Blaisdell Medical Library
Medicine, Blaisdell Medical Library
This guide points to short tutorials about health sciences information resources for faculty, students, researchers, clinicians, and staff. Key databases are covered, as well as the steps necessary to access information from the UC Davis Library.
To access online library-licensed resources (online articles, eBooks, online databases), you may use an on-campus UC Davis networked computer or UC Davis authenticated wifi network (not a guest wifi network), without any additional authentication required.
For off-campus access, or guest access while on-campus, you must have the Library VPN app (Pulse Secure) correctly installed and configured on your computer or mobile device (one-time set-up). Then, prior to each library resources session, you must log-in to Pulse Secure using your UC Davis Kerberos credentials.
NCBI offers both an in-depth training module and a variety of quick tours of how to search PubMed. This will help you get started, as well as tailor your search at a more advanced level.
A more advanced tutorial from Bruce Abbott, one of UC Davis’s own medical librarians, on how to customize PubMed for your use.
|Selecting a Search Modality|
|Advanced Search: Mapping|
|Advanced Search: Keyword Searching|
|Refining Search Strategy with Limits|
|Managing Search Results|
|Printing search resultsts|
|Emailing Search Results|
|Export Search Results|
|Downloading chapters from Books@Ovid|
|My Workspace – Saving Searches|
|My Workspace – Alerts|
|EBP PICOT Research on Ovid Part 1|
|EBP PICOT Research on Ovid Part 2|
Introduction to Searching – 2:37 min
Refining Research Results – 3:29 min
Selecting & Exporting – 3:08 min
Additional tutorial videos can be found on CABI’s website under Product and Platform User Guides, Global Health on CAB Direct.
Tour of Web of Science – 5:37 min
Web of Science Cited Reference Search – 2:49 min
Additional tutorial videos on search tips, exporting records and more can be found on the Web of Knowledge Training Site.
Clarivate Analytics provides extensive resources about how to use EndNote software, including videos and written instructions. View a selection of beginning EndNote videos below.
The UC Davis Library also provides EndNote support documentation, especially related to using the software at UC Davis — On the library homepage, use the library search tool to perform a site search on “EndNote”. Content will be found in Guides and Pages.
EndNote @ UC Davis Guide: Provides instructions for downloading and installing EndNote software, using the UC Davis license. Includes the schedule of upcoming EndNote classes at UC Davis Library.
UC Davis Library EndNote Guide: Provides tips on how to:
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