Lunch & Launch Party…You’re Invited!

August 12, 2009

Dahlgren Memorial Library invites you to a Lunch & Launch party to celebrate the arrival of two new point-of-care tools: DynaMed and Dxplain! Nibble on tasty snacks and treats while experts explain what these new resources are and how you might utilize them. All Georgetown University Medical Center and Georgetown University Hospital faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend.

Where: Dahlgren Memorial Library Reserves Room
When: Friday, August 21st between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Please visit the DynaMed or Dxplain sites for more information on the resources.

If you have any questions, please contact either:
Sarah Cantrell, Education Services Librarian or Jonathan Hartmann, Hospital Outreach Librarian.

Fall/Winter Workshops

August 7, 2009

Dahlgren Memorial Library is pleased to announce our Fall/Winter 2009 Workshop Series.
The workshops are designed to help you manage your research, expertly utilize library resources, introduce you to new tools and technologies, and, most importantly, apply these skills in real-world situations.

Workshops include:

Journal Articles: Finding the Full-Text FAST

RefWorks 101: Manage Citations & Create Bibliographies

Advanced RefWorks

Google Searching: Beyond the Basic Text Box

Google Tools: More than Just a Search

RSS Feeds: Keeping Current with the Health Literature

How Web 2.0 Enhances Research: Wikis, Apps, RSS Feeds, and More

Search like a Pro: MEDLINE (OvidSP)

Search like a Pro: CINAHL (Cumulative Index for Nursing & Allied Health Literature)

To register for a workshop, please fill out our online registration form.

Workshop location:
All workshops will be held in the Biomedical Academic Computing Center (BACC) classroom, located on the lower level of Dahlgren Memorial Library. Please check the library website for the most up-to-date information.

Who can attend?
Workshops are for the faculty, staff, and students of Georgetown University Medical Center, Georgetown University, and Georgetown University Hospital.

If you have any questions about our workshops, or would like a customized library instruction session for your class or research group, please contact Sarah Cantrell, Education Services Librarian, or call 202-687-8874.

Welcome, New Students!

August 3, 2009

This month, Dahlgren Memorial Library (DML) would like to welcome all of Georgetown University’s new students. In order to learn more about DML, Georegetown’s Health Sciences Library, we are posting a presentation as well as displaying the show on the Library’s Plasma screen on the Ground Floor.

Download the Library Orientation Presentation [PDF]

If you have specific questions about the library, feel free to contact one of the student liaisons:

Meghan Wallace
C. Scott Dorris