Please excuse cross-posting. Hello everyone! Thank you to all who have attended any of our recent webinars! If you were unable to attend, the recordings for The Pieces of Systematic Review with Margaret Foster Session 5<> and SCR CONNECTions - Telling Your Story Through the Press<> are now available online for viewing. Check them out on our YouTube channel or check out our website<> for more information.

Our next webinar will be the FINAL session of The Pieces of Systematic Review with Margaret Foster! If you haven't been able to attend the series thus far, this one is definitely one not to miss! Margaret will be presenting on new developments in review methods. Join us Thursday, July 6 at 11am ET/ 10am CT / 9am MT / 8am PT for what promises to be a great session!

Information on how to join the webinar can be found below or on the Pieces page<> on our website. As always, don't forget to use #piecesQA for any questions or discussions on social media. We hope to see you there!

The Pieces of Systematic Review with Margaret Foster
Guest Speaker: Margaret J. Foster, MLIS, MPH
Date: 1st Thursday of every month from February - July 2017
Final Session: July 6th
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am CT / 9:00am - 10:00am MT
Social Media Hashtag: #piecesQA

Description: Systematic reviews are well-documented as contributing to evidence-based healthcare by, in part, revealing gaps in the literature or illustrating the effectiveness of health interventions. They are common practice, but they can often be fraught with issues in how they're conducted. Pieces is a monthly, interactive web conference to address some of these issues for a wide range of audiences, whether it's health science librarians or their constituents.

Series Dates: Each webinar will be an hour long at 10am CT on the first Thursday of every month beginning in February 2017 and ending in July 2017. Please mark the following dates on your calendar:
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - How do you determine if a research question is right for a systematic review?
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - What searches beyond the typical databases should be done?
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - Special Q&A Session
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - What happens after the search?
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - What free software is useful for conducting review?
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - How can a librarian support other types of reviews (scoping, integrative, rapid)?
**Thursday, July 6, 2017 - What are the new developments in review methods?**

Social Media: These sessions will be interactive, with various prompts presented during the presentation as well as on social media. Use the hashtag #piecesQA for discussion!

Speaker Bio: Margaret Foster is an Associate Professor at Texas A&M University and serves as the Systematic Reviews Coordinator at the Medical Sciences Library with a joint position at the School of Public Health and the College of Medicine of the Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center.  Her work with systematic reviews began more than a decade ago while completing her Masters of Public Health.  In her current position, she provides consultations for researchers in medicine, public health, veterinary medicine, education, and other disciplines and has published 25 articles applying or describing systematic review methods and evidence based practices since 2009. In addition, she is the founder and convener of the Medical Library Association Systematic Review Special Interest Group and developed a popular continuing education course about systematic reviews which has trained over 550 librarians.

To Join the Meeting

  1.  Go to WebEx<>.
  2.  Enter the session number: 626 514 765 and password: pieces
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Sarah Miles, MLIS/MA
Health Professions Coordinator
NNLM South Central Region
Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library
University of North Texas Health Science Center
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