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Information Tools for Collaboration:         Scopus & RefWorksMarch 12, 201314h00 to 17h00Robin Featherstone, MLISLiaison ...
ObjectivesBy the end of the workshop, you will be ableto:1. Find published research using the    Scopus database2. Organiz...
Agenda•   Scopus – Intro., Demo. & Exercises•   BREAK•   RefWorks – Intro., Demo. & Exercises•   BREAK•   Resources•   Sum...
What is Scopus?   • “Largest abstract and citation database of     peer-reviewed literature”        Scopus Content as of O...
Additional Scopus Features- Document statistics   - Metrics: journal     - Global institutional- H-index               ran...
DemonstrationStart at: www.mcgill.ca/library
Scopus Exercises1. What is the H-index of Jerry L. Avorn?2. How many references are there for this article?   How many tim...
BREAK – 10 MINS
What is RefWorks?• Reference management software with collaboration tools• Free to McGill faculty, staff and students• Web...
Unique Features of RefWorks• RefMobile: Mobile access to your account• RefShare: Share citations with anyone• RefGrab-It: ...
RefShare• Create & share a web page of your  references
RefGrab-It• Create a reference from a web page
DemonstrationStart at: www.mcgill.ca/library
RefWorks Exercises1. Export the following from Scopus to RefWorks:  a.   Silverman, Henry J., et al. "Perceived comfort le...
BREAK – 10 MINS
Resources• Scopus training videos:  http://trainingdesk.elsevier.com/products/Sco  pus• Comparison of reference management...
Other Library Workshops• MyResearch (module 4 covers analytic  tools in Scopus):  http://www.mcgill.ca/library/library-  a...
Summary Quiz
Final Exercise: Putting it All               Together• Using Scopus and RefWorks, create an  electronic reading list for a...
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  1. 1. Information Tools for Collaboration: Scopus & RefWorksMarch 12, 201314h00 to 17h00Robin Featherstone, MLISLiaison Librarian, Life Sciences Libraryrobin.featherstone@mcgill.caSlides: http://www.slideshare.net/featherr
  2. 2. ObjectivesBy the end of the workshop, you will be ableto:1. Find published research using the Scopus database2. Organize and share references using the citation manager RefWorks
  3. 3. Agenda• Scopus – Intro., Demo. & Exercises• BREAK• RefWorks – Intro., Demo. & Exercises• BREAK• Resources• Summary Quiz• Final Exercise
  4. 4. What is Scopus? • “Largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature” Scopus Content as of October Scopus (Total: ~19,500 journals) 2012 Life Sciences Web of Science Health 16% (Total: ~12,000 Sciences journals) 33% Social Sciences 21% Medline Physical Sciences (Total: 5640 30% journals)Scopus vs. Web of Science: http://hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/index.php/Scopus_vs._Web_of_Science
  5. 5. Additional Scopus Features- Document statistics - Metrics: journal - Global institutional- H-index rankings, impact output- Citation statistics statistics - Associated authors - Counts, documents, - Subject area citations concentrations
  6. 6. DemonstrationStart at: www.mcgill.ca/library
  7. 7. Scopus Exercises1. What is the H-index of Jerry L. Avorn?2. How many references are there for this article? How many times has it been cited?Chan, Isaac S., and Geoffrey S. Ginsburg. "Personalizedmedicine: progress and promise." Annual review of genomicsand human genetics 12 (2011): 217-244.3. Which article on the topic of comparative effectiveness research and medical education has been cited the most?
  8. 8. BREAK – 10 MINS
  9. 9. What is RefWorks?• Reference management software with collaboration tools• Free to McGill faculty, staff and students• Web-based – can access anywhere
  10. 10. Unique Features of RefWorks• RefMobile: Mobile access to your account• RefShare: Share citations with anyone• RefGrab-It: Create citations from websites
  11. 11. RefShare• Create & share a web page of your references
  12. 12. RefGrab-It• Create a reference from a web page
  13. 13. DemonstrationStart at: www.mcgill.ca/library
  14. 14. RefWorks Exercises1. Export the following from Scopus to RefWorks: a. Silverman, Henry J., et al. "Perceived comfort level of medical students and residents in handling clinical ethics issues." Journal of medical ethics 39.1 (2013): 55-58. a. References from the citation above1. Create a new folder called “Students and Ethics”2. Create a RefShare page for your new folder
  15. 15. BREAK – 10 MINS
  16. 16. Resources• Scopus training videos: http://trainingdesk.elsevier.com/products/Sco pus• Comparison of reference management software: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_re ference_management_software• RefWorks training materials: http://www.refworks.com/content/path_learn/c ontent.asp
  17. 17. Other Library Workshops• MyResearch (module 4 covers analytic tools in Scopus): http://www.mcgill.ca/library/library- assistance/workshops/view- workshop/myresearch• RefWorks: http://apps.library.mcgill.ca/workshops- and-tours/view-by-workshop/56
  18. 18. Summary Quiz
  19. 19. Final Exercise: Putting it All Together• Using Scopus and RefWorks, create an electronic reading list for a course on knowledge translation and medical education• Send a link to your reading list to: robin.featherstone@mcgill.caBonus points: include a website in yourreferences
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