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Learning Resource Center (LRC)

Goals & Objectives

This is a mandatory two-session workshop for 1st year medical students covering the following topics:

  • Introduction to library services and resources
  • Exploring specialized medical literature
  • Performing Pubmed searches (at basic and advanced levels)
  • Finding your learning issues
  • Analyzing cases and developing search strategies

At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Identify the various services and resources available at the library
  • Identify the different kinds of medical sources available
  • Use Pubmed effectively in finding information
  • Develop a search strategy
  • Select appropriate sources relevant to your learning issues
  • Analyze cases using the PICO framework
  • Manage search results
  • Correctly cite sources

Quick Poll 1

What kind of mobile phone do you own?

Quick Poll 1
Android: 25 votes (21.74%)
Blackberry: 0 votes (0%)
iPhone: 87 votes (75.65%)
Windows Mobile: 1 votes (0.87%)
Other (including multiple devices): 2 votes (1.74%)
None: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 115

Quick Poll 2

Where do you look for health information first?

Quick Poll 2
Google: 86 votes (76.11%)
Pubmed: 8 votes (7.08%)
WebMD: 7 votes (6.19%)
Wikipedia: 6 votes (5.31%)
Don't Know: 6 votes (5.31%)
Total Votes: 113

Subject Guide

Angela Lee
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