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Video Tutorials

Monday, July 18, 2016

EndNote X7 Essential Training #1: Introduction

This is the first of a series of videos on how to EndNote X7 to manage citations, full-text PDFs, and write papers. This video introduces the general interface of EndNote, how to change the screen layout, and how to change the way references are displayed.

Friday, March 04, 2016

Yale MeSH Analyzer

This video introduces the "MeSH analysis grid" and demonstrates how to use the Yale MeSH Analyzer to automatically create a MeSH analysis grid. The MeSH analysis grid helps identify the reason why some known relevant articles are missing in the initial search result set, and serves as a "scoping search" tool to help identify potential new search terms and phrases.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Enhancing Research Impact: Sharing Your Research

Sharing your research work is very important in enhancing your impact. This video discusses the various ways to share and publicize different parts of the research work, such as manuscripts and data.

Monday, October 05, 2015

Enhancing Research Impact: Preparing the Manuscript

This video discusses the things you can do when preparing your manuscripts for publication to enhance your research impact, such as choosing a good title, writing a good abstract, assigning keywords, and choosing a journal to publish in.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Enhancing Research Impact: Name Disambiguation

Author and affiliation name disambiguation is a major issue in collecting and evaluating research impact data, so a good way to enhance your research impact is to make sure your name and affiliation is as unambiguous as possible. This video discusses the ambiguity problem itself, ways to mitigate the problem, and long-term solutions such as the adoption of a unique ID system for researchers, such as ORCID.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Updated: Getting Started with BlueDogs - Yale School of Medicine's Learning Management System

This tutorial demonstrates the basics of using BlueDogs, Yale School of Medicine's learning management system, from a student's perspective.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Visualizing Research Impact Data

This video introduces various databases and tools which provide visualization graphs based on citation data. It also describes the general process of visualizing research impact data if you are to generate your own visualization graphs.