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  1. Oct. 26, 2017Mindfulness @ WLRCheader image for mindfulness at WLRC

    Starting this week at the WLRC there will be micro-break activities available weekly, supporting the mindfulness and mental health of our students.

    If you have ideas for activities that you would like to suggest please contact wlrc@uwaterloo.ca or uwoss@uwaterloo.ca.

    THIS WEEK: Giant Mandala, colour in and Jenga!

  2. Oct. 16, 2017HAPPY LIBRARY DAY!!library day photo collage


    On this beautiful fall day we enjoyed seeing all the visitors to the WLRC playing some games and eating a few treats. It's a pleasure to be part of such a great group of students, staff and faculty! 

    Have a wonderful fall!

  3. Sep. 6, 2017Welcome to all our New Optometry Students!Picture of WLRC staff

    From all of us at the Witer Learning Resource Centre, we would like to wish you a warm welcome to the School of Optometry and Vision Science! 

    Laura, Peter, Mirka and Janine

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  1. Jan. 24, 2018PubMed: The Basics

    If you are new to PubMed or need a refresher, this workshop is for you.  By the end of this workshop you will be familiar with how to:

    • Conduct a comprehensive keyword search
    • Find the most relevant articles
    • Focus your results using Limits
    • Easily obtain the full text articles

    Please bring a personal laptop to use during the workshop.

  2. Jan. 24, 2018PubMed: Advanced Searching

    Take advantage of PubMed advanced search features to become a more effective and efficient searcher.  By the end of the workshop, you will be familiar with:

    • Advanced search methodologies and systematic search techniques
    • How to identify and use MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
    • How PubMed works behind the scenes
    • Strategies for keeping current in your research field

    Please bring a personal laptop to use during the workshop.

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