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THI Library Classroom (C520K)

6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

December 2018

PowerPoint II | Library Class

December 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Adding visual elements to your presentations - images, videos, tables, charts, animations in PowerPoint 2016. If you are interested, please register by email at LLRC@texasheart.org. All classes are available as one-on-one or group sessions. We also develop classes to suit your needs! (examples; searching for IACUC justification, locating CV citations).

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January 2019

PowerPoint II | Library Class

January 18, 2019 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 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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Wonders of Word: Beyond the Basics | Library Class

January 25, 2019 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
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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February 2019

Write it Right! Writing for the Workplace | Library Class

February 8, 2019 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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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April 2019

EndNote | Library Class

April 12, 2019 | 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 to organize their literature collection and create bibliographies. 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. We also spend time on organizing the library and creating reference lists in Word. REGISTER

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Wonders of Word: Beyond the Basics | Library Class

April 26, 2019 | 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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May 2019

PubMed I: No Sweat! | Library Class

May 10, 2019 | 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 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, 2019 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 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, 2019 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 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 14, 2019 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 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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July 2019

Grant Writing Class | Outlines of NIH Research Grant Proposal

July 17, 2019 | 2:00 pm3:00 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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October 2019

Excel | Library Class

October 25, 2019 | 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. REGISTER

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November 2019

PowerPoint I | Library Class

November 1, 2019 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 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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CCU Fellow Bootcamp | “Basics of Cath/Interventional Fellows”

November 5, 2019 | 8:00 am9:00 am CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Location: THI Library and Learning Resource Center (C520K) www.texasheart.org/RSC

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PowerPoint II | Library Class

November 8, 2019 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 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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EndNote | Library Class

November 15, 2019 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Students get an introduction to using EndNote to organize their literature collection and create bibliographies. 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. We also spend time on organizing the library and creating reference lists in Word. REGISTER

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CCU Fellow Bootcamp: “Inotropes and MCS” | Priyanka Sen, MD

November 19, 2019 | 8:00 am9:00 am CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Priyanka Sen, MD THI Library and Learning Resource Center (C520K)

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December 2019

Wonders of Word: Beyond the Basics | Library Class

December 6, 2019 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
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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January 2020

Introduction to PubMed | Library Class

January 10, 2020 | 10:30 am11:00 am CST
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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Highlights of the New PubMed | Library Class

January 10, 2020 | 2:00 pm2:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

This class is for current users of PubMed to learn about New PubMed. The overhaul rolling out in 2020 includes a mobile-friendly design. There are also new search algorithms and features that make searching faster and simpler than before. Get a 30-minute introduction to the new features and try it out with a PubMed expert to guide the way. REGISTER

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Highlights of the New PubMed | Library Class

January 24, 2020 | 10:30 am11:00 am CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

This class is for current users of PubMed to learn about New PubMed. The overhaul rolling out in 2020 includes a mobile-friendly design. There are also new search algorithms and features that make searching faster and simpler than before. Get a 30-minute introduction to the new features and try it out with a PubMed expert to guide the way. REGISTER

Find out more »

Introduction to PubMed | Library Class

January 24, 2020 | 2:00 pm2:30 pm CST
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

Find out more »

EndNote | Library Class

January 31, 2020 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Students get an introduction to using EndNote to organize their literature collection and create bibliographies. 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. We also spend time on organizing the library and creating reference lists in Word. REGISTER

Find out more »

February 2020

Impressive Presentations | Library Class

February 7, 2020 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
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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Find it Fast! Scopus | Library Class

February 14, 2020 | 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. Scopus includes citation counts for articles and more engineering literature than PubMed. REGISTER

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PowerPoint II | Library Class

February 21, 2020 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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

Find out more »

Write it Right! Writing for the Workplace | Library Class

February 28, 2020 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

This class will help you communicate clearly and effectively in the workplace, with a special focus on email conventions and etiquette. REGISTER

Find out more »

March 2020

Excel | Library Class

March 6, 2020 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
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. REGISTER

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Intro to PubMed | Library Class

March 13, 2020 | 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 | CANCELLED

March 20, 2020 | 2:00 pm3:00 pm CDT
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. We use Boolean operators to build more precise subject searches. We introduce special search techniques like truncation, phrases, and field tags. This class also demonstrates the use of medical subject headings (MeSH) to quickly focus on your chosen topic. email us for an online tutorial

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EndNote | Library Class | CANCELLED

March 27, 2020 | 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 to organize their literature collection and create bibliographies. 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. We also spend time on organizing the library and creating reference lists in Word. email us for an online tutorial

Find out more »

April 2020

Rapid Research Alerts | Library Class | CANCELLED

April 3, 2020 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
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! Focus on Browzine and Read by QxMD. email us for a list of online tools to explore

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PowerPoint 1 | Library Class | CANCELLED

April 17, 2020 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

This class covers the basic tools you need to create presentations from scratch using the new features of PowerPoint. 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. email us for an online tutorial

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Embase | Library Class | CANCELLED

April 24, 2020 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
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 special Emtree terms for devices and drugs and more non-medical science literature than PubMed. email us for an online tutorial

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May 2020

Impressive Presentations | Library Class | CANCELLED

May 1, 2020 | 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

Find out more »

Scopus | Library Class | CANCELLED

May 8, 2020 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Explore the application of advanced search techniques to this subscription database. Scopus includes citation counts for articles and more engineering literature than PubMed. REGISTER

Find out more »

Excel | Library Class | CANCELLED

May 15, 2020 | 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. REGISTER

Find out more »

Word | Library Class | CANCELLED

May 29, 2020 | 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

Find out more »

June 2020

PowerPoint 2 | Library Class | CANCELLED

June 5, 2020 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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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Introduction to PubMed | Library Class| CANCELLED

June 12, 2020 | 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

Find out more »

Advanced PubMed | Library Class| CANCELLED

June 19, 2020 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
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. We use Boolean operators to build more precise subject searches. We introduce special search techniques like truncation, phrases, and field tags. This class also demonstrates the use of medical subject headings (MeSH) to quickly focus on your chosen topic. REGISTER

Find out more »

April 2021

PowerPoint I | Library Class

April 7, 2021 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

This class covers the basic tools you need to create presentations from scratch using the new features of PowerPoint. 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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PowerPoint II | Library Class

April 14, 2021 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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

Find out more »

Wonders of Word: Beyond the Basics | Library Class

April 21, 2021 | 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

Find out more »

Excel | Library Class

April 28, 2021 | 1:00 pm2:30 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. REGISTER

Find out more »

May 2021

Introduction to PubMed | Library Class

May 5, 2021 | 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

Find out more »

Advanced PubMed | Library Class

May 12, 2021 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
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. REGISTER

Find out more »

EndNote | Library Class

May 19, 2021 | 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. REGISTER

Find out more »

Collaborate with Microsoft Teams | Library Class

May 26, 2021 | 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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June 2021

Resources for Research | Library Class

June 2, 2021 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
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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Find It! Web of Science | Library Class

June 9, 2021 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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

Find out more »

Rapid Research Alerts | Library Class

June 16, 2021 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
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

Find out more »

Impressive Presentations | Library Class

June 23, 2021 | 1:00 pm2:30 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

Find out more »

Introduction to PubMed | Library Class

June 30, 2021 | 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

Find out more »

July 2021

Write It Right! | Library Class

July 7, 2021 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

This class will help you communicate clearly and effectively in the workplace, with a special focus on email conventions and etiquette. REGISTER

Find out more »

EndNote 20 | Library Class

July 14, 2021 | 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. REGISTER

Find out more »

Advanced PubMed | Library Class

July 21, 2021 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Want to get more out of PubMed? This advanced class focuses on building more sophisticated searches using techniques that apply to any database. REGISTER

Find out more »

Wonders of Word | Library Class

July 28, 2021 | 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

Find out more »

August 2021

Excel | Library Class

August 4, 2021 | 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. REGISTER

Find out more »

Collaborate with Teams | Library Class

August 11, 2021 | 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 more frequently. Join us for an interactive session where you'll learn new features to help you work together more efficiently. REGISTER

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PowerPoint I | Library Class

August 18, 2021 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

This class covers the basic tools you need to create presentations from scratch using the new features of PowerPoint. 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

Find out more »

Find It! Web of Science | Library Class

August 25, 2021 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
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 discovering high-impact literature or finding where to publish. REGISTER

Find out more »

September 2021

PowerPoint II | Library Class

September 1, 2021 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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

Find out more »

Introduction to PubMed | Library Class

September 8, 2021 | 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

September 15, 2021 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
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. REGISTER

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EndNote | Library Class

September 22, 2021 | 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. REGISTER

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Impressive Presentations | Library Class

September 29, 2021 | 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, 2021 | 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, 2021 | 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, 2021 | 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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Texas Heart Institute Archives Open House

October 21, 2021 | 12:30 pm1:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
October is American Archives Month

Drop in the THI Archives, housed in the Library & Learning Resource Center (C520) for a 5-minute tour featuring some of our favorite items from the collection.

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Collaborate with Microsoft Teams | Library Class

October 27, 2021 | 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, 2021 | 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, 2021 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Want to get more out of PubMed? This advanced class focuses on building more sophisticated searches using techniques that apply to any database. Field Searching, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings), Boolean operators REGISTER

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

November 17, 2021 | 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, 2021 | 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, 2021 | 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, 2021 | 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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January 2022

Wonders of Word: Beyond the Basics | Library Class

January 19 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
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

January 26 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
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. REGISTER

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February 2022

EndNote | Library Class

February 2 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
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. REGISTER

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PowerPoint II | Library Class

February 9 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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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Introduction to PubMed | Library Class

February 16 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
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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Collaborate with Microsoft Teams | Library Class

February 23 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CST
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States

THI is relying on Microsoft Teams to keep us connected whether working remotely or on site. We have put together a few tutorials and interactive exercises that should help you get the most out of Teams. REGISTER

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March 2022

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

March 2 | 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

Find out more »

Advanced PubMed | Library Class

March 9 | 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. Topics include field searching, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings), and Boolean operators. REGISTER

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

March 16 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
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

Find out more »

Impressive Presentations | Library Class

March 23 | 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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Write it Right! Writing for the Workplace | Library Class

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

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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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

Find out more »

May 2022

EndNote Citation Manager | Library Class

May 4 | 2:00 pm3:30 pm CDT
THI Library Classroom (C520K), 6770 Bertner Ave
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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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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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

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

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

Find out more »

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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