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SciFinder Database Presentation

30 Oct 2018

The University of Malta Library, in collaboration with CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, is organising two identical database presentations on SciFinder. 

The presentations will be held as follows:

Date: Friday 9th November, 2018
Time: 10.00 - 12.00
Venue: LC216 - (Lecture Centre 216)
 
Date: Friday 9th November, 2018
Time: 14.00 - 16.00 
Venue:  LC118 - (Lecture Centre 118)

The speaker for the session will be Dr. Tetiana Khristova who is the training consultant for Chemical Abstracts Service.

SciFinder is a research discovery application tool developed and maintained by CAS. It provides unlimited access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.

Aim of the presentation (Agenda):
  • CAS: a global organization of expert scientists with a successful and extended history of delivering scientific information opportunities.
  • SciFinder: Your portal to chemistry and related information
  • CAS databases: The broadest collection of scientific data
  • Online examples in SciFinder

Target audience: academics, undergraduate and postgraduate students and UM researchers from the Departments of Chemistry, Pharmacy and Biology.

Kindly register by email via reservations.lib@um.edu.mt or by phone on 2340 2541. 



Springer Nature Workshop

29 Oct 2018

The UM Library, in collaboration with Springer Nature, is organising a training workshop on Springer Nature research resources which are subscribed by the Library. The session will be led by Catalina Ramirez, Account Development Associate for Malta.

The workshops are going to be held on:
1) Thursday, 15 November 2018 at 10am - IT Lab TR105
2) Thursday, 15 November 2018 at 11am - IT Lab TR105  

Topics to be covered:
  • Overview of all the research resources subscribed by UM Library
  • Springer Nature Librarian Portal 
  • SharedIT 
  • Bookmetrix 2.0: Explore and track the impact of your books
  • Recommended: a free personalized service to help ensure that researchers no longer miss papers relevant to them
  • Springer Nature Marketing Services for Librarians 
  • Q&A

The session aims to be beneficial for library staff and to those researchers, and postgraduate students who are interested to know more about the Library subscribed research resources provided by Springer Nature.

Kindly register for one of the sessions by email via reservations.lib@um.edu.mt or by phone on 2340 2541.



EBSCO Databases Workshop

22 Oct 2018

The University of Malta Library, in collaboration with EBSCO, is organising two identical training workshops on Searching EBSCO Databases. 

The workshops are going to be held on:

1) Monday, 5 November at 09:00-11:00 - LC116
2) Monday, 5 November at 13:00-15:00 - IT Lab TR105

The aim of the workshops is to provide an overview of the subscribed EBSCO databases to those studying and researching in Medical Sciences, Health Sciences and Social Wellbeing and will focus on the following EBM databases: DynaMed Plus, CINAHL Complete, Cochrane databases including Central Register of Controlled Trials and Cochrane Methodology Register, Systematic Reviews and MEDLINE Complete.  

TAG: Evidence – EBM – EBP – Medline – MESH – Systematic Reviews – EBSCOhost – Dynamed PLUS

Target audience: Faculty of Medicine & Surgery; Health Sciences; Dental Surgery; Social Wellbeing.

The speaker for the workshop will be Ms. Alisia Poggio who is the training consultant for EBSCO. 

Kindly register by email via reservations.lib@um.edu.mt or by phone on 2340 2541. 



Proquest Databases Workshop

15 Oct 2018

The University of Malta Library, in collaboration with Proquest, is organising two identical training workshops on Proquest databases.

The workshops are going to be held at the IT Services Computer Labs:

1) Tuesday, 30 October at 09:00-10:45 – IT Lab TR105
2) Tuesday, 30 October at 11:00-12:45 – IT Lab TR105

The aim of the workshops is to cover the subscribed Proquest databases to those studying and researching in Arts, Literature, Social Sciences, Earth Sciences, Medicine & Health, Business & Economics and other multidisciplinary areas.

The speaker for the workshop will be Ms. Daniela Cason who is the training consultant for Proquest. 

Kindly register by email via reservations.lib@um.edu.mt or by phone on 2340 2541.



Library opening hours

01 Oct 2018

During the academic year the Main Library will open from:

1 October – 15 June
Monday to Friday     07:00 – 20:00
Saturday     09:00 – 12:15

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