Classes and Instruction

Contact a Librarian listed below to arrange a library instruction session for your class or group. Classes can be customized to cover scientific research or assignments, address group research needs, or cover more general topics. Existing classes are mentioned below; others can be created.

See the Class Schedule Calendar for these and all other classes being offered by the UC Davis Libraries in the near future.

Classes and Instruction

Workshop – Manuscript Upload to PubMed Central
These workshops are designed for authors who are required to upload their peer-reviewed manuscripts to PubMed Central to meet the requirements of the NIH Public Access Policy. Library and CTSC staff will guide you through the process using your own manuscript.
Noon to 2:00pm, CTSC 1444 (Auditorium) December 16, 2014 | January 14, 2015 | February 11, 2015
Registration requirements and details here
Questions? Please contact
Amy Studer acstuder@ucdavis.edu (916) 734‑0206
NIH Public Access Policy (PAP) for Principal Investigators
This presentation, designed for NIH-funded investigators and their staff members, will review: the basics of the NIH PAP; methods of tracking publications that cite a specific grant; how to use My NCBI to add, modify and review awards; how to add a delegate to your My NCBI account; how to use the NIH Manuscript Submission System to upload and approve manuscripts; and troubleshooting advice presented by Library and CTSC staff.
Noon to 1:30pm (presentation and Q & A) January 28, 2015, CTSC 1444 (Auditorium)
Registration information here
Questions? Please contact
Amy Studer acstuder@ucdavis.edu (916) 734‑0206
Public Health Expert Searcher
Join us for this hands-on workshop and learn tricks for identifying hard-to-find resources in public health. After exploring PubMed Special Queries and MeSH, will move onto other relevant library databases, and publicly accessible resources. If you have a laptop, please bring it to class.
See our Description of Classes for scheduled sessions.
Questions? Need a different time? Please contact
Amy Studer acstuder@ucdavis.edu (916) 734‑0206
Veterinary Medicine: Finding and Managing the Literature
This session covers database selection, how to order an article, effective searching strategies, setting up automatic updates, and exporting to Endnote. If you have a laptop, please bring it to class.
See our Description of Classes for scheduled sessions.
Questions? Need a different time? Please contact
Mary Wood mwwood@ucdavis.edu (530) 754‑9122
EndNote in the Health Sciences District
Want to manage and use the literature you gather better? Sessions cover how to collect, store, organize, and retrieve articles with Endnote; how to create and format references for your own papers, posters or publications using the right style for the occasion (JAVMA, NEJM, Science, NLM Style, and thousands more); and how to attach and access the full text of those articles, and to keep personal notes about the articles you have read. Bring your laptop if possible.
See our Description of Classes for scheduled sessions.
Questions? Please contact
Deanna Johnson, deejohnson@ucdavis.edu, (530) 752‑3271
Searching Environmental Health Databases
Explore TOXNET and other environmental health-related databases, such as Hazardous Substances Data Bank and LiverTox. Workshop will focus on locating health-related environmental and toxicology data and literature references. If you have a laptop, please bring it to class.
See our Description of Classes for scheduled sessions.
Questions? Need a different time? Please contact
Mary Wood mwwood@ucdavis.edu (530) 754‑9122

Librarians

Contact for assistance

Bruce Abbott
Reference & Instruction Librarian
btabbott@ucdavis.edu — (916) 734‑3529
Amy Studer
Reference & Instruction Librarian
acstuder@ucdavis.edu — (916) 734‑0206
Deanna Johnson
Reference & Instruction Librarian
deejohnson@ucdavis.edu — (530) 752‑3271
Mary Wood
Reference & Instruction Librarian
mwwood@ucdavis.edu — (530) 754‑9122