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Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

Research & Education: Instruction and Research

Learn about Kornhauser Library's instruction and research services.


All classes, excluding EndNote, are on demand and can be scheduled for individuals, small groups, or departments. Hands-on Classroom instruction can be scheduled throughout the semester and tailored to your classes' goals and objectives. Tours and orientations to the library are also available.

Topics we teach include:

  • Introduction to Kornhauser Health Sciences Library services and resources
  • Introductory and advanced biomedical literature searching tailored to your specific specialties
  • Searching PubMed
  • Searching other biomedical databases
  • Using point of care tools such as DynaMedPlus and Up-to-Date
  • Researching original source materials from the history of medicine in the Kentuckiana area
  • Effective use of Google and appropriate use of web-based materials
  • Using bibliographic databases in the social sciences to support multidisciplinary research
  • Setting up Journal Alerts
  • Introduction to the publication process
  • Evidence Based Practice Concepts

Research Support

Our Medical Librarians offer assistance with search strategy development for comprehensive literature searching. Out librarians have helped find resources for clinical trials, protocols, grant applications and laboratory research.

Systematic reviews are another area where the librarian can assist either as part of the team or as a consultant regarding the process of searching the literature. 

These services are available to faculty, staff, and students involved in health sciences reseach.

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