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World of Science Graduate school 2010 : The Library & You.

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World of Science Graduate school 2010 : The Library & You.

  1. 1. The Medical Library &The Medical Library & ……..…….. Jacqueline Limpens, PhDJacqueline Limpens, PhD Heleen DyserinckHeleen Dyserinck World of Science-Graduate School, November
  2. 2. The Medical Library?The Medical Library? 1.1. Book shelves?Book shelves? 2.2. Collection?Collection? 3.3. A study area?A study area?
  3. 3. The Medical Library?The Medical Library? 1.1. Book shelves?Book shelves? 2.2. Collection?Collection? 3.3. A study area?A study area? 4.4. An absolute silence area?An absolute silence area? 5.5. A website?A website? 6.6. Help? Courses?Help? Courses? 7.7. (A bit of) all?(A bit of) all? Palin cooking the books. From: http://backalleytabernacle.com/?m=200809
  4. 4. The Medical Library?The Medical Library? 1.1. Book shelves?Book shelves? 2.2. Collection?Collection? 3.3. A study area?A study area? 4.4. An absolute silence area?An absolute silence area? 5.5. A website?A website? 6.6. Help? Courses?Help? Courses? 7.7. (A bit of) all?(A bit of) all? 8.8. Not 4 me!Not 4 me! Profile jorge cham author of phdcomicscom at http://www.scriptphd.com/ (2009/06/11)
  5. 5. Bookshelves?Bookshelves? University of Amsterdam in 1877University of Amsterdam in 1877
  6. 6. Bookshelves?Bookshelves? Medical Library AMC in 2010 (October)Medical Library AMC in 2010 (October)
  7. 7. BooksBooks
  8. 8. CollectionCollection BooksBooks E-books - 2500E-books - 2500 E-journals – 7000 titlesE-journals – 7000 titles DatabasesDatabases
  9. 9. WebsiteWebsite
  10. 10. Easy Access also from HomeEasy Access also from Home Nieuw: https://sec.amc.nl http://www.flickr.com/photos/criminalintent/1130781560/ https://literatuur.amc.nl
  11. 11. A place to studyA place to study
  12. 12. Searching InformationSearching Information
  13. 13. GoogleGoogle ISIS used often byused often by PhD’s/doctorsPhD’s/doctors Does mobilization make cancer patients feel less tired?
  14. 14. Some Major ProblemsSome Major Problems Ranking/Relevance?Ranking/Relevance? Credibility?Credibility? Asking the right questionsAsking the right questions Search literacySearch literacy Number of hitsNumber of hits
  15. 15. Number of Controlled TrialsNumber of Controlled Trials Bastian H, Glasziou P, Chalmers I. Seventy-five trials and eleven systematic reviews a day: how will we ever keep up? PLoS Med. 2010 Sep 21;7(9)
  16. 16. SolutionsSolutions  Ask the right questions & ask the questions rightAsk the right questions & ask the questions right  Distinguish background & foreground questionsDistinguish background & foreground questions  Choose the right databaseChoose the right database  Know how to search itKnow how to search it  Know how to filterKnow how to filter http://www.flickr.com/photos/verbeeldingskr8/3638834128/
  17. 17. CasusCasus Is mobilization an effective way of treatingIs mobilization an effective way of treating the extreme tiredness cancer patients arethe extreme tiredness cancer patients are confronted with?confronted with?
  18. 18. 4 Irrelevant hits! What is wrong?4 Irrelevant hits! What is wrong?
  19. 19. 4 Irrelevant hits! What is wrong?4 Irrelevant hits! What is wrong? Wrong translation of PubMed in MeSH (controlled terms): "metabolism"[Subheading] OR "metabolism"[All Fields] OR "mobilization"[All Fields] OR "metabolism"[MeSH Terms] OR "mobilization"[All Fields] Truncation *: doesn’t map with MeSH: Tired* doesn’t map with fatigue
  20. 20. Good results but too muchGood results but too much for some aimsfor some aims
  21. 21. How you can deal with this..How you can deal with this.. Follow our courses & you will know.
  22. 22. You can also take a course on EBMYou can also take a course on EBM And learn other databases like TRIP, that facilitate finding good evidence
  23. 23. You can also take a course on EBMYou can also take a course on EBM And learn other databases like TRIP, that facilitate finding good evidence + TIPS and Tricks in PubMed + making PICO’s etc
  24. 24. Web of ScienceWeb of Science Reference ManagerReference Manager
  25. 25. Some tools might suit you betterSome tools might suit you better Please let us know if you would like to hear more about it http://scienceoftheinvisible.blogspot.com/2http://blog.novoseek.com/index.php/resources/a-review-of-the-main-reference-management-softwares.html/
  26. 26. A search for a Systematic ReviewA search for a Systematic Review CENTRAL In MEDLINE EMBASE
  27. 27. ASK US
  28. 28. Finally you write your papers…Finally you write your papers… "I hope we have been of some help to you" www.phdcomics.com

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