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Professionalism, Ethics and Law in Dentistry (PELD)

Library Workshops: Critical Resources for 1st Year Dental Students

The Professionalism, Ethics and Law in Dentistry library workshops are designed to support your course work and your clinical practice. The workshop will be led by Hirsh Health Science Librarians and held in Merritt Auditorium.

Library Workshop 1: Research Skills in Support of Nonmaleficence & Veracity

All 1st year dental students MUST attend this workshop.

During the workshop you will complete a "hands-on" participatory quiz that will count towards 10% of your final grade for Professionalism, Ethics and Law in Dentistry.

The Library Workshop 1 will be held on:

Monday, September 11, 2017
Merritt Auditorium

Learning Objectives:
After this workshop you will be able to:

  • Describe how effective information seeking skills support your professional obligations of non-maleficence and veracity

  • Distinguish between background and foreground questions

  • Select resources appropriate for answering background questions

  • Effectively search resources for answers to background questions

  • Articulate the components necessary for an accurate citation

Library Workshop 2: Resources for Anatomy and Citation Management Software

Workshop 2 will focus on resources for Anatomy and Citation Management Software. During this workshop we will review anatomy study aids available to you including: 3D anatomy tools, dissection videos and slides, online self-test modules, and textbooks. We will also go over the citation management software Zotero including: when and why to use it, best practices, and initial set-up.

The Library Workshop 2 will be held on:

Monday, September 25, 2017
Merritt Auditorium

Need Help?

Librarians are available to help you Mon-Fri 7:30am - 5pm.

In-person (Info Service Desk on Sackler 4) or by phone at 617.636.6705

Live chat:
Email: (expect a reply by the next workday if sent after 5pm)

Guide Authors

Amy E. LaVertu, MLS

Contact Info
(617) 636-3988
Sackler Bldg 610
Monday-Friday 8AM-4PM
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