Information Tools for Collaboration: Scopus & RefWorksMarch 12, 201314h00 to 17h00Robin Featherstone, MLISLiaison Librarian, Life Sciences Libraryrobin.firstname.lastname@example.orgSlides: http://www.slideshare.net/featherr
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
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
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?
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
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: email@example.comBonus points: include a website in yourreferences