Library Classes & Workshops

Hope Brings Strength Librarians provide training on a wide variety of topics. Individual and group sessions may be scheduled and training on any topic can be easily integrated into the curriculum or a specific course. Training is available to Rowan-Virtua SOM students, faculty, and staff, graduate and nursing students based on the Stratford campus, volunteer faculty, and eligible residents from affiliated institutions.  Librarians are available to conduct training during the week, between 8am and 9pm. The selected courses listed below provide an overview of topics for which training can be scheduled.  Classes can be customized to suit the needs of an individual or group.

All Rowan University students, faculty, and staff also have access to LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Learning provides online access to courses on computer software, business skills, IT, web design, audio/video tools and much more.  Log in with your Rowan NetID to access this rich resource.

Rowan University IRT also provides training for Rowan University staff and students on specialized applications used at Rowan University. See the IRT Training Resources web page for more information.

To schedule an educational session, please contact the library at (856) 566-6800, or send us an email through the Ask A Librarian form.


Participants will learn simple, effective techniques for searching these databases. The benefit of personal accounts, saving searches and full text articles, sharing results with collaborators, creating alerts for current awareness, and importing citations into the Endnote reference management software will also be covered.

Evidence Based Health Care (EBHC)

Call it “Evidence Based Practice” or “Evidence Based Medicine,” the principles are the same for all health-related professions. Professions in nursing, medicine, physical therapy, psychology, and social work are using EBHC to provide more effective patient care. This course provides an overview of what EBHC means to clinical practice and research and the resources that the library has available for specific disciplines.

Open Access Publishing

Learn about Open Access and how to use online tools and resources to help you choose the right journal to publish your work in and avoid predatory publishers.  Find out how navigate Rowan University Libraries Read and Publish Agreements that can help with article processing charges (APCs) and fees associated with publishing in Open Access publications.

Manage Your Citations with EndNote

Learn the basics of this powerful bibliographic management program. Attendees will learn how to enter and share references with others, import references from PubMed and other databases, work with figures and charts, change publication styles, find, and attach full-text articles, and insert references into a Word or Google Doc. No previous experience with EndNote is necessary to attend this class.

Searching Tips: EBSCOHost Databases (CINAHL, PsychInfo, and others)

Learn about the new EBSCO search aids. Discover ways to save your searches, save your articles, create RSS feeds and alerts, send, or share results, set up searches to get the latest updates based on journal, author or subject and how to import citations to reference management software.