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Texas Heart Institute Library & Leaning Resource Center

|https://www.texasheart.org/education/library-learning-resource-center/

The Texas Heart Institute Library and Learning Resource Center was established in 1990 and has been located in the Denton A. Cooley Building since 2002.

The Library and Learning Resource Center is dedicated to supporting the activities and programs of the Texas Heart Institute as they relate to patient care, education and research. The department accomplishes its mission by maintaining an up-to-date collection of books, journals, audiovisual items, and other library materials related to the study and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Our collection includes 1,800 books, more than 1,900 audiovisual items, and subscriptions to more than 40 medical, scientific and technical journals.

May 2022

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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Write it Right! Writing for the Workplace | Library Class

June 29 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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This class will help you communicate clearly and effectively in the workplace, with a special focus on email conventions and etiquette. REGISTER

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July 2022

Impressive Presentations | Library Class

July 6 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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Refine your presentation skills to impress your colleagues and bring your research to life. This class covers basic presentation design principles, relaxation techniques, and public speaking tips. REGISTER

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