HSLS Schedule of Classes July–August 2009

HSLS offers classes on database searching, software applications such as Adobe Photoshop, bibliographic management, molecular biology and genetics, and library orientations.  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.
All classes are open to faculty, staff and students of the schools of the health sciences at the University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

Some classes are also held in the Conference Room at UPMC Shadyside Libraries for UPMC Shadyside physicians, staff, and students.

No registration is required for any of these classes.  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.  Class schedules are subject to change.  Please consult the online class calendar for the most current information.


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

Introduction to HSLS Resources and Services at UPMC Shadyside Libraries
Offered upon request to groups or individuals. Call 412-623-2415.


PubMed Basics*
Tuesday, July 14        1-2:30 p.m.    (Falk Library Classroom 1)
Tuesday, July 14        3:30-5 p.m.    (Conference Room at UPMC Shadyside Libraries)
Tuesday, August 11    9:30-11 a.m.  (Falk Library Classroom 1)

Searching EBSCOHost CINAHL* (Falk Library Classroom 1)
Tuesday, August 4      11a.m.-12:30 p.m.


Pathway Analysis Tools I* (Falk Library Conference Room B)
Wednesday, July 8            1-3 p.m.

Pathway Analysis Tools II* (Falk Library Conference Room B)
Wednesday, July 15          1-3 p.m.

Microarray Data Analysis* (Falk Library Conference Room B)
Wednesday, July 29          1-3 p.m.

DNA Analysis Tools* (Falk Library Conference Room B)
Wednesday, August 12      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, July 8               1-3 p.m.
Thursday, July 23                10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, August 13            10 a.m.-noon

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Thursday, July 9                  10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, August 13            10 a.m.-noon

PowerPoint for Beginners
Thursday, July 16                10 a.m.-noon (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Tuesday, August 4               11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Conference Room at UPMC
                                          Shadyside Libraries)

PowerPoint for Beginners and Advanced PowerPoint (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Thursday, August 27            10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The WOW Factor: PowerPoint for Posters (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Tuesday, July 7                   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.

CME for Free!

Thursday, July 9                 Noon-1 p.m.

It’s Good to Share: Collaboration Made Easier with Web-Based Tools
Wednesday, July 22            Noon-1 p.m.

Thursday @ Three Library Information Series
These informal sessions are held in UPMC Shadyside Libraries’ Conference Room.

Searching for Nursing Articles using CINAHL
Thursday, July 16                3-4 p.m.

The Search for Evidence: Locating Evidence-Based Health Care Information
Thursday, August 13           3-4 p.m.


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


These online tutorials provide information on getting started at HSLS, focusing on the Web site and popular resources.