Instructional Services

Instruction available:

  • Introduction to the Kornhauser Library and its services and facilities.
  • Using the library catalog to locate books, journals, audiovisuals, and other materials held in the UofL Libraries.
  • Medline classes including beginning and advanced sessions for searching with Ovid and using PubMed
  • Historical collections at the Kornhauser Library
  • Using electronic resources to find journal articles and other information,
  • Effective use of Google and appropriate use of web-based information.
  • Advanced level search instruction tailored to your needs.
  • Searching other databases for the literature of the biomedical sciences including Science Citation Index, SciFinder Scholar, and the CSA collection of databases
  • Using bibliographic databases in the social sciences to support multidisciplinary research, including ERIC (education) and Sociological Abstracts
  • Learning the benefits of citation management software, i.e., ReferenceManager and EndNote.
  • Introduction to the publication process
  • Table of Contents and article and topical search updating services

Instruction formats include:

  • Classroom instruction with hands-on experience can be scheduled at the instructor's convenience, either in the Adams History Room on the 3rd floor of the Library, or the IT classroom in the B building, or at another computer equipped facility on the HSC campus. Classes taught in the Adams Room can make use of 6 wireless laptop computers for hands-on instruction.
  • Small group instruction in the library.
  • Tours and orientations to the library and its services.
  • "House calls" by librarians to offices and laboratories.
  • Consultation on implementing health sciences information literacy into instructional programs is available.
  • Printed handouts and brochures describing the various services and electronic resources are available in the library and online.

For more information call Michel Atlas at 852-8534.