Darnall Medical Library (DML) offers information literacy, scientific communication, and subject-specific instructions and lectures. These courses are scheduled quarterly and are also taught upon request. DML librarians have a broad experience in Evidence Based Medicine and Scientific Communication and can develop training for your learners.
In addition to providing classes, we have links to resources that will aid you.
Training for Searching:
Training in Citation Management
Other General Classes:
This lecture introduces the process of conducting research, development of the research question and hypothesis, literature analysis, research methods, data management, and research integrity.
This lecture introduces the standards and guidelines of ethical writing, research theft and predatory publishing, plagiarism, research integrity in writing and communicating research and research data, copyright and intellectual property rights, research integrity, and research forensics used for the detection of plagiarism.
This lecture is an introduction to the writing an academic article, submission and review, authorship guidelines, copyright and intellectual property rights, research integrity, and ethics of publication.
Academic & Medical Writing: Academic Article, Case Study. (Instructor Dr. Tmanova)
This lecture accompanied by two projects on academic and medical writing is designed for clinicians and residents publishing research findings in scholarly journals. The lecture introduces the fundamentals of academic and medical writing, particularly writing research and case study articles. The literate search, analysis, and synthesis will be introduced. This lecture will discuss planning, writing, and submitting a manuscript for publication in academic journals. Two writing projects will be introduced to enhance learner skills on writing research and medical articles: abstract, introduction, material and methods, results, and discussion. Students will enhance their academic writing skills by developing proficiency in literature search, critical appraisal, and synthesis.
Scientific Communication. (Instructor Dr. Tmanova)
This lecture is an introduction to the development of a scientific presentation for communication of scholarly research.
This lecture introduces a concept of data-driven research, research data management, data management planning for grant proposals, and DoD biomedical research and data policy.
This lecture provides an overview of the purpose, structure, components, writing process of systematic review, and systematic review standards and guidelines.
Literature Informatics. (Instructor Dr. Tmanova)
This lecture introduces the analysis of multidisciplinary literature, information management, and information synthesis for the development of research studies.
Literature Review (Instructor Dr. Tmanova)
This lecture is an introduction to principles and methodology for conduction of literature review, analysis of literature, planing literature review, research development, literature analysis and synthesis, and writing literature review draft.
Research Question for a Scientific Study (Instructor Dr. Tmanova) This lecture introduces the process of research question development and planning the literature analysis for scientific studies.
Research Question for a Scientific Study (Instructor Dr. Tmanova)
This lecture introduces the process of research question development and planning the literature analysis for scientific studies.
What is Information Literacy?
"Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to 'recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information."
What are the Concepts of Information Literacy?
Information Literacy Concepts for Higher Education:
Why Do We Teach Information Literacy?
"Information literacy empowers people in all walks of life to seek, evaluate, use and create information effectively to achieve their personal, social, occupational and educational goals. It is a basic human right in a digital world and promotes social inclusion in all nations."
Alexandria Proclamation on Information Literacy and Lifelong Learning. (2005). Information literacy | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Retrieved April 29, 2016.
What Does It Mean to Be "Information Literate"?
If you have questions and need guidance with the development of information literacy courses and trainings, please contact informationist, Dr. Tmanova. Also, follow educational blog Information & Knowledge.
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