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Academic Research & Library Tools

    Training dates will be posted soon.

If you would like to request an Academic Research and Library Tools training session, please contact Ask A Librarian at askalibrarian@jefferson.edu.


Bibliographic Management: Introduction to RefWorks
Stop typing your bibliographies. Sign-up for this workshop to acquaint yourself with how to use RefWorks for the first time. More than 6,400 Jeffersonians use RefWorks, a web-based database and bibliography creation program, available from Scott Library. Learn to create, organize, and access personal databases of bibliographic citations. Save time and let RefWorks format your bibliography for you. We'll show you how to use Refworks to import, export, search, and format citations, and use RefShare to collaborate and share databases with your colleagues.

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Conducting Research with Knowledge-Based Databases, Search Engines and Managing Your Citations with RefWorks 2.0
This 3-hour workshop will cover PubMed, Scopus, Google and Google Scholar and how to use RefWorks 2.0 to manage your citations for publication. This workshop is designed for all Jefferson researchers. We’ll move from introductory concepts to more advanced search techniques. If you need to organize citations and aim to expedite your research output this workshop will help.

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LabArchives for Beginners: Classroom Edition
A brief overview of the major features and benefits of the LabArchives Classroom Edition. Directed to new users wishing to get the most out of the service in a short period of time.

Please register for upcoming sessions using the links below. Questions? Contact us at LASupport@jefferson.edu.


Friday 8/9 1:00 pm EDT
Classroom Edition Intro Webinar registration

Friday 9/13 1:00 pm EDT
Classroom Edition Intro Webinar registration

Friday 10/18 1:00 pm EDT
Classroom Edition Intro Webinar registration

Friday 11/22 1:00 pm EDT
Classroom Edition Intro Webinar registration


LabArchives for Beginners: Professional Edition
A brief overview of the major features and benefits of the LabArchives Professional Edition. Directed to new users wishing to get the most out of the service in a short period of time.

Please register for upcoming sessions using the links below. Questions? Contact us at LASupport@jefferson.edu.

Friday 8/9 12:00 pm EDT
Professional Edition Intro Webinar registration

Friday 9/13 12:00 pm EDT
Professional Edition Intro Webinar registration

Friday 10/18 12:00 pm EDT
Professional Edition Intro Webinar registration

Friday 11/22 12:00 pm EDT
Professional Edition Intro Webinar registration


Take Advantage of the Jefferson Digital Commons for Shameless Self-Promotion
It's a win-win academic opportunity--promote your Jefferson research and publishing efforts to the world by participating in the Jefferson Digital Commons (JDC). The JDC increases your visibility. With over 7,700 different archived full-text resources including academic articles, posters, preprints, videos, images, teaching materials and newsletters you get permanent public space for all types of files AND your work is indexed by search engines like Google. Receive monthly alerts notifying you how many times your works have been downloaded. Create a faculty researcher page. Use the JDC as a university press and publish your department newsletters or create a new journal. Learn how the JDC complements Xythos and the Faculty Interests Database. The JDC is free to all Jeffersonians.

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