Invasive cardio tech library instruction class

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  • 1. Using the Internet Website evaluation Library resources Searching using the Medical Databases MedLine with Full-text PubMed DynaMed Finding a book using the online catalog Where to get help? Ask a librarian Subject guides Vancouver Referencing How to summarize How to cite When to cite
  • 2. Some of your assignments will be: Case Studies Poster Session Research Paper
  • 3. Practice search Lariat procedure Lariat device Lets look this up in Google and see what you find. Post your website to the subject guide Select the ICVT Library session tab at the top Name - student Subject - Website Comments Link
  • 4. Accuracy Is the information consistent with other sources? Are the sources of the information documented? Is the information new or does it differ from that found in other sources? Authority Is the author identified? Is it posted to a credible website?
  • 5. Coverage Is there a disclaimer on the page? Who is the intended audience? Currency When was the site last updated? What was the site last created? Design How does the page look? Is the page well-organized? Is it easy to navigate?
  • 6. Objectivity Who paid for the webpage? Is a product being marketed? Relevance Does the website contain the words from your search? Does it answer your question? Can I find a more relevant site?
  • 7. DynaMed Like using Google but you know the information is reliable Clinical rotations at Albany Medical Center will become familiar with this database Offer HVCC students remote access Evidence-based Clear, synthesized summaries of health topics Small database does not cover every topic Sample Topics: Coronary Artery Disease Cardiac Catheterization Atrial fibrillation or atrial arrythmias (arrhymias) Lariat procedure
  • 8. Located on the library database page Connected to the library journals Also located at www.pubmed.gov Not connected to the library journals Use the basic search screen Search details shows MESH and what you are searching Limits advanced search Saving Articles Full-text Free PMID # Citing PMID #
  • 9. Use the MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) The word you might use for something may not be the same word that is used in the database PMID PubMed ID
  • 10. Practice Topic Lariat Procedure LAA Left Atrial Appendage Closure device Surgical Occlusion of LAA Atrial Fibrillation and lariat Other topics Atrial Septic Defect / transesophageal echogradiogram Tetralogy of Fallot / catheterization Atrial Septic Defect / diagnosis
  • 11. Relevancy: Does it answer your question? What does the abstract say? You may not understand the whole article, but you will be able to get some information out of the full-text Scientific Article Evidence: What type of evidence is it? RCT, Case study, physician knowledge (editorial) Full-text
  • 12. Located on the library database page Select to search the MeSH; add terms as necessary Can add more than one search term in MeSH Subheadings are easy to use here Can search using field searching; different results and the MeSH may not be used Saving articles My EBSCOhost account Full-text where available PMID #
  • 13. HTML full-text This is just the text, no graphs, pictures, etc. Its a little harder to read PDF full-text This is the best copy Looks exactly like the journal page Check here for full-text May or may not own it May link to a journal that we own OR May have to interlibrary the article PMID Number Works the same way in PubMed Type in number and youll see if its available full- text and you can get a Vancouver citation
  • 14. Create an account for yourself and save your work to return to it later Save items to the folder Pro: Review your articles, create a folder for each paper you are writing Pro: Gather all of your articles in one place Pro: Its mobile! Open your MY EBSCO account and save articles to it while working in the library. Go home and sign into your MY EBSCO account and continue working. Also, see the items that have already been saved. Con: You forget to sign into My EBSCO and lose your work. Not recommended!
  • 15. My NCBI account save articles upper right hand corner save to a collection Send to clipboard for quick temporary storage
  • 16. A library service Register Receive books and journal articles that we do not own Articles will come to your HVCC email account Books will arrive at the HVCC library and are picked up at the circulation desk Interlibrary Loan does take some time plan ahead if you would like to use it
  • 17. Homepage screen shot of Subject guide PubMed iPad in library have these apps
  • 18. Library Catalog Searches books in the HVCC library World Cat Online Catalog Searches college and university libraries throughout the US and internationally DAP card Allows you to take out books in other libraries Ask for one at the HVCC Circulation Desk Bring the DAP card and HVCC ID to local college of university library to check out books
  • 19. Both Powerpoints on subject guide Contact info: Librarian Cynthia Koman c.koman@hvcc.edu or 629-7360 Writing Specialist Carol Hammond c.hammond@hvcc.edu or 629-7865

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