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Searching Medline – OVID vs. PubMed: Researcher Workshop Series

Searching Medline – OVID vs. PubMed: Researcher Workshop Series

The Ovid interface offers some significant advantages over PubMed. In the “Searching Medline: OVID vs. PubMed” session, review advanced search techniques to improve your retrieval of relevant research in Medline and Embase. Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Location: Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library – Rm. 232 (Dr. R.T. Ross Computer Lab) … Continue reading

Renewing UpToDate

Renewing UpToDate

You will need to renew your UpToDate account every three months, by logging into UpToDate with your UMNetID or your 14-digit library card number. The University of Manitoba Libraries provides access to UpToDate,  a point-of-care tool that has over 10,000 topics covering general internal medicine and more than 20 specialties, a select drug database, patient education topics, and a number of … Continue reading

Workshops on Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analyses, Qualitative Analyses, and Literature Reviews

Workshops on Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analyses, Qualitative Analyses, and Literature Reviews

The George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) will be hosting a four-day workshop featuring experts from CHI’s Knowledge Synthesis platform. See the CHI website (https://www.cpd-umanitoba.com/event/) to register. Registration deadline is November 12, 2017. Introduction to Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (November 20 – November 22, 2017) Cost: $300: Faculty, Staff, Professionals / $150: Students / Lunch … Continue reading

Preventing Aging Unequally – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

Preventing Aging Unequally – Crane Library Web Pick of the Week

The report below examines how the two global mega-trends of population aging and rising inequalities have been developing and interacting, both within and across generations. Taking a life-course perspective, the report shows how inequalities in education, health, employment and earnings compound, resulting in large differences in lifetime earnings across different groups. It suggests a policy … Continue reading

Improvements to WRHA Library Services

Improvements to WRHA Library Services

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) and the University of Manitoba Libraries (UML) recently announced (Oct 16) that they will be making changes to the agreement for library services.  These changes are necessary to reflect the changing information environment and the need for expanded electronic access to health information for more WRHA staff.  The WRHA … Continue reading