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Tools to Distinguish Your Research: Presentation on ORCID, PubMed, etc.

November 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

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Provided by: Mass General Brigham and MGH Center for Faculty Development

Dan McCloskey talked about using existing library and other electronic tools to distinguish yourself and highlight the output of your work.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants were able to:

  • Create an ORCID account and understand how the ORCID ID can help distinguish individuals by allowing their publications to be easily identified.
  • Calculate their H-index.
  • Create a link to a PubMed search strategy that produces a list of their publications.
  • Use MyNCBI to create a bibliography and search alerts to their publications.

Target Audience: This activity is intended for faculty and faculty trainees.
Course Director: Miriam A. Bredella, MD

Presenter: Daniel C. McCloskey, MLIS, Associate Director of Technical & Access Services at MGH’s Treadwell Library. He’s been a medical librarian for nearly 20 years, including the last 12 at MGH. During his time at MGH, he’s helped hundreds of researchers and departments with questions about impact metrics (including H-index) and in constructing searches to identify their cumulative research output.

Mass General Brigham is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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