May PSTP: Beyond the Basics: Find the Right Information Fast
Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM (CDT)
Lee Vucovich, MS, MLS
Assistant Director for Reference Services
UAB Lister Hill Library of Health Science
Title: Beyond the Basics: Find the Right Information Fast
Goal: to introduce library tools and search strategies that result in quick, effective literature searches. Topics include finding articles, finding clinical information, keeping up with the literature, finding journals to publish in, and author metrics.
- Understand how and when to use three complementary research databases to find biomedical literature quickly and effectively
- Recognize when to go beyond evidence-based summaries and how to find the best evidence to support clinical decisions
- Be ready to experiment with tools that allow comparison of journals to decide “where to publish”
The PSTP is designed to provide practical assistance in the areas of scientific writing (such as the development of grants and scientific manuscripts), scientific presentations, career development, and leadership. Developed and sponsored by the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), the target audience of the PSTP is all faculty, staff, trainees and students interested in expanding their professional skills in the stated areas. Seminars are held monthly on the second Thursday from 11:00 to 12:15 p.m. in West Pavilion Room E.
The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama, School of Medicine designates this Regularly Scheduled Series for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identify and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
When & Where
UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)
The CCTS accelerates research for improved human health. Led by:
Robert P. Kimberly, M.D.
Howard L. Holley Professor of Medicine
Director, UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, UAB School of Medicine
Associate Vice President for Medicine and Biomedical Research
CCTS funding is provided by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences grant UL1TR001417.