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6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77010 United States

April 2019

Wonders of Word: Beyond the Basics | Library Class

April 26 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Learning Resource Center (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77010 United States

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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May 2019

PubMed I: No Sweat! | Library Class

May 10 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Learning Resource Center (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77010 United States

This class is an introduction to literature searching using the PubMed interface and the 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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PubMed II: Dig Deeper | Library Class

May 17 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Learning Resource Center (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77010 United States

The focus is on building more sophisticated searches using techniques that apply to any database. Topics include using Boolean operators to combine search terms, building on past searches, and focusing results. Truncating search terms, searching phrases, and using search tags as a means of limiting a search are also covered. This class also demonstrates the use of medical subject headings (MeSH). REGISTER

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PowerPoint I | Library Class

May 31 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Learning Resource Center (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77010 United States

This class covers the basic tools you need to create presentations from scratch using the new features of PPT 2016. It covers the basics, from how to make slides from scratch to inserting pictures and screenshots. We will also practice using some of PowerPoint’s special features like the eyedropper tool, which allows you to easily match colors on your slides. REGISTER

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June 2019

PowerPoint II | Library Class

June 7 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Learning Resource Center (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77010 United States

Learn how to add visual elements to your presentations – images, videos, tables, charts, animations in PowerPoint 2016. 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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