Researching the Biological Literature: BIOSIS Previews and PubMed Databases NEW DATE! Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 4 – 5:30pm
Room:Online - See below for Zoom registration.
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Cost:Free
Event Type:Free Events, Workshops and Training
Presented by:Shields Library
Sponsored by:UC Davis Library

BIOSIS Previews and PubMed are general databases for nearly all biological topics and are especially important for the molecular and cellular sciences. Relevant e-book collections will also be discussed. PLEASE NOTE: If you are not familiar with the New PubMed, consider taking the following class: Puzzled by the new PubMed? Exploring the changed interface and new features. Sign up at https://forms.library.ucdavis.edu/classes/descriptions.php#class249

Database searching strategies covered include: topic/keyword, title and author searching; using the wildcard and limits; and using the thesaurus/MeSH terms, and search history features. Current awareness (update/alert) services, citation searching, and how to use UCD-eLinks or UC-eLinks will also be discussed. Learn about Journal Citation Reports which indicates the top journals in each discipline. A brief overview of data management tools from the UC Curation Center will be provided.

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