Tutorials

The following are tutorials for a few of the resources provided by the Scientific Library. If you need additional assistance, please contact the Library for more information.

EMBASE, Elsevier -- short tutorials with audio demonstrating various search features

EndNote, Thomson -- short tutorials with audio demonstrating how to enter and import citations, as well as cite items in a

Ensembl, recorded workshop complete with hands-on exercises

Journal Citation Reports, Thomson -- short videos with audio on impact factor and immediacy index (various languages available)

MATADOR, Short video tutorial describing how to use the Manually Annotated Targets and Drugs Online Resource

NCBI Education Page, Factsheets, tutorials and recorded webinars for all NCBI resources

NCIBI Tools and Technology Seminar Series, National Center for Integrative Biomedical Informatics (NCIBI)--archived weekly seminars

OneSearch, Short video tutorial about using the default search engine on the Scientific Library website that searches Library content and beyond

OpenHelix Tutorials, Open Helix LLC -- Genomic Resources Tutorials, some of which are free

PubMed, National Library of Medicine -- extended tutorial (self-paced, no audio) or short videos with audio on specific search functions

QUOSA - QUOSA Information Manager usage guidance

Reaxys, Short video tutorial demonstrating new features of Reaxys

Reference Manager, Thomson -- short tutorials with audio demonstrating how to enter and import citations, as well as cite items in a Microsoft Word document

ScienceDirect, Short turorials demonstrating the ScienceDirect database of journal articles and book chapters

SciFinder, Informative tutorials about how to use this online resource of the Chemical Abstracts Service

SciVerse Hub - Elsevier -- brief tutorials demonstrating SciVerse platform

SciVerse Scopus- Elsevier -- short videos showing specific search functions

UCSC Genome Browser, Online tutorials provided for UCSC by Open Helix

Web of Science, Thomson -- short videos with audio on specific search functions (various languages available)

ZINC Database and DockBlaster, Short video tutorials about finding screening compounds in ZINC and using DockBlaster

More Help

If these tutorials do not provide the information you need, help is not far away:

  • Contact the Library-- Reach us via email or by calling x1093. If we can not answer your question via email or phone, we can come to your desk to help, or you are welcome to visit us at the Libray in Building 549.
  • Classes for individuals or groups -- The Library offers many classes, and we can tailor any of them to your needs --whether for one person or for a group.