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Find additional video tutorials on the UB Libraries YouTube Channel and the Health Sciences playlist.



Basic Search Techniques Tutorials and Evaluating Internet Sources

Boolean Searching (Basics) (video, 3:00-5:00) – University Libraries, Colorado State University

Truncation (video, 3:00-5:00) – University Libraries, Colorado State University

Evaluating Information (video, 3:14) – Johns Hopkins Sheridan Libraries & University Museums

Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine (video, 16:00) – MedlinePlus

Evaluating Web Pages Checklist – a one page checklist from the University of California Berkeley

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply and Questions to Ask – an online guide from the University of California Berkeley

Guide to Health Web Surfing – an online guide from MedlinePlus


Evidence-Based Medicine Tutorials

Evidence-based medicine is the intersection of patient preferences, clinical knowledge, and the best available evidence to support patient care.

Evidence-Based Practice: An Interprofessional Tutorial – provided by the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Library, this tutorial is designed to teach learners across health sciences disciplines how to find, appraise, and apply evidence in patient care.

Evidence-Based Practice (EBP): Improving Patient Care – designed by the University of California Irvine, this brief tutorial outlines the EBP process and illustrates how it works using an interactive clinical scenario.


EndNote Tutorials

EndNote is a citation management program that can help you store and organize references and PDFs. This program works with Microsoft Word so that you can seamlessly add formatted in text citations and bibliographies to your documents. Download it for free from the UB Libraries with your UBITname and password.

EndNote Training – find training guides for Windows and Mac, the Little EndNote How-To Book, training videos, and a training calendar on the EndNote site

What is EndNote? What it can do for you? (video, 1:33)

Introduction to Endnote X7 for PC  (video, 47:25) – this mp4 format recording covers the basics of using EndNote on a PC.

Configuring Google Scholar to work with EndNote (video, 1:09) – change your settings in Google Scholar in order to download citations into EndNote.

Downloading PubMed Citations into your EndNote Library  (video, 1:30) – download citations from PubMed into your EndNote Library in a few easy steps.


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Last update: 10 March 2016