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Quick Information Sessions for Spring Quarter

April 4, 2012

The Health Sciences Library hosts weekly Quick Information Sessions to showcase various services and resources available to customers. Held in the new first floor collaborative space behind the desk, everyone is encouraged to attend and no registration is required. These sessions provide a good opportunity for customers to ask questions and get a brief overview of some of the ways the Health Sciences Library can help with education and research efforts.

iBooks Author
Tuesday, April 10, 2012; 12:30-1:30pm
Get a basic overview of the new iBooks Author application and watch as staff from the Health Sciences Library Digital Solutions team build a book for use in iBooks on the iPad.

Apps and Library eBooks on iPads
Wednesday, April 18 2012; 12:30-1:30pm
Check out a selection of HSL staff's favorite apps and see how library eBooks can be used on the iPad.

Mendeley: The Social Reference Management System
Thursday, April 26 2012; 3-4pm
This session will introduce Mendeley, the free reference manager and academic social network used to organize research and increase online collaboration.

Teaching is an Art (Using Art in Teaching)
Wednesday, May 9, 2012; 12:30-1:30pm
This presentation demonstrates how educational drawings, animations and videos were integrated into courses to help transform learning objectives into tangible concepts for students. The team will also share the steps involved in creating these components, including project efforts, timelines and on-campus resources.

Check Out New Models
Thursday, May 17, 2012; 12:30-1:30pm
New models include a ¾ size muscled leg and arm, a rotator cuff, a colored 22-part brain, a tongue, a torso with 19 removable organs and a lymphatic system chart.

Treasures from the Medical Heritage Center
Thursday, May 24, 2012; 12:30-1:30pm
Curators will be showcasing hidden treasures from the Medical Heritage Center collections.

Current Trends for Libraries - Highlights from the Medical Library Association 2012 Conference
Wednesday, May 30, 2012; 3-4pm
The MLA Conference entitled “Growing Opportunities: Changing Our Game” focused on the challenges, successes and current trends for libraries, including the convergence of changes with sustainability for libraries.