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Galter Health Sciences Library Classes

Modified: September 26, 2016

Galter Health Sciences Library offers a variety of instructional classes to learn how to use tools like Endnote at no cost to Northwestern University faculty, staff, postdocs, and students!  Check out more here!  Questions?  Contact the Galter staff here.


Upcoming Classes: All are at 12pm in the Learning Resources Center (unless otherwise noted)

  • EndNote - Thursday, October 6, 2016  (More Info)
  • PubMed - Thursday, October 13, 2016 (More Info)
  • Scopus - Monday, October 17, 2016  (More Info)
  • DigitalHub: Preserving and Sharing Your Work Using NM's Repository - Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 2:00 PM at Learning Resources Center (More Info)
  • EndNote for Mac Users - Thursday, October 27, 2016 12:00 PM at Library Classroom (1-407) (More Info)

Classes meet for approximately 1 hour and are free to Galter Library affiliates. Classes fill up quickly and registration is recommended. For complete class descriptions and to register, go to the "Classes" section of the Galter Library website.


Learning Resources CenterNeed assistance with the new NIH Biosketch?

Do your "contributions to science" in the new NIH Biosketch section feel rather flat? Want to reinforce just how impactful your work is? Galter Health Sciences Library has ideas for highlighting the impact of your research. Jog your memory of all the research outputs from your work with this resource.


OpenHelix tutorial via Galter Library

The Galter Health Sciences Library licenses the OpenHelix tutorial suite for Northwestern University users. OpenHelix produces extensive high-quality tutorials and training materials on over 100 powerful and popular genomics resources. As a Galter Library or NU user, you can access the entire suite of materials. Start accessing the OpenHelix tutorial suite.


Galter Library Introduces the Research Computer Cluster

The Galter Health Sciences Library's Learning Resources Center has a group of 6 computers equipped with software packages dedicated to handling statistical and bioinformatics workflows. This pod of research computers loaded with specialized analytical, statistical and visualization software allows you to crunch preliminary data for grant proposals, make figures for talks and manuscripts and try new ways of thinking about data.

Review the list of software available in the Research Computer Cluster.


Metrics and Impact Core (MIC)

The Galter Health Sciences Library houses a Metrics and Impact Core (MIC) with expertise in bibliometrics, data visualization, continuous improvement, information systems and alternative metrics. The core provides extensive advisory services for researchers, groups or departments on topics such as: developing successful publishing strategies, managing or tracking publications, maintaining an impactful online identity and moreCheck out the MIC here!


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