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April 2022

Wonders of Word: Beyond the Basics | Library Class

April 20 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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This class focuses on strengthening Microsoft Word foundation skills. Get hands-on, step-by-step practice in the essential skills for efficiently creating professional documents. Build your confidence by editing and formatting three sample documents guided by the instructor who will also help you troubleshoot. Topics include moving sections of text, formatting text, adjusting line spacing, inserting pictures, creating indents and bullet lists, setting margins, adding sections and breaks, adding page numbers, and creating headers and footers. REGISTER

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Keeping Current with Rapid Research Alerts | Library Class

April 27 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Come explore tools for keeping up with the flood of new information – in the news and in medical journals. Keeping up with the latest medical news and research can be time-consuming. Learn how to stay current in half the time with search alerts and RSS feeds. Relax and have the information come to you! We’ll talk about e-journal readers, feed readers, web collectors, reading list organizers, guidelines apps, email alerts, and online networking. REGISTER

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May 2022

Crash Course in Excel | Library Class

May 11 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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This is a crash course in data entry tricks, formatting, and basic formulas. Most of us have never had formal instruction in Excel, but we somehow make it work. This class is designed with that in mind. Expect a fast-paced, interactive class that gives you a peek at the potential of Excel that you may be missing. We will cover some data entry shortcuts, sorting and filtering capabilities, as well as basic formulas and functions. REGISTER

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Introduction to PubMed | Library Class

May 18 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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This class is an introduction to literature searching using the most recent PubMed interface and options for customization. We focus on performing basic searches and narrowing results using the limits feature. Efficient ways to download or share citations are also covered. Using a My NCBI account to customize the PubMed interface and to save searches and citations is demonstrated. REGISTER

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Collaborate with Microsoft Teams | Library Class

May 25 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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THI is relying on Microsoft Teams to keep us connected to colleagues on and off site. We have put together some tutorials and a sandbox to try out new functions with the class. REGISTER

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June 2022

Find it All! Web of Science | Library Class

June 1 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Explore this subscription database. Web of Science is a database that contains bibliographic records and their citations. This allows for the citation counts that constitute the data behind JCR’s Impact Factors. Excellent for finding high-impact literature or finding where to publish. REGISTER

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Find it All! Advanced PubMed | Library Class

June 8 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Want to get more out of New PubMed? This advanced class focuses on building more sophisticated searches using techniques that apply to any database. Part 1 : Field Searching Part 2 : MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) Part 3 : Boolean operators REGISTER

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Find it All! Embase | Library Class

June 15 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Explore the application of advanced search techniques to this subscription database. Embase includes a comprehensive index of peer-reviewed biomedical literature not covered by PubMed and combines its own Emtree terms for devices, drugs and more to make papers easier to find. REGISTER

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PowerPoint II | Library Class

June 22 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Learn how to add visual elements to your presentations – images, videos, tables, charts, animations in PowerPoint. Participants in this class should have some working knowledge of PowerPoint. Students learn how to create tables and graphs, as well as insert pictures, objects, and video clips into their presentations. Applying animation is also introduced. REGISTER

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