Library Classes

Library classes for November and December

Register Today! Scan this code with your smartphone camera QR reader app to find library classes online.

All library classes are free and open to all. Advance registration is appreciated but not required. If you would like to request a class or schedule a consultation at any HSC campus, please contact the library at (210) 567-2450 or email AskaLibrarian@uthscsa.edu.

If you would like to schedule a special class or orientation for your department or group at other days/times, please contact us!  To register for a class or to read class descriptions, visit the online class schedule.

When you register for a library class, your registration confirmation email includes a file that you can save as an appointment into your electronic calendar.

 

Briscoe Library – San Antonio

  • Exploring E-Books – Technology Brownbag: November 9, 2011, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm, Howe Conference Room
  • Introduction to EndNote: November 15, 2011, 11:00 am – 12 noon, LIB 2.011
  • Using EBSCO CINAHL to Locate Nursing & Allied Health Information: November 17, 2011, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, LIB 2.011
  • Introduction to PubMed: November 17, 2011, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, LIB 2.011
  • Introduction to RefWorks: November 18, 2011, 9:00 am – 10:30 am, LIB 2.011
  • Tech the Halls: Holiday Tips and Tools – Technology Brownbag: December 14, 2011, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm, Howe Conference Room
  • Ovid Tips & Tricks: Getting Started with MEDLINE: December 6, 2011, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm, LIB 2.011
  • Library Basics: December 8, 2011, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, LIB 2.011

Ramirez Library – Harlingen

  • Introduction to PubMed: November 1, 2011, 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm, Room 1.132
  • Customizing PubMed with MyNCBI: November 17, 2011, 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm, Room 1.132
  • Life Made Mobile: Medical Apps for Smartphones – Technology Brownbag: December 7, 2011, 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm, Room 1.132

Katie Prentice, Head of Education and Information Services

 

Library classes for November and December

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Scan this code with your smartphone camera QR reader app to find library classes online.

The Libraries offer classes, consultations and other training to assist with the effective use of databases and research tools.  All library classes are free and open to all.  Register today to reserve your spot!

Schedule a Special Class
To schedule a special class or orientation for your department or group at other days/times, please contact the library at (210) 567-2450 or email AskaLibrarian@uthscsa.edu.

Integrating Library Research Skills into Academic Course Content
Faculty are encouraged to integrate library research skills into course content.  Librarians are available to develop and teach classes that meet specific needs or are about a specific resource.  To learn more or to schedule a class, contact Katie Prentice at prenticek@uthscsa.edu or call 210-567-6606.

To register for a class or to see complete class descriptions, visit the Attend a Library Class page.

Briscoe Library – San Antonio

  • Getting Started With Ovid Medline: November 7, 2012, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, LIB 2.011
  • Creating and Presenting a Professional Poster Session: November 13, 2012, 11:00 am – 12 noon, LIB 4.074
  • Google Scholar for Scientific and Clinical Literature Searches: November 13, 2012, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, LIB 2.011
  • Introduction to PubMed: November 15, 2012, 11:00 am – 12 noon, LIB 2.011
  • Introduction to EndNote: November 27, 2012, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, LIB 2.011
  • Library Basics: December 10, 2012, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, LIB 2.011
  • Using EBSCO CINAHL to Locate Nursing & Allied Health Information: December 10, 2012, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, LIB 2.011

Library classes for October

All library classes are free and open to all. Advance registration is appreciated but not required. If you would like to request a class or schedule a consultation at any campus, please contact the library at (210) 567-2450 or email AskaLibrarian@uthscsa.edu.

If you would like to request a special class or orientation for your department or group at other days/times, please contact us!

To register for a class or to read class descriptions, view the class schedule.

When you register for a library class, your registration confirmation email includes a file that you can save as an appointment into your electronic calendar.

Briscoe Library, Long Campus – San Antonio

  • Introduction to RefWorks: Monday, October 4, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., LIB 2.011
  • Library Basics: Tuesday, October 12, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 pm, LIB 2.011
  • Online Tools to Upgrade Your Research: Technology Brownbag: Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 12 noon – 1:00 p.m., Library Howe Conference Room
  • Using EBSCO CINAHL to Locate Nursing & Allied Health Information: Thursday, October 21, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., LIB 2.011
  • Introduction to EndNote: Thursday, October 28, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., LIB 2.011
  • Creating and Presenting a Professional Poster Session:   Tuesday, November 2, 2010, 12 noon – 1:00 p.m., LIB 4.074 – Collaboratory
  • Google Collaboration Tools: Technology Brownbag: Wednesday, November 10, 2010, 12 noon – 1:00 p.m., Library Howe Conference Room
  • Ovid Tips & Tricks: Getting Started with MEDLINE: Wednesday, November 10, 1:30 p.m.  – 3:00 p.m., LIB 2.011
  • Introduction to RefWorks: Tuesday, November 16, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., LIB 2.011
  • Using EBSCO CINAHL to Locate Nursing & Allied Health Information: Thursday, November 18, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., LIB 2.011
  • Getting the Most out of PubMed: Thursday, November 29, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., LIB 2.011

Katie Prentice
Head of Education and Information Services

Library classes for October and November

Register today! Scan this code with your smartphone camera QR reader app to find library classes online.

All library classes are free and open to all. Advance registration is appreciated but not required. If you would like to request a class or schedule a consultation at any HSC campus, please contact the library at (210) 567-2450 or email AskaLibrarian@uthscsa.edu.

If you would like to schedule a special class or orientation for your department or group at other days/times, please contact us!  To register for a class or to read class descriptions, visit the online class schedule.

When you register for a library class, your registration confirmation email includes a file that you can save as an appointment into your electronic calendar.

Briscoe Library – San Antonio

  • Ovid Tips & Tricks: Getting Started with MEDLINE: October 12, 2011, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, LIB 2.011
  • Library Basics: October 12, 2011, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, LIB 2.011
  • Introduction to RefWorks:, October 26, 2011, 9:00 am – 10:30 am, LIB 2.011
  • Introduction to EndNote: November 15, 2011, 11:00 am – 12 noon, LIB 2.011
  • Using EBSCO CINAHL to Locate Nursing & Allied Health Information: November 17, 2011, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, LIB 2.011
  • Introduction to PubMed: November 17, 2011, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, LIB 2.011
  • Introduction to RefWorks: November 18, 2011, 9:00 am – 10:30 am, LIB 2.011

Library classes for October and November

QRImage-LibClasses

Scan this code with your smartphone camera QR reader app to find library classes online.

The Libraries offer classes, consultations and other training to assist with the effective use of databases and research tools.  All library classes are free and open to all.  Register today to reserve your spot!

Schedule a Special Class
To schedule a special class or orientation for your department or group at other days/times, please contact the library at (210) 567-2450 or email AskaLibrarian@uthscsa.edu.

Integrating Library Research Skills into Academic Course Content
Faculty are encouraged to integrate library research skills into course content.  Librarians are available to develop and teach classes that meet specific needs or are about a specific resource.  To learn more or to schedule a class, contact Katie Prentice at prenticek@uthscsa.edu or call 210-567-6606.

To register for a class or to see complete class descriptions, visit the Attend a Library Class page.

Briscoe Library – San Antonio

  • Library Basics: October 4, 2012, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, LIB 2.011
  • Using EBSCO CINAHL to Locate Nursing & Allied Health Information: October 18, 2012, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, LIB 2.011
  • Introduction to RefWorks: October 25, 2012, 11:00 am – 12 noon, LIB 4.074
  • Introduction to EndNote: October 25, 2012, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, LIB 2.011
  • Getting Started With Ovid Medline: November 7, 2012, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, LIB 2.011
  • Creating and Presenting a Professional Poster Session: November 13, 2012, 11:00 am – 12 noon, LIB 4.074
  • Google Scholar for Scientific and Clinical Literature Searches: November 13, 2012, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, LIB 2.011
  • Introduction to PubMed: November 15, 2012, 11:00 am – 12 noon, LIB 2.011

 

 

Library classes for September and October

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Register Today! Scan this code with your smartphone camera QR reader app— for example ScanLife— to find library classes online.

All library classes are free and open to all. Advance registration is appreciated but not required. If you would like to request a class or schedule a consultation at any UT Health Science Center campus, please contact the library at (210) 567-2450 or email AskaLibrarian@uthscsa.edu.

If you would like to schedule a special class or orientation for your department or group at other days/times, please contact us!

To register for a class or to read class descriptions, visit the online class schedule.

When you register for a library class, your registration confirmation email includes a file that you can save as an appointment into your electronic calendar.

Briscoe Library – San Antonio

  • Introduction to EndNote: September 7, 2011, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., LIB 2.011
  • Using EBSCO CINAHL to Locate Nursing & Allied Health Information: September 15, 2011, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., LIB 2.011
  • Creating and Presenting a Professional Poster Session: September 15, 2011, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., LIB 4.074 – Collaboratory
  • Introduction to PubMed: September 27, 2011, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, LIB 2.011
  • Ovid Tips & Tricks: Getting Started with MEDLINE: October 12, 2011, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, LIB 2.011
  • Library Basics: October 12, 2011, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, LIB 2.011
  • Introduction to RefWorks: October 26, 2011, 9:00 am – 10:30 am, LIB 2.011

Katie Prentice
Head of Education and Information Services

Library workshops

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Each semester, library staff present a variety of classes designed to assist with the research process.  Every class is designed to assist participants at a variety of levels and prior experience is not required.  These classes (and special topics) can also be requested for groups, departments and tailored for academic courses.

  • Creating and Presenting a Professional Poster Session
  • Google Scholar for Scientific and Clinical Literature Searches
  • Introduction to EndNote
  • Introduction to PubMed
  • Introduction to RefWorks
  • Library Basics
  • Using EBSCO CINAHL to Locate Nursing & Allied Health Information

To find out which classes are coming up visit the Class Calendar or see the Class Descriptions.  For more information about scheduling a special session for your group, department or course, contact Katie Prentice at prenticek@uthscsa.edu or 210-567-6606.

More library classes

Secrets to Success: Library Basics

Do you (or someone your work with) need to review the basics of library research?  Come to the free Library Basics class on October 12, 2010, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in LIB 2.011.

Library Basics is a hands-on class for everyone who wants tips and tricks for effective research, finding books and journals in the library catalog, how to get e-journals, reading references, citations, and much more.  The class also includes a tour and an overview of library services that can help your research.

To register, visit the online schedule. For more information, contact Katie Prentice at prenticek@uthscsa.edu.


Have you seen the new Library Toolbox?

A new page has been added to the library Web site that features a number of different research tools for accessing journals, databases, and books. Also included are tools for bibliography management, organization, and sharing of research.

To find out more about the new tools, including the LibX Toolbar, Catalog Bookmarklet, Proxy Bookmarklet, UTHSC Link, BibMe, Evernote and Zotero,  register for our Emerging Technology Brown Bag on October 13th:  Online Tools to Upgrade Your Research. We will cover different scenarios of research, and how the research tools page can help streamline and broaden the way that you search, organize, and share your information.

For more information, contact Eric Willman, Systems Librarian:  Willman@uthscsa.edu.


National Network of Libraries of Medicine offers grant and proposal writing class

October 28th
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Library Classroom 2.011

Grants and Proposal Writing is intended for beginning grant proposal writers. Attendees will gain a general overview of the grant and funding processes, as well as the level of detail required in preparing a successful proposal. Each component of the writing process will be addressed including: documenting the need, identifying the target population, writing measurable objectives, and developing a work plan, evaluation plan and dissemination plan.  Go to http://nnlm.gov/scr/services/ and click on Class Calendar to register.

For more information contact Peg Seger, Interlibrary Loan and Outreach Librarian, SegerP@uthscsa.edu.

MS2s study principles of evidence based medicine

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In July, second year medical students participated in a class on the principles of evidence based medicine and how to build a literature search.  The class, which was taught by librarians Angela Myatt, M.Sc., Katie Prentice, MSIS, AHIP, Chris Gaspard, MSLS and Dana Whitmire, MSLS, used hands-on instruction and interactive questions to illustrate advanced PubMed features.  Students also learned how to determine if a diagnosis article is appropriate to their needs. Koko Aung, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, was also an instructor on Day 2.
 

 

MS3s learn about medical smartphone applications and mobile databases for clinical support

Eric Foundations 2013Over the course of one week in June, more than 200 rising third year medical students at the UT Health Science Center received instruction and demonstrations of  library resources and medical smartphone applications. With the goal of streamlining day-to-day life in their clerkship years, students learned about a number of mobile databases and smartphone applications that ranged across point of care applications, information organization and productivity applications.

As a way of sharpening their information-seeking skills, each class of about 20 students worked through a series of case-based scenarios.  Before beginning their 3rd year clinical rotations the students must complete the Information Mastery class, which is a part of their Clinical Foundations course.

Clinical Foundations (INTD 3030/Clinical Foundations) was presented by a team of instructors:  Glen Medellin, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, and Interim Division Chief of Pediatrics; Angela Myatt, Curriculum Liaison Librarian; and Eric Willman, Head of Library Technology.