General Library Orientation

Introduction to Refworks

Classes by Request


Library classes and orientations are scheduled at various times throughout the year and by request. Contact your School Liaison to schedule. Classes can be customized as needed. Classes are limited to LSUHSC-NO faculty, staff, or students.

Please use this Instruction Request form to schedule a class.



General Library Orientation - Basic

Location:  Isché Library

Instructor: Carolyn K. Bridgewater

Register: / 504-568-6100



  • Wednesday, September 28th 10:30-12 noon


  • Friday, October 7th 9-10:30am
  • Thursday, October 13th 9:30-11am
  • Wednesday, October 19th 10-11:30am


  • Tuesday, November 8th 1-2:30pm
  • Wednesday, November 16th 9:30-11am


  • Thursday, December 8th 9-10:30am
  • Wednesday, December 14th 10:30-12noon


  • An overview of the array of the Library's resources and services along with a guided tour.
  • Lessons learned in using the Library's online catalog, INNOPAC to locate books and journals that are available in print or online.
  • Instruction on accessing, searching, and retrieving relevant bibliographic information from PubMed.
  • Sharing secrets for verifying "garbled" book or journal citations.
  • Quick and easy way to complete InterLibrary Loan forms.
    This course is usually offered 3 times per month.



Introduction to Refworks - Basic

Location: Isché Library, rm 405

  Location: Dental Library

Instructor: TBD

  Instructor: Julie Schiavo

Register: / 504-568-6100

  Register: / 504-941-8158

Schedule: Available by request

  Schedule: Available by request


RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager. Create your own personal database by importing references from online databases. Automatically format a paper and bibliography in seconds.

In this hands-on course participants will learn how to:

  • Create a personalized RefWorks log in that is accessible from anywhere
  • Import references from PubMed & other databases
  • Organize references into folders
  • Format references into a Works Cited page
  • Explore RefWorks tools to simplify the paper writing process (Write n Cite, RefGrabit)
  • Each LSUHSC user will create and use a personal login


Classes by Request

We can design a class or orientation to meet the specific needs of your faculty, staff or students. To customize a research course for your students, email your School's Library Liaison.  Classes are limited to Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans current faculty, staff, and students.  Please use this Instruction Request form to schedule a class.


Updated September 2016