Monthly Archives: January 2016

Workshops: Ramp Up for Research Days!

Don’t miss the next Ramp Up for Research Days Workshop to learn how to create an effective poster and impress the judges at GW Research Day ! Sign-up today! Ramp Up for Research Days Workshops Dates and Times Show Off Your Data ! … Continue reading

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Healthy Living: Dinner in a Bowl

Trying to juggle school and healthy eating? Come to Healthy Living@Himmelfarb’s “Dinner in a Bowl” session and learn how to make quick, easy, satisfying meals in a bowl that are healthy too! This event will be presented by Kate Sherwood … Continue reading

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Library Hours (Updated 1/26)

Himmelfarb Library has resumed 24/7 operating hours.

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Public Health Research Skills Workshops

Himmelfarb Library is offering a series of Public Health Research Skills workships! How to do a Successful Literature Review How do you know which databases to search? What strategies can you use to find what you need without wading through … Continue reading

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Before you publish in a journal: Think, Check, Submit

You’ve just finished your first research article, and are now looking for a potential journal to submit your work. With so many journals available in your field, and the proliferation of deceptive or predatory publishing practices, how do you identify … Continue reading

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Proquest Resources – Unavailable 1/16

On Saturday January 16, ProQuest will upgrade its systems and some resources will not be available including RefWorks, Proquest Research Library Plus (including full-text e-journal holdings), and ProQuest Environmental Science Collection.  Affected Proquest resources will not be available for an … Continue reading

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USMLEasy – New Site & Interface

USMLEasy has updated their site and interface.  This updated version of USMLEasy will require you to create a new user account; accounts from the prior system will not function. The revised version of USMLEasy is designed to support your study for … Continue reading

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Does your search engine find ‘good’ information?

How good is your favorite search engine in finding ‘good’ information? A new article in the Journal of Adolescent Health studied the ranking, quality, and quality of content of webpages that provide information on HPV vaccine.  In this study, researchers … Continue reading

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What’s your Health IQ?

Do you know the minimum SPF needed to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays? Or how many seconds you should wash your hands to kill germs? The CDC has a new game app that lets you test your knowledge … Continue reading

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