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Savitt Webinars

Webinars by Topic

The Savitt librarians will be offering webinars this spring covering a variety of our resources.  Each webinar is only 30 minutes and will highlight key searching tips.  Below is a list of topics with dates and times and links to the Zoom meetings.  

AccessMedicine Suite of Resources

In this session information on how to browse and search books, how to use the infographics, multimedia, and quick reference options, and how to set up individual accounts to bookmark specific content. Additionally, the other products in this suite of resources will be briefly reviewed: AccessNeurology, AccessOb/Gyn, AccessPediatrics, and AccessSurgery.


  • Thursday, July 20, Noon – 12:30 pm
  • Friday, July 21, 8:30 am – 9 am
  • Tuesday, July 25, 4:00 – 4:30
  • Thursday, July 27, 4:30 – 5pm

Zoom link: AccessMedicine Webinar

Presenter: Mary Shultz

Best Library Resources for Residents

Join us for an overview of essential information resources and services available to UNR MED residents.


  • Thursday, July 6, 12:00 -12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 20, 12:00 – 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 3, 12:00 - 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 17, 12:00 – 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 31, 12:00 – 12:30 pm

Zoom link: Library Resources Webinar
Meeting ID: 873 8503 2004 Passcode: 586745

Presenter: Alexander Lyubechansky


BoardVitals supports physicians preparing for licensing exams and maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements.  It covers multiple specialty areas, providing practice exams in test mode, tutor mode and study/open book mode.  It provides a dashboard where you can track your progress.  


  • Thursday, June 29, 12:30 – 1 pm
  • Wednesday, July 5, Noon – 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 6, 4:30 – 5 pm
  • Tuesday, July 18, Noon – 12:30

Zoom link: BoardVitals Webinar

Presenter: Mary Shultz

Case Files Collection

This is an online collection of cases from the Case Files books series. The online system provides an interactive approach to addressing case questions. This system is helpful to faculty looking to include clinical cases into their instruction and assignments. In this session, you will learn how to access, set up an account, and login to Case Files. The interactive features will be covered as well as the MyCase Files option.


  • Monday, June 19, 4:30-5:00 pm
  • Tuesday, Jun 20, 8:00 – 8:30 am
  • Wednesday, June 21, Noon – 12:30
  • Thursday, June 22, 5:00 – 5:30 pm

Zoom link: Case Files Collection Webinar

Presenter: Mary Shultz

Clinical Drug Information Resources: Lexicomp and Medical Letter

Join us for a brief review of two important clinical drug information resources: Lexicomp and The Medical Letter.  

Lexicomp is a collection of clinical databases and clinical decision support tools providing access to clinical drug resources including: calculators, identifiers, interaction and overdose assessments, and patient education resources.

The Medical Letter provides independent, objective, practical, and timely information on drugs and treatments of common diseases to help readers make the best decisions for their patients—without the influence of the pharmaceutical industry.


  • Wednesday, July 12, 8:00 – 8:30 am
  • Wednesday, July 26, 8:00 – 8:30 am
  • Wednesday, August 9, 8:00 - 8:30 am
  • Wednesday, August 23, 8:00 – 8:30 am

Zoom link: Lexicomp and Medical Letter Webinar
Meeting ID: 867 1979 1812 Passcode: 907405

Presenter: Alexander Lyubechansky

Discover Online Video Resources from the Library

This 30-minute webinar provides an orientation to the Libraries’ subscription-based video resources. The session provides an overview of where and how to access, search, and utilize video content. We will look at several streaming platforms, such as Films on Demand and Proquest’s Alexander Street. Join me to learn more about this dynamic resource, off-campus access, and how to use videos within your WebCampus Courses.


  • Wednesday, June 21 at 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 19 at 2:00 pm
  • Tuesday, July 25 at 11:00 am
  • Tuesday, August 8th at 10:30 am

Zoom link: Discover Online Resources Webinar
Meeting ID: 897 3658 3115 / Passcode: 942495 Presenter: Lara Katrina Schott


Join us for a thirty-minute review of Embase, a biomedical database focusing on clinical medicine, drugs and pharmacology, and basic sciences relevant to clinical medicine. Embase provides access to bibliographic citations for more than 8,500 biomedical journal articles from over 95 countries. Embase also contains over 3.6 million conference abstracts indexed from more than 11,000 conferences and full-text indexing of drug, disease, and medical device data. Embase allows you to build searches using the PICO framework suitable for systematic reviews or to quickly identify all synonyms for a subject for comprehensive retrieval of all related content.


  • Wednesday, July 12, 3:30 – 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 26, 3:30 – 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, August 9, 3:30 – 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, August 23, 3:30 – 4:00 pm

Zoom link: Embase Webinar
Meeting ID: 880 7986 0237 Passcode: 684436

Presenter: Alexander Lyubechansky


EndNote is a bibliographic management tool that allows you to establish your own account, im-port citations from a variety of databases, and organize those citations into different groups. It also links to Microsoft Word where you can insert citations from EndNote and create bibliog-raphies in a variety of styles such as AMA or APA. Join us to learn the major features and functions of EndNote including importing citations from PubMed and CINAHL, using EndNote from within Microsoft Word to automatically format bibli-ographies and in-text citations.


  • Thursday, June 22 at 9:00 am
  • Tuesday, June 27 at 12:00 pm
  • Monday, July 17 at 4:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 28 at 12:00 pm

Zoom link: EndNote Webinar

Presenter: Michelle Rachal


Mendeley is a free, full-featured citation management tool that helps you easily collect and save PDF files to organize and manage your references.  It integrates with your word processor to automatically generate citations within your manuscript and create bibliographies in virtually any formatting style. This webinar will introduce the features and operation of Mendeley as well as compare its strengths and weakness with respect to similar programs.


  • Thursday, June 15, 8:30 – 9:00 am
  • Thursday, June 15, 2:00 – 2:30 pm

Zoom link: Mendeley Webinar

Presenter: Terry Henner 

PubMed Introduction

PubMed is a database produced by the National Library Medicine, that indexes articles from over 5,000 biomedical journals. This is an essential database for searching journal literature in the health sciences.

Join us to review basic searching, and learn how to apply limits by language, date, age, study design, etc. We will also review managing results, using the clipboard, and establishing search alerts.


  • Monday, June 19 at 9:00 am
  • Thursday, June 29 at 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 19 at 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 25 at 12:00 pm

Zoom link: PubMed Intro Webinar

Presenter: Michelle Rachal


VisualDx is a diagnostic clinical decision support system designed to enhance diagnostic accuracy, aid therapeutic decisions, and improve patient safety. Features include:

-World’s best curated medical image library
-Leading skin of color atlas
-Smart search for chief complaints, diagnoses, and drug reactions 
-Custom patient-specific differential diagnosis builder


  • Tuesday, April 18, 3:00 – 3:30 pm
  • Wednesday, April 19, 3:00 – 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, April 20, 3:00 – 3:30 pm

Zoom link: VisualDx Webinar
Meeting ID: 823 9076 9375
Passcode: 268207
Presenter: Alexander Lyubechansky

Webinars by Date

Friday, March 24, 8 am, EndNote
Monday, March 27, 10 am, PubMed Intro
Monday, March 27, 4 pm, EndNote
Tuesday, March 28, 8:30 am, Lexicomp & Medical Letter
Tuesday, March 28, Noon, EndNote
Tuesday, March 28, 4:30 pm, PubMed Intro
Wednesday, March 29, 8:30 am - Lexicomp & Medical Letter
Wednesday, March 29, Noon, PubMed Intro
Wednesday, March 29, 4 pm, PubMed Proximity Searching
Thursday, March 30, 8:30 am - Lexicomp & Medical Letter
Thursday, March 30, 1 pm, PubMed Proximity Searching
Friday, March 31, 8:30 am, PubMed Proximity Searching

Monday, April 3, Noon, Embase
Tuesday, April 4, Noon, Embase
Wednesday, April 5, Noon, Embase
Wednesday, April 5, 4 pm, CINAHL
Thursday, April 6, 10 am, Open Access & Predatory Publishing
Thursday, April 6, 2 pm, Open Access & Predatory Publishing

Monday, April 10, 1:30 pm, CINAHL
Tuesday, April 11, 11:30 am, DynaMed with Isabel
Wednesday, April 12, 11:30 am, DynaMed with Isabel
Wednesday, April 12, 10 am, Mendeley
Thursday, April 13, 11:30 am, DynaMed with Isabel

Tuesday, April 18, 8 am, BoardVitals
Tuesday, April 18, Noon, ClinicalKey
Tuesday, April 18, 3:00 pm, VisualDx
Wednesday, April 19, 10 am, ClinicalKey
Wednesday, April 19, 3:00 pm, VisualDx
Wednesday, April 19, 4:30 pm, BoardVitals
Thursday, April 20, 1 pm, BoardVitals
Thursday, April 20, 3:00 pm. VisualDx
Thursday, April 20th, 4 pm, ClinicalKey

Tuesday, April 25, 10 am CINAHL
Tuesday, April 25, 11 am, Mendeley