HSLS Schedule of Classes November-December 2008

ClassesHSLS offers library orientations and classes on database searching, software applications such as Adobe Photoshop, bibliographic management, molecular biology and genetics. For more information visit the online course descriptions.

Classes are held on the first floor of Falk Library (200 Scaife Hall) in classroom 1 and conference room B, and on the second floor in the Computer and Media Center classroom 2. Some classes are also held at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) Library classroom.

Class schedules are subject to change. Please consult the online class calendar for the most current information.

All classes are open to faculty, staff and students of the schools of the health sciences at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC. No registration is required. Seating for classes is first-come, first-served, until the class is full. Classes marked with an asterisk (*) qualify for American Medical Association Category 2 continuing education credit.


Introduction to HSLS Resources and Services at Falk Library and at WPIC Library (Meet inside entrance to Library)
Falk Library: Offered upon request to groups or individuals. Call 412-648-8796.
WPIC Library: Offered upon request to groups or individuals. Call 412-246-5507.


PubMed Basics* (Falk Library Classroom 1)
Tuesday, November 11 1-2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 16 1-2:30 p.m

Transitioning to EBSCO CINAHL* (Falk Library Classroom 1)
Tuesday, November 4 Noon-1:30 p.m.


DNA Analysis Tools* (Conference Room B)
Wednesday, November 5 1-3 p.m.

Protein Analysis Tools* (Conference Room B)
Wednesday, November 12 1-3 p.m.

Peptide Mass Fingerprinting for Protein Identification* (Conference Room B)
Wednesday, November 19 1-3 p.m.

Vector NTI Advance* (Conference Room B)
Wednesday, December 3 1-3 p.m.

Pathway Analysis Tools* (Conference Room B)
Wednesday, December 10 1-3 p.m.

Microarray Data Analysis* (Conference Room B)
Wednesday, December 17 1-3 p.m.


EndNote Basics (Falk Library Classroom 2)
(Note: This class is usually full. Please arrive 15 minutes in advance to ensure seating.)
Wednesday, November 5 10 a.m.-noon
Tuesday, December 2 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Thursday, November 6 10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, December 4 10 a.m.-noon

PowerPoint for Beginners
Thursday, November 13 10 a.m.-noon (WPIC Library Classroom)
Thursday, November 20 10 a.m.-noon (Falk Library Classroom 2)

PowerPoint for Beginners and Advanced PowerPoint (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Thursday, December 18 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The WOW Factor: PowerPoint for Posters (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Tuesday, December 9 10-11:30 a.m.


These informal, brown-bag lunches are held in Falk Library Conference Room B. Bring your own lunch. Drinks and dessert are provided. For more information visit the online descriptions.

Patient Education Solutions: Locating patient-level information within HSLS resources
Thursday, November 6 Noon-1 p.m.

Jazz It Up: How to Find Medical Images for Your Presentation
Tuesday, November 18 Noon-1 p.m.

Searching for Dollar$: Grant Resources on the Web
Thursday, December 4 Noon-1 p.m.

Customized classes can be developed for your department, course, or other group.

Posted in the 2008 Issue