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HSLS Schedule of Classes May—June 2011

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. Some classes are also held in the Conference Room at UPMC Shadyside Libraries. 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 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.

HSLS ORIENTATION

Introduction to HSLS Resources and Services at Falk Library
(Meet inside entrance to Library)
Friday, May 13               1-2 p.m.
Also 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
Offered upon request to groups or individuals. Call 412-623-2415.

SEARCHING DATABASES

PubMed Basics* (Falk Library Classroom 1)
Wednesday, May 4        10-11:30 a.m.
Thursday, June 2           1-2:30 p.m.

Focus on Behavioral Medicine: Searching in CINAHL* (Falk Library Classroom 1)
Monday, May 23            10:30 a.m.-noon

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETICS RESOURCES

DNA Analysis Tools* (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Wednesday, May 11       1-3 p.m.

Introduction to Vector NTI* (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Wednesday, May 25       1-3 p.m.

Pathway Analysis Tools 1* (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Wednesday, June 8        1-3 p.m.

Pathway Analysis Tools 2* (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Wednesday, June 22      1-3 p.m.

SOFTWARE TRAINING

EndNote Basics (Falk Library Classroom 2)
(Note: This class is usually full. Please arrive 15 minutes in advance to ensure seating.)
Wednesday, May 11      10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 9           10 a.m.-noon

Adobe Photoshop for Beginners (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Thursday, May 12          9:30-11 a.m.

PowerPoint for Beginners
Wednesday, May 25       9:30-11 a.m.   (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Wednesday, June 1        9-11 a.m.        (UPMC Shadyside Libraries)

Advanced PowerPoint for Presentations (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Thursday, June 16          9-11 a.m.

The WOW Factor: PowerPoint for Posters (Falk Library Classroom 2)
Wednesday, June 22       9:30-11 a.m.

Lunch With A Librarian
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.

Search Clinic
Thursday, May 12           noon-1 p.m.

The Nuts and Bolts of Publishing an Article: Resources and Strategies for Aspiring Authors
Tuesday, May 24            noon-1 p.m.

Searching for Dollar$: Grant Resources on the Web
Friday, June 10               noon-1 p.m.

Registered Research and Clinical Trial Databases
Wednesday, June 29       noon-1 p.m.

Classes

Why use PubMed? (UPMC Shadyside Libraries)
Monday, May 2               8:30-9:30 a.m.

Introduction to Refworks (UPMC Shadyside Libraries)
Thursday, June 16          10-11 a.m.

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

Twitter’s Clinical Applications
Thursday, May 12           3-4 p.m.

Testing Beyond the Laboratory: Finding Testing Instruments Used in Research and Clinical Settings
Thursday, June 23          3-4 p.m.

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

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

Posted in the April 2011 Issue