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Jun 17, 2019

Jun 17, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your citations. The class will be hands-on and there will be time for questions at the end.

Jun 18, 2019

Jun 18, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX analytics training TriNetX Analytics is a new functionality within the TriNetX toolset. You will be able to explore and compare cohorts, review cohort characteristics and compare outcomes of interest. We will demonstrate how to use these tools and give examples on best practices for when to use these different measures. After this training you will have a basic understanding of the Analytics toolset and how it can be applied to research questions for your studies. Registrati...

Jun 18, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Twitter is more than just a social media tool. It has developed into a vibrant real-time information network used by health care providers, scholars, and scientists. Come to this hands-on session to learn the basics of twitter, advanced techniques such as searching, and examples of its use in the Health Sciences.

Jun 19, 2019

Jun 19, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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This is a beginners course. In this session you will learn: - Outlook Customization (i.e. Creating Out of Office message) - Outlook Organization (i.e. adding folders) - Working with Calendar (i.e. how to create a meeting) - Working with Email (Best Practices) - Email Time Management

Jun 19, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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REDCap advanced-1 training This course assumes participants have a basic understanding of building instruments and surveys in REDCap. This training will cover advanced features of REDCap instruments and fields. We'll demonstrate how action tags can perform an action on a field, how data can be piped from one field to another, how using biomedical ontologies can standardize your data, and how to use validated instruments from the shared library. After this training you will have knowledge ...

Jun 19, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This class will focus on tips and techniques for carrying out a successful literature search in support of a systematic review. Topics will include techniques for developing search strategies, deciding which databases to search and how to seek out grey literature for a given topic. There will also be discussion on selecting journals for hand searching, documenting search strategies, and saving and organizing references. NOTE: We suggest that “Nuts and Bolts of a Systematic Review” be take...

Jun 25, 2019

Jun 25, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 26 million bibliographic citations in life sciences. This one-hour session will show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques.

Jun 26, 2019

Jun 26, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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This class will teach participants how to use tools such as Ulrich’s, Journal Citation Reports, Web of Science, and Scopus to determine the impact that journals, articles, and authors have had on a particular field. Topics such as impact factors, Eigenfactors, and H-indices will also be discussed. Students must bring their own laptops.

Jul 9, 2019

Jul 9, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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For those already using Endnote, this class teaches you to maximize the tool. You’ll learn about the Endnote options for sharing so that you can collaborate effectively. From exporting and importing to syncing and sharing, this class will help you manage your information seamlessly on the desktop, on the web, and on mobile device.

Jul 9, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX training This training will provide an in depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies. Registration Regi...

Jul 9, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the UI College of Pharmacy will host Regional Preceptor Development Continuing Education Programs throughout the state of Iowa. Program Title: "Integrating Effective Feedback into Your Experiential Rotation" Event Description: This presentation will focus on what feedback is, what it is NOT and highlight its importance to a student’s professional development. Participants will identify barriers to feedback and how these may be overcome...

Jul 10, 2019

Jul 10, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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REDCap Basic Hands-On Training This training is a basic overview of REDCap. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap. Registration Registration is required and limited to 8 people for each REDCap Training session.  Register here.

Jul 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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EMBASE is a biomedical and pharmaceutical database containing bibliographic records with abstracts. Although there is overlap with records from PubMed, there are also many unique records. This hands-on session will show you how to conduct basic searches using EMBASE’s quick search box, how to conduct searches using EMTREE subject headings, and how to use subheadings for drug and disease topics.

Jul 11, 2019

Jul 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Both databases are multidisciplinary and allow you to measure scholarly impact. This hands-on session will show you • how to quickly find the articles you need for you research or systematic review in each database • how to track an article’s cited and citing references in each database • how to find journal ‘Impact Factors’ using the Journal Citation Reports of Web of Science • how to determine an author’s h-index • how to identify a researcher and her/his publication track with S...

Jul 15, 2019

Jul 15, 2019

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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• Open to:  social work undergraduate students (Selected Aspects of Social Work Course SSW:3799) graduate students from health, education, law and social work practicing social workers and other professionals from the community (CEUs available for a fee)   • This 2-day intensive course allows participants to understand refugee and immigrant needs and strengths on micro, mezzo, and macro levels, with a focus on increasing participants’ competence and skill in practical day-t...

Jul 16, 2019

Jul 16, 2019

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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• Open to:  social work undergraduate students (Selected Aspects of Social Work Course SSW:3799) graduate students from health, education, law and social work practicing social workers and other professionals from the community (CEUs available for a fee)   • This 2-day intensive course allows participants to understand refugee and immigrant needs and strengths on micro, mezzo, and macro levels, with a focus on increasing participants’ competence and skill in practical day-t...

Jul 16, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your citations. The class will be hands-on and there will be time for questions at the end.

Jul 16, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX analytics training TriNetX Analytics is a new functionality within the TriNetX toolset. You will be able to explore and compare cohorts, review cohort characteristics and compare outcomes of interest. We will demonstrate how to use these tools and give examples on best practices for when to use these different measures. After this training you will have a basic understanding of the Analytics toolset and how it can be applied to research questions for your studies. Registrati...

Jul 17, 2019

Jul 17, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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REDCap advanced-2 training This course assumes participants have a basic understanding of building instruments and surveys in REDCap. This training will cover the longitudinal module and using smart variables to create more dynamic and context specific logic.  After this training you will have knowledge of advanced options for the longitudinal module and using smart variables. Registration Registration is required and limited to 8 people for each REDCap Training session.  Registe...

Jul 17, 2019

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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In this workshop you will learn how to use EndNote to:  Collect references for articles, books, websites, and other sources using Google Scholar, InfoHawk+, and popular databases like Web of Science and Scopus; Organize your references into groups and share your reference library with collaborators; Use the Cite While You Write plugin for Microsoft Word to insert citations into your papers and format them into thousands of different styles. EndNote Web is available for free to...

Jul 17, 2019

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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  The University of Iowa provides High Performance Computing (HPC) environment with Argon Cluster. This HPC system is dedicated to open science, and features 612 compute nodes with 15,000 processing cores and more than 147 graphics processing units (including GPUs and nodes that were purchased by investors). "Intro to HPC (using Argon)" is a two-hour introductory session intended for anyone who plans to use Argon for their research, and features the following lessons: How to make...

Jul 17, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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The NIH Public Access Policy, which assures that all articles arising from NIH-sponsored research are freely available within a year after publication, is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to changes in the scholarly publishing. Participants will learn more about these trends and to discuss experiences with publishing.

Jul 18, 2019

Jul 18, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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  This course discusses what communication and professionalism is and nine behavioral skills for interpersonal effectiveness. The course also discusses how professionalism is judged and tools to support being a professional. In addition, you will learn techniques for in-person, telephone, and e-mail interactions.

Jul 22, 2019

Jul 22, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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What is ORCID? Why would you want one? This session will discuss ORCID, how researchers can benefit from having one, and how ORCID connects with other information systems. This will also be a hands-on workshop where everyone will have the chance to create their own ORCID and learn the most efficient ways to populate their profile with their publications.

Jul 24, 2019

Jul 24, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 26 million bibliographic citations in life sciences. This one-hour session will show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques.

Jul 25, 2019

Jul 25, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The purpose of this workshop is to explain research data management and its importance, help identify some common data management issues, and learn about best practices and resources that are available to assist researchers.

Aug 1, 2019

Aug 1, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Overwhelmed by the number of databases offered on nucleotide sequences, genes and proteins? Wondering which database you should start with? Learn essential databases and some tips in this session that is designed for anyone who needs information about genes and proteins. To gather fast and reliable information about both, we will focus on databases such as those from NCBI and EBI, or, eg, Uniprot.

Aug 2, 2019

Aug 2, 2019

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

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MyCap training MyCap makes it easy for researchers to capture participant/patient reported outcomes using mobile devices. We will demonstrate a how a participant interacts with MyCap, how the REDCap Team constructs instruments and tasks and how a research study team can enroll participants, message participants, view and interact with participant data. After this training you will have a an understanding of how to use REDCap MyCap. Registration Registration is required and limited t...

Aug 5, 2019

Aug 5, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your citations. The class will be hands-on and there will be time for questions at the end.

Aug 6, 2019

Aug 6, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This course will cover how to search for Hardin Library resources including books and journals and how to request materials not owned by the libraries. Participants will also be introduced to our available databases, subject guides, and services. Optional tour of library spaces after session. This course can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular group.

Aug 13, 2019

Aug 13, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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What is ORCID? Why would you want one? This session will discuss ORCID, how researchers can benefit from having one, and how ORCID connects with other information systems. This will also be a hands-on workshop where everyone will have the chance to create their own ORCID and learn the most efficient ways to populate their profile with their publications.

Aug 13, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX training This training will provide an in depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies. Registration Regi...

Aug 14, 2019

Aug 14, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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REDCap Basic Hands-On Training This training is a basic overview of REDCap. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap. Registration Registration is required and limited to 8 people for each REDCap Training session.  Register here.

Aug 15, 2019

Aug 15, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources with Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh], a free, easy-to-use web browser tool. Learn more at our hands on session and start gathering your materials in Zotero right away.

Aug 20, 2019

Aug 20, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX analytics training TriNetX Analytics is a new functionality within the TriNetX toolset. You will be able to explore and compare cohorts, review cohort characteristics and compare outcomes of interest. We will demonstrate how to use these tools and give examples on best practices for when to use these different measures. After this training you will have a basic understanding of the Analytics toolset and how it can be applied to research questions for your studies. Registrati...

Aug 21, 2019

Aug 21, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Data handling-1 training Data Handling covers the basic ‘must know’ items for transforming your data using Excel and Sublime. Basic understanding of Excel is recommended prior to taking this course. Excel Topics Covered Bringing Data into Excel Making it easier to view & understand your data Categorizing raw data Creating a basic calculation? Vlookup??????? Totals Tables Pivot tables Sublime Topics Covered Finding data Editing multiple rows of data at o...

Sep 9, 2019

Sep 9, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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REDCap overview training Not sure what REDCap is? Want to find out if REDCap is suitable for your research project? The REDCap Overview session will cover the basics of REDCap’s functionality and capability. No previous experience is needed. We cover the basic capabilities and the latest software enhancements. NOTE: This is not a hands-on course. After this training you will have a basic understanding of what REDCap’s capability. Registration Registration is required and limited to ...

Sep 10, 2019

Sep 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX training This training will provide an in depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies. Registration Regi...

Sep 13, 2019

Sep 13, 2019

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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ITS-Research Services and Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3) are hosting an Introductory Python workshop on September 13, 2019  from 10:30 Am - 1:30 Pm.  This introductory class will cover the basic elements in Python data analytics and provide hands-on practice. The topics to be covered include An introduction to data analytics and Python, Python basics for data analysis Data preparation/exploration/visualization using widely used data analytics libraries in Python. Partici...

Sep 17, 2019

Sep 17, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX analytics training TriNetX Analytics is a new functionality within the TriNetX toolset. You will be able to explore and compare cohorts, review cohort characteristics and compare outcomes of interest. We will demonstrate how to use these tools and give examples on best practices for when to use these different measures. After this training you will have a basic understanding of the Analytics toolset and how it can be applied to research questions for your studies. Registrati...

Sep 18, 2019

Sep 18, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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REDCap Surveys and Logic Distribution Training This training will cover REDCap surveys and logic. From enabling surveys to automatic survey invitations, we'll demonstrate the full survey functionality in REDCap. In addition, we'll cover hiding/showing fields with branching logic, calculating the difference between 2 dates with a calculated field, and other logical functions available in REDCap. After this training, you will have the ability to create and send surveys in a variety of ways ...

Oct 8, 2019

Oct 8, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX training This training will provide an in depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies. Registration Regi...

Oct 9, 2019

Oct 9, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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REDCap Basic Hands-On Training This training is a basic overview of REDCap. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap. Registration Registration is required and limited to 8 people for each REDCap Training session.  Register here.

Oct 15, 2019

Oct 15, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX analytics training TriNetX Analytics is a new functionality within the TriNetX toolset. You will be able to explore and compare cohorts, review cohort characteristics and compare outcomes of interest. We will demonstrate how to use these tools and give examples on best practices for when to use these different measures. After this training you will have a basic understanding of the Analytics toolset and how it can be applied to research questions for your studies. Registrati...

Oct 16, 2019

Oct 16, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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REDCap advanced-1 training This course assumes participants have a basic understanding of building instruments and surveys in REDCap. This training will cover advanced features of REDCap instruments and fields. We'll demonstrate how action tags can perform an action on a field, how data can be piped from one field to another, how using biomedical ontologies can standardize your data, and how to use validated instruments from the shared library. After this training you will have knowledge ...

Nov 12, 2019

Nov 12, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX training This training will provide an in depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies. Registration Regi...

Nov 13, 2019

Nov 13, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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REDCap Basic Hands-On Training This training is a basic overview of REDCap. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap. Registration Registration is required and limited to 8 people for each REDCap Training session.  Register here.

Nov 19, 2019

Nov 19, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX analytics training TriNetX Analytics is a new functionality within the TriNetX toolset. You will be able to explore and compare cohorts, review cohort characteristics and compare outcomes of interest. We will demonstrate how to use these tools and give examples on best practices for when to use these different measures. After this training you will have a basic understanding of the Analytics toolset and how it can be applied to research questions for your studies. Registrati...

Nov 20, 2019

Nov 20, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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REDCap advanced-2 training This course assumes participants have a basic understanding of building instruments and surveys in REDCap. This training will cover the longitudinal module and using smart variables to create more dynamic and context specific logic.  After this training you will have knowledge of advanced options for the longitudinal module and using smart variables. Registration Registration is required and limited to 8 people for each REDCap Training session.  Registe...

Nov 22, 2019

Nov 22, 2019

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

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MyCap training MyCap makes it easy for researchers to capture participant/patient reported outcomes using mobile devices. We will demonstrate a how a participant interacts with MyCap, how the REDCap Team constructs instruments and tasks and how a research study team can enroll participants, message participants, view and interact with participant data. After this training you will have a an understanding of how to use REDCap MyCap. Registration Registration is required and limited t...

Dec 10, 2019

Dec 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX training This training will provide an in depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies. Registration Regi...

Dec 11, 2019

Dec 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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REDCap Basic Hands-On Training This training is a basic overview of REDCap. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap. Registration Registration is required and limited to 8 people for each REDCap Training session.  Register here.

Dec 17, 2019

Dec 17, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX analytics training TriNetX Analytics is a new functionality within the TriNetX toolset. You will be able to explore and compare cohorts, review cohort characteristics and compare outcomes of interest. We will demonstrate how to use these tools and give examples on best practices for when to use these different measures. After this training you will have a basic understanding of the Analytics toolset and how it can be applied to research questions for your studies. Registrati...

Dec 18, 2019

Dec 18, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Data handling-1 training Data Handling covers the basic ‘must know’ items for transforming your data using Excel and Sublime. Basic understanding of Excel is recommended prior to taking this course. Excel Topics Covered Bringing Data into Excel Making it easier to view & understand your data Categorizing raw data Creating a basic calculation? Vlookup??????? Totals Tables Pivot tables Sublime Topics Covered Finding data Editing multiple rows of data at o...

Apr 10, 2020

Apr 10, 2020

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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ITS-Research Services and Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3) are hosting an Introductory Python workshop on April 10, 2020  from 12:30 Pm - 3:30 Pm.  This introductory class will cover the basic elements in Python data analytics and provide hands-on practice. The topics to be covered include An introduction to data analytics and Python, Python basics for data analysis Data preparation/exploration/visualization using widely used data analytics libraries in Python. Participant...