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The Health Sciences Library offers opportunities to learn to effectively and efficiently use information resources important for research. Please contact the Information Desk at 304-691-1750 for assistance.

The following are examples of workshops that are generally offered by request:

Searching the Literature

Comprehensive Literature Searching. Learn what a comprehensive search is, which databases to include in a comprehensive search, and why it is important to be comprehensive in searching prior to a clinical trial. This workshop includes some search techniques for conducting comprehensive searches.

Searching PubMed. Focus on the advanced features of PubMed to locate evidence.

Searching the Biomedical Literature Outside of PubMed. Get familiar with biomedical databases other than PubMed, such as BIOSIS Previews and Web of Science.


Introduction to EndNote. Learn the basics of using EndNote, a bibliographic manager available to Marshall faculty, staff, and students.