The Fragrance Shed by a Violet – A Medical Mystery set in the Texas Medical Center
Friday, October 3, 2014 11:30 am– 1:00 pm
Lobby of the TMC Library – 1133 John Freeman Blvd.
Hear Lin speak and sign her books at the TMC Library and enjoy light refreshments.
Lin worked in the Texas Medical Center for almost 25 years as Dr. Lin Weeks, with the last 18 years as VP of Operations at Memorial Hermann and Chair of the Institutional Ethics Committee while also earning her Doctorate in Public Health from the UTHealth School of Public Health in 1995.
While serving as Chair of the Hermann Hospital Institutional Ethics Committee for five years, Weeks-Wilder was featured in TIME Magazine and in Lisa Belkin’s award winning documentary book, First Do No Harm about the committee and Weeks-Wilder.
Now a full-time writer, Dr. Wilder has published over 38 articles and 6 books on topics such as hospital management, institutional ethics, cardiovascular physiology, nursing practice, management and Catholic Christianity. She is currently writing the sequel to The Fragrance Shed by a Violet.
Informahealthcare is a leading STM publisher, offering peer-reviewed content from disciplines across pharmaceutical research, life science and clinical medicine. Our subscriptions cover full text from 1997 to the present, and may be accessed from either our Summon search tool, our PubMed link, or our via the A to Z list page on our library website.
Just go to Search Resources from the library homepage, and choose the access point that best fits your research needs.
We are excited to announce our new Google-like single search tool that will be implemented on Wednesday, August 27 (demo below). As always, we are available for one-on-one questions and group instruction. Please contact us via e-mail, chat, text or phone at: http://askus.library.tmc.edu/
Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014 Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm Presenter: Adela Justice Location: Street Level Classroom
Learn how to use PubMed, the National Library of Medicine’s search service, which provides access to over 23 million citations for biomedical literature. Emphasis will be on searching by keywords, subject headings, and authors as well as on using filters and limiters to retrieve relevant information.
Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm Presenter: Beatriz Varman Location: Street Level Classroom
Have you been asked to work on a systematic review but don’t know where to start? This introductory class will give you an overview of what a systematic review is, help you define a clinical question and choose the right databases to search.
A brief overview of PRISMA Guidelines for reporting systematic reviews will be included.
Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014 Time: 10:00am – 11:00am Presenter: Kate Krause Location: Street Level Classroom
These two databases search over 500 journals in nursing as well as allied health, alternative medicine, and consumer health. They give evidence-based information on diseases and conditions, treatment options, and drug information. Learn how to search with precision, save your searches, receive alerts when new articles are published, and download the mobile apps.