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A Social Work Research Guide

Social work research guide

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Brown School Library Sessions

Feel free to attend the following sessions.  The sessions offer hands-on instruction. 
A list of Brown School Library sessions with calendar icons is available at:
https://wustl.libcal.com/calendar/brownschoollibrary

Tips for Using Course Reserves
Learn how to find and use the Brown School course reserves located in the Library Catalog and Ares.
          Please email the Library for a one-on-one or small group appointment @ brownlibrary@wustl.edu
Catalog of Library Materials
Learn how to search the catalog, request WUSTL items, set up a reading history, and renew checked out items.  No registration needed.
          By appointment or Recorded session
Don’t Sign Your Rights Away: Author's Rights
Hope to publish an article in the future? Learn how to retain your copyrights so you can freely use your own work for teaching, scholarly, and professional activities.  Otherwise, you may have to pay the publisher in order to use your own work.  Learn about WUSTL's open access repository for articles. No registration needed.
          By appointment or PowerPoint slides
Evidence-Based Resources
Learn about the evidence-based resources.  Covers evidence-based databases, websites, and filters.  These resources should save you some time when doing evidence-based assignments.  No registration needed.
          By appointment or Tutorial
Finding Similar Phrases
Learn how to find similar phrases in order to expand your database search.  Covers the research guide tab, database thesauri, database words, and a thesaurus.  No registration needed.
          By appointment or Recorded session
GIS Week in November  (Geographic Information Systems)
          Expected November 2022
Green Get-It Button
Learn how to use the green get-it button to retrieve full text items. Learn what to do when the full text doesn't display. No registration needed.
          By appointment or Recorded session
Interlibrary Loan (Mobius and Illiad)
WUSTL cannot buy every book and journal that is available.  Learn how to use the interlibrary loan system to request items that WUSTL does not own.  No registration needed.
          By appointment or Recorded session
Library Resources After Graduation
Learn about the library resources that are available to you after you graduate.  No registration needed.
          August 2,  12:15 - 12:45 p.m. via Zoom
          August 3,  8:00 - 9:00 p.m. via Zoom
          August 4,  3:30 - 4:00 p.m. via Zoom
          By appointment or PowerPoint
Medline via PubMed: A Fantastic, Free Health Database
Learn how to effectively search PubMed for public health, psychological, and therapeutic information. Covers MeSH searching, applying limits, using the search history, changing the results display, accessing full text, using the evidence-based clinical queries, and more.  No registration needed.
          By appointment or Recorded session
Open Access Month (October)
         
Expected October 2022
REDCap Workshop - Formatting a REDCap E-Consent Survey to Match the Informed Consent Document
REDCap is a secure, web-based application for building and managing online databases and surveys...Use it to collect and manage research data.  If you do not already have a REDCap account OR you are using Version 7 of REDCap, please go to https://redcap.wustl.edu, and click “REDCap Version 9 Production Server” to register for an account prior to attending a workshop.
     Please register: https://becker.wustl.edu/civicrm?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/event/register&reset=1&id=536
          August 18,  noon - 1:00 p.m., via Zoom
REDCap Workshop - Modifying a REDCap E-Consent Survey
REDCap is a secure, web-based application for building and managing online databases and surveys...Use it to collect and manage research data.  If you do not already have a REDCap account OR you are using Version 7 of REDCap, please go to https://redcap.wustl.edu, and click “REDCap Version 9 Production Server” to register for an account prior to attending a workshop.
     Please register: https://becker.wustl.edu/civicrm?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/event/register&reset=1&id=540
          August 25,  noon - 1:30 p.m., via Zoom
Search Strategies for Database Searching  
Learn about the basic search strategies and use them in a database search in order to find relevant articles. Covers Boolean Operators, truncation, phrase searching, field qualification, proximity operators, using the search history, and applying limits. No registration needed.  
          By appointment or Tutorial
Social Explorer Census & Social Statistics    
Learn how to use Social Explorer for census and social statistics.  Generate maps.  Overview of the 2010 census and the American Community Survey.  Produce statistical reports through the Premade, Keyword, and table features (age, race, households, education, income, etc.).  No registration needed.
          By appointment
Social Welfare/Policy Library Resources    
Learn about library resources that may help you with your social welfare/policy assignments. Covers Congress.gov, ProQuest Congressional, CQ Researcher, PAIS, and more.  No registration needed.
          By appointment
Tour the Brown School Library    
Take a walking tour of the Brown School Library and learn where the resources are located.  No registration needed.         
          August 29,  12:15 - 12:45 p.m., Brown Hall, Room 300
          August 30,  12:15 - 12:45 p.m., Brown Hall, Room 300
          September 1,  12:15 - 12:45 p.m., Brown Hall, Room 300
          September 2,  12:15 - 12:45 p.m., Brown Hall, Room 300
Zotero Citation Manager
Learn how to use Zotero to organize citations and create APA bibliographies.  No registration needed.
          By appointment or Recorded session
Here is the above list in chronological order:
August 2,  12:15 - 12:45 p.m., Library Resources After Graduation, via Zoom
August 3,  8:00 - 9:00 p.m., Library Resources After Graduation, via Zoom
August 4,  3:30 - 4:00 p.m., Library Resources After Graduation, via Zoom
August 18,  noon - 1:00 p.m., REDCap - Formatting a REDCap E-Consent Survey via Zoom
August 25,  noon - 1:30 p.m., REDCap - Modifying a REDCap E-Consent Survey via Zoom
August 29, 12:15-12:45 p.m., Tour the Brown School Library, Brown Hall, Room 300
August 30, 12:15-12:45 p.m., Tour the Brown School Library, Brown Hall, Room 300
September 1, 12:15-12:45 p.m., Tour the Brown School Library, Brown Hall, Room 300
September 2, 12:15-12:45 p.m., Tour the Brown School Library, Brown Hall, Room 300

Additional Sessions at WUSTL

Brown School Library Session Handouts