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Library Lunch and Learn – February 2021

January 28, 2021

Join us for LUNCH and LEARN a new skill!

The world of information is increasingly vast and also tainted by a great deal of misinformation. Library Lunch and Learn is a series of mini-lectures designed to teach you the specifics of finding and evaluating information. We also demonstrate the ins and outs of individual databases, which offer a wealth of information catered to your area of expertise.

 

February 2021 Schedule

Below is the Library Lunch and Learn schedule for the month of February. We are now offering live (Webinar) as well as pre-recorded (Video) sessions. For a complete list of topics, visit the Library Lunch and Learn website, which also provides links to handouts, guides, and recordings. All sessions are also listed in the Library’s Events Calendar.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Live session: 12:15pm – 12:45pm (CT)

PubMed: Biomedical database instruction (Webinar)*

Library Lunch and Learn - The New PubMed

PubMed is an open-access database, created by the National Library of Medicine, that contains more than 30 million citations and abstracts of peer-reviewed biomedical literature. PubMed is used by researchers the world over. In this session, we will explore the multiple facets of the popular PubMed database. This 30-minute webinar will allow time to ask questions.

*Live session: registration required

Thursday, February 4, 2021
Live session: 12:15pm – 12:45pm (CT)

Crediting Ideas: Resources to Help Avoid Plagiarism (Webinar)*

Library Lunch and Learn - Crediting Ideas

Join us for a live discussion on how to credit your ideas and avoid plagiarism. This short overview offers students a chance to learn about citation tools and references to better credit ideas. This 30-minute webinar will allow time to ask questions.

*Live session: registration required

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Live session: 12:15pm – 12:45pm (CT)

Nursing Reference Center: Database instruction (Webinar)*

Library Lunch and Learn - Nursing Reference Centre

Designed specifically for nurses, this resource provides evidence-based information for point of care, continuing education, drug databases, nursing research, and more. Come learn what the Nursing Reference Center (NRC) can do for you. This 30-minute webinar will allow time to ask questions.

*Live session: registration required

Thursday, February 11, 2021
Recorded session: 12:15pm – 12:45pm (CT)

IBISWorld: Business database instruction (Video)

Library Lunch and Learn - IBIS World

This is a pre-recorded session. Please click the event link at any time in order to view the video.

For Business students and anyone researching industry information, IBISWorld is a go-to database. It provides access to Canadian and US industry reports containing trends, market information, industry statistics, competitive landscape, and other industry-related information.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Live session: 12:15pm – 12:45pm (CT)

RxTx: Pharmaceutical database instruction (Webinar)*

Library Lunch and Learn - RxTx

RxTx is Canada’s authoritative source for prescribing and managing drug therapy, providing online access to evidence-based, reliable Canadian drug, and therapeutic information. In this session, we will explore the multiple facets of the Canadian Pharmaceutical Association’s RxTx database. Join us for a live demonstration and instruction on how to use RxTx – the Canadian Pharmaceutical Association’s therapeutic database. This 30-minute webinar will allow time to ask questions.

*Live session: registration required

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Recorded session: 12:15pm – 12:45pm (CT)

How to be Info-Savvy: Tips for Navigating Online Information (Video)

Library Lunch and Learn - How to be Info-Savvy

This is a pre-recorded session. Please click the event link at any time in order to view the video.

(Formerly named: How not to drown in information)

How do we find creditable information without getting overloaded and cynical? Take the time to learn gain learn about the challenges in searching for accurate information online. In addition, develop some techniques to develop a savvy approach to information gathering for the assignment and beyond.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Recorded session: 12:15pm – 12:45pm (CT)

MarketLine: Business database instruction (Video)

Library Lunch and Learn - MarketLine

This is a pre-recorded session. Please click the event link at any time in order to view the video.

Business and Marketing students need to locate quality business information. Be sure to familiarize yourself with MarketLine to access 50,000 industry, company, and country profiles. Profiles offer standardized market data, competitive analysis, and other insights into business organization and function. You will also find socio and macroeconomic insights.

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Live session: 12:15pm – 12:45pm (CT)

Rejuvenate Your Learning: Making the Most of LinkedIn Learning (Webinar)*

Library Lunch and Learn - Rejuvenate your learnnig (LinkedIn Learning)

The learning videos formerly known as Lynda.com have found their way into course work and even our library guides. This session provides a refresher on what it is and navigating the various parts of a LinkedIn Learning Course to take advantage of this powerful tool for learning. Join us for a live demonstration of how to make the most of LinkedIn Learning. This 30-minute webinar will allow time to ask questions.

*Live session: registration required

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This academic year finds us in quite a different world; however, our commitment to providing you with the supports and services you need to succeed at RRC remains unchanged. As we continue this year together, the Academic Success Centre & Library are here for you.