CHLA ABSC Conference June 2015 (Early Bird Discount Ends May 1st)

Continuing Education at CHLA/ABSC June 19th 2015 in Vancouver BC
Save your PD funds: early bird registration discount is May 1st – this Friday (why pay more?)
Full details at:
Contact us with questions:  2015.CE@chla-absc.ca
1)      ABCs of Research Impact:  Altmetrics, Bibliometrics and Citations (morning)
Guess what? You’re not the only librarian or researcher confused by altmetrics, bibliometrics and new ways to measure research impact. With new research metrics there is a lot to learn!
Come to this session on June 19th and get your ABCs on the topic. Be the “go to” person and use tools to handle questions from researchers within your organizations.
2)      Advanced PubMed Searching (afternoon)
Want to develop your search skills in PubMed?  Bring your PubMed “challenges” to this hands-on session and learn how to solve them. Session is open to librarians, library technicians, health professionals, consumers.  Basic familiarity of PubMed is required.
3)      Don’t Panic:  You CAN Find Health Statistics (afternoon)
The title of this session says it all, and is music to librarians, library technicians, researchers, health professionals and consumers. Learn systematic approaches and effective methods to find….health statistics.  Participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own laptops.
Presenters:   Dagmara Chojecki & Liza Chan, John W. Scott Health Sciences Library, University of Alberta and Institute of Health Economics (IHE)
4)      An Introduction to Systematic Review Methods and the Librarian’s Role (morning)
Do you want to participate as a member of the research team for systematic reviews? This introduction will help you build the basic skills you need to take on new roles. Learn the steps in conducting a systematic review, and your role, from a skilled librarian who does it every day.
Presenter: Mimi Doyle-Waters, MA, MLIS Centre for Clinical Epidemiology & Evaluation
5)      Preparing for your Leadership Role (morning) – standalone or pre-requisite to Part II
Preparing for and Developing your Leadership Role (full-day) Part I is pre-requisite 
Librarians, vendors and would-be leaders: listen up! Want to lead, but don’t know where to start? Want to take a leadership role but don’t know how? This course can help you find your way with instructors from six organizations who learned at the Harvard Leadership Institute.
Take the half-day morning class to get the leadership basics.
Take the full-day course if you need to develop your style!
 Presenters:  Lindsay Alcock, Head, Public Services, Health Sciences Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland, in conjunction with instructors (all graduates of the Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians).
6)      Waves of Grey:  How to Search Grey Literature Effectively (full day)
Put your diving gear on for this session and avoid drowning in grey literature. This hands-on workshop, led by information experts at CADTH, will provide practical advice, tools and tips to navigate grey literature in healthcare. Build your expert search skills in this full day session.
Presenters:   Amanda Hodgson and Monika Mierzwinski-Urban, Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health – CADTH

 

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