HSLS Schedule of Classes July-August 2010

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 UPMC. Some classes are also held in the conference room at UPMC Shadyside Libraries.

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 Services at UPMC Shadyside
Offered upon request to groups or individuals. Call 412-623-2415.

Finding Full-Text Articles at UPMC Shadyside
HSLS provides access to millions of full-text articles. It is not always easy to track these down. Learn strategies and tips that will help you save time and frustration when finding full text.
Offered upon request to groups or individuals. Call 412-623-2415.


PubMed Basics* (Falk Library Classroom 1)
Wednesday, July 7            9-10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, August 3            10-11:30 a.m.
Thursday, August 26         1-2:30 p.m.

Why use PubMed? (UPMC Shadyside Libraries)
Monday, July 19                9-10:30 a.m.

Focus on Behavioral Medicine: Searching in PsycINFO* (Falk Library Classroom 1)
Tuesday, August 24          1-2:30 p.m.


Gene Regulation Resources* (Falk Library Conference Room B)
Wednesday, July 7            1-3:30 pm.

Bioinformatics for Proteomics Studies* (Falk Library Conference Room B)
Wednesday, July 21          1-3 p.m.

Lasergene* (Falk Library Conference Room B)
Wednesday, August 4        1-3 p.m.

Literature Informatics* (Falk Library Conference Room B)
Wednesday, August 18      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.)
Tuesday, August 10          11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Tuesday, August 24          9 -11 a.m. (UPMC Shadyside Libraries)

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Tuesday, July 6                10 a.m.-noon
Tuesday, August 3            10 a.m.-noon

PowerPoint for Beginners (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Wednesday, August 11      10 a.m.-noon

Advanced PowerPoint for Presentations (UPMC Shadyside Libraries)
Wednesday, August 18      10 a.m.-noon

PowerPoint for Beginners and Advanced PowerPoint (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Wednesday, July 14          10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The WOW Factor: PowerPoint for Posters (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Tuesday, July 27               10 a.m.-noon


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.

My NCBI a PubMed Tool to Save You Time
Thursday, July 15              Noon-1 p.m.

Your Personal Paper Silo: Making a Dent
Monday, August 9             Noon-1 p.m.

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

The Nuts and Bolts of Publishing an Article: Resources and Strategies for Aspiring Authors
Thursday July 22               3-4 p.m.

Making a Dent in Your Personal Paper Silo
Thursday, August 19          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.