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Altmetrics are the descriptive data that can be used in addition to bibliometrics (e.g., CiteScore, Journal Impact Factor) that describe a work's impact. This 15-minute workshop gives 3 commonly used altmetrics, and how others can be found.

Instructional session for PBSC SLS 1501 class. Also see LibGuide: http://palmbeachstate.libguides.com/c.php?g=828602 for additional resources.

It’s not just for science! The Web of Science includes the Science, Social Science, and Arts and Humanities Citation Indexes.

This workshop explores what a Primary Source is and why Primary Sources are important to your research. Recommended for any students, faculty, and staff who want to learn more about primary sources including those contained in the rich collections of FAU Libraries.

Get to know the sources of information that your business professors want you to use in your assignments! This workshop provides a general overview of library databases used to find company, business, and industry information. Recommended for any College of Business major or minor.

Introduction to formatting a paper, creating in-text citations, and documenting sources using MLA citation style. It also provides the purposes of using MLA.

o What is DM?  0:02:23 (data management defined, library involvement, and data management plans)
o What is data sharing?  0:08:13 (data sharing defined, why share data, challenges in data sharing, responses to challenges)

  • What is DM?  0:07:20 (data and data management defined, diversity of data and its purposes)
  • Why are Libraries Involved?  0:28:39 (rationale of library participation, 7 drivers of data management, where the library steps in)
  • How is Data Management Done?

A 30-minute introduction to CINAHL, PubMed, and other health science information sources such as government and organizational sites.  Recommended for nursing, interdisciplinary health science, health administration, and related majors.