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Librarians teach classes on efficient and effective ways to search databases and published resources, on citation management, evidence-based practices, and other information management skills. Onsite library classes are scheduled each semester. See current class offerings below. Classes are free; click on a class below to register.

Librarians are available to develop a class to meet your needs. Classes can be held at either the TMC Library or your institution. To request a custom class or to have a librarian teach a workshop at your institution, please contact the Education & Liaison Services Librarian (ashlynn.kogut@exch.library.tmc.edu).

Tuesday Tech Lunches

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Upcoming Classes

Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter: Maianh Phi
Location: Street Level Classroom

Take your RefWorks skills to the next level! In this session, you will practice importing references using RefWorks tools, like the online search and RSS feed features; customize the settings on your shared folder; and work with Write-N-Cite. Bring your questions!

*It is highly recommended that participants have attended an introductory RefWorks session or have experience using Refworks.

Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter: Ashlynn Kogut
Location: Street Level Classroom

Identify how to locate the impact factor, citation counts, and journal metrics for your publications. In this session, you will use Scopus and Journal Citation Reports to find publication and journal metrics as well as learn about alternative metric (altmetric) tools for tracking web-based activity.

Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Presenter: Emmanuel Onwuachi
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: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter: Maianh Phi
Location: Street Level Conference Room

Become a Google search master! Learn about how Google’s search engine works, advanced search tricks to help you get more relevant results, and the best way to use Google Scholar in conjunction with library resources for your research.

*Part of our "Tues Tech Lunch" series w/ snack provided & brown bag lunch encouraged.

Date: Thursday, May 15, 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: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Presenter: Emmanuel Onwuachi
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: Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter: Maianh Phi
Location: Street Level Conference Room

You can use Google for more than just searching! Learn how to utilize tools from your Google Suite (Calendar, Drive, Keep, Tasks) to help you stay organized and share information with others. Please have your Google account set up before attending.

*Part of our “Tues Tech Lunch” series w/ snack provided & brown bag lunch encouraged.

Date: Thursday, June 5, 2014
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Presenter: Maianh Phi
Location: Street Level Classroom

Discover the ten TMC Library services that will make your research easier! Attendees will be able to apply for a library card, set up their Resource Access, and register their TMC institutional badge for entry into the library.

Date: Monday, June 9, 2014
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Presenter: Maianh Phi
Location: Street Level Classroom

Get started with RefWorks citation management software! RefWorks is a web-based citation management program that allows you to organize references in one convenient location as well as to format your paper and bibliography. This class will teach you to set up an account, import citations, build your bibliography and format your paper.

*It is highly recommended that participants in this class have experience searching PubMed or other databases, and using Microsoft Word.

Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter: Maianh Phi
Location: Street Level Classroom

Getting the information you need can be easy. Come learn search tips and tricks to find the information that you need quickly and efficiently. Techniques taught in the session are applicable to literature searching in any resource.

Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Presenter: Emmanuel Onwuachi
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.