource Handout. (PDF)
• Center for Disability Resources (CDR) Library Tutorial. (1/15)
         Handout (PDF)
• ClinicalKey. (Revised 6/16)
• Creating Large Format Posters Using PowerPoint. (PDF)(8/16)
• Creating Ovid AutoAlerts. (Revised 8/16)
         Handout (PDF)
• Customizing PubMed with My NCBI Tutorial. (Revised 7/16)
         Handout(s): Customizing PubMed Using My NCBI: Adding a Libraries Filter (PDF)
                            Customizing PubMed Using My NCBI: Setting Up E-mail Alerts (PDF)
• Evidence-Based Medicine Resources Tutorial. (Revised 3/17)
EBM Filters in PubMed. (Revised 2/16)
• Faculty - Library Orientation. (Revised 6/16)
        Handout (PDF)
Has this article been cited? (Searching Google Scholar). (Revised 1/15)
        Handout (PDF)
Has this article been cited? (Searching Web of Science). (Revised 9/14)
        Handout (PDF)
• ICM-I, Spring 2017 (M-I students). (Revised 12/16)
        Handouts (PDF)
• ICM-II Evidence-Based Medicine Resources Tutorial, Spring 2017 (M-II students). (Revised 3/17)
        Handouts (PDF)       
Journal Impact Factors. (Revised 5/16)
        Handout (PDF)
• M-I Orientation Tutorial 2016. (Revised 7/16)
        Handouts
• Micromedex. (Revised 3/17)
• Mobile Device Resources. (Revised 6/16)
• Online Financial Aid Information Resources. (Revised 6/16)
        Handout (PDF)
Ovid MEDLINE Search Features. (Revised 3/17)
PubMed Single Citation Matcher. (Revised 2/15)
Printing & Copying in the Library (for students). (Revised 1/15)
        Laptop Printing In a Nutshell Handout (PDF)
        Printing In a Nutshell Handout (PDF)  
• R2 Library. (Revised 6/16)
Remote Access to Library Resources for SOM Students, Faculty, and Staff. (Revised 11/15)
• Residents - Library Orientation. (Revised 1/16)
        Handout (PDF)
• Residents - Remote Access to Library Resources. (Revised 12/15)
• Scanning Station Instructions. (PDF) (6/12)
• Tips for Effective Literature Searching in the Health Sciences Handout. (PDF) (8/13)

CINAHL
• CINAHL Basic Searching. EBSCO.
• CINAHL Advanced Searching. EBSCO.

ClinicalKey
• Adding ClinicalKey Images to PowerPoint. USC School of Medicine Library. (8/16)
        Handout (PDF)
• ClinicalKey Tutorial. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 6/16)
• ClinicalKey Videos. Elsevier. The videos are available at the bottom of the "User Awareness" page.

ClinicalTrials.gov
• ClinicalTrials.gov Online Training. National Library of Medicine.

Cochrane Library
• The Cochrane Library Tutorials. Wiley InterScience.

DXplain
Dxplain Demo. Massachusetts General Hospital.

Evidence-Based Medicine
• Evidence-Based Medicine Resources Tutorial. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 3/17)
EBM Filters in PubMed. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 2/16)
• Evidence Based Medicine Course. SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
• Introduction to Evidence-Based Medicine. Duke University Medical Center Library and the Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Introduction to Clinical Medicine (ICM)
• Spring 2017 ICM-I (M-I students). USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 12/16)
        Handouts (PDF)
• Spring 2017 ICM-II Evidence-Based Medicine Resources Tutorial (M-II students). USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 3/17)
        Handouts (PDF)

Journal Citation Reports
Journal Impact Factors. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 5/16)
        Handout (PDF)
• Journal Citation Reports Tutorial. Institute for Scientific Information (ISI).

Library Orientation
• M-I Orientation Tutorial 2016. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 7/16)
        Handouts (PDF)
• New Faculty Library Orientation. (Revised 6/16)
        Handout (PDF)
Printing & Copying in the Library (for students).USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 1/15)
        Handout (PDF)
Remote Access to Library Resources for SOM Students, Faculty, and Staff. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 11/15)
• Residents - Library Orientation. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 6/16)
         Handout (PDF)
• Residents - Remote Access to Library Resources. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 12/15)

Medical Spanish
• Medical Spanish for Healthcare Providers. PracticingSpanish.com.

NIH Public Access Policy
• The NIH Public Access Policy and Your Grant. New York University Health Sciences Libraries.

Ovid
• Accessing Full Text in Ovid Medline. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 6/16)
• Creating Ovid AutoAlerts. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 8/16)
             Handout (PDF)
Ovid MEDLINE Search Features. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 3/17)
• Ovid Online Training. Ovid Technologies.
• Ovid Tutorials & Short Demos. Ovid Technologies.

PowerPoint
• Creating Large Format Posters Using PowerPoint. USC School of Medicine Library. (PDF) (8/16)
• PowerPoint. Microsoft Office Online.
• PowerPoint in the Classroom. ACT360 Media Ltd.

PubMed
• Accessing Full Text in PubMed. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 12/15)
• Customizing PubMed with My NCBI Tutorial. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 7/16)
             Handout(s): Customizing PubMed Using My NCBI: Adding a Libraries Filter (PDF)
                                 Customizing PubMed Using My NCBI: Setting Up E-mail Alerts (PDF)
EBM Filters in PubMed. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 2/16)
Single Citation Matcher. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 2/15)
• PubMed Tutorial. National Library of Medicine.
PubMed Quick Tours. National Library of Medicine.
NCBI PubMed for Scientists. Recorded Webinar. National Library of Medicine.

R2 Library
• R2 Library. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 6/16)

Residents
• Evidence-Based Medicine Resources Tutorial. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 3/17)
• Library Orientation for Residents. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 6/16)
        Handout (PDF)
• Remote Access to Library Resources: Residents. USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 12/15)

TOXNET
• TOXNET Tutorials & Recordings. National Network of Libraries of Medicine/National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC).

Web of Science
Has this article been cited? (Searching Web of Science) USC School of Medicine Library. (Revised 9/14)
        Handout (PDF)
• Web of Science Recorded Training. Thomson Reuters.