May Classes

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 on the upper floor of the library in Classroom 2. All classes are open to faculty, staff and students of the schools of the health sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. They are also open to UPMC residents and fellows.

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.

Faculty, staff and students of the schools of the health sciences will need a valid Pitt ID or e-mail account to attend these classes. UPMC residents/fellows will need to show their UPMC IDs.



Introduction to HSLS Resources and Services at Falk Library
(Meet inside entrance to Library)
Offered upon request to groups or individuals. Call 412-648-8866.



Painless PubMed* (Falk Library Classroom 1)

Tuesday, May 7 noon-1 p.m.
Monday, May 13 4-5 p.m.
Wednesday, May 22 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Thursday, May 30 11 a.m.-noon

Testing Beyond the Laboratory: Finding Testing Instruments Used in Research and Clinical Settings* (Falk Library Classroom 1)

Thursday, May 9 1-2 p.m.



SNPs & Genetic Variation* (Falk Library Classroom 2)

Wednesday, May 15 1-3 p.m.

Gene Regulation Resources* (Falk Library Classroom 2)

Wednesday, May 29 1-3 p.m.



Adobe Photoshop (Falk Library Classroom 2)

Tuesday, May 14 12:30-2:30 p.m.

EndNote Basics (Falk Library Classroom 2)

Thursday, May 30 2:30-4:30 p.m.

PowerPoint for Conference Posters (Falk Library Classroom 2)

Tuesday, May 21 12:30-2:30 p.m.



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