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THI Library Classroom (C520K)

6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

September 2021

Impressive Presentations | Library Class

September 29 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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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October 2021

Wonders of Word: Beyond the Basics | Library Class

October 6 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 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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Excel | Library Class

October 13 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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. Part 1 focuses on data…

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EndNote 20 | Library Class

October 20 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Students get an introduction to using EndNote, a reference management tool, to organize their literature collection and create bibliographies in Word. Learn how to create an EndNote library and populate it by importing references directly from a folder of pdf files or from a PubMed search. You will also be introduced to how you can organize references in groups. Part 1: Create a new library, add references manually, switch bibliographic styles Part 2: Extract citations from a database, organize citations,…

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Collaborate with Microsoft Teams | Library Class

October 27 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

THI is relying on Microsoft Teams to keep us connected while we are working and learning remotely. We have put together a playlist of tutorials that should help you get the most out of Teams. REGISTER

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November 2021

Introduction to PubMed | Library Class

November 3 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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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Advanced PubMed | Library Class

November 10 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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! Web of Science (with Citation Counts) | Library Class

November 17 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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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December 2021

Keeping Current with Rapid Research Alerts | Library Class

December 1 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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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Find It All! Embase (with Drug and Device Tracking) | Library Class

December 8 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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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Research Tips | Library Class

December 15 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Do you have a research question, but don’t know where to start? Have you run out of places to search? Resources for Research can help! We’ll cover where to start, whether it’s a general research question or a detailed research project. We’ll discuss how to get your hands on full-text articles and other resources. REGISTER

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