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January 2014

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Hey, Faculty: The Library Can Help Your Students Learn

Do your students need help finding and evaluating scholarly sources in the literature?  Do they need a refresher on avoiding plagiarism and citing sources? 

The Research Medical Library can help.

We can:

  • schedule customized educational sessions based on the needs of your courses and assignments
  • meet one-on-one with students to help get them started with their research
  • help your students write better and achieve higher grades
  • order books and materials to support your curriculum
  • embed a librarian as a teaching assistants in Sakai to assist students.

We are happy to visit your class to instruct your students at a time that is convenient for you.

Don’t have time to schedule a librarian visit?  Contact us and we can work on other options!

For more information, contact the Research Medical Library at 713-792-2282 or

Hey, Students: The Library Can Help You Be Successful

Do you need help finding and evaluating scholarly sources in the literature?  Do need a quiet space to study? 

The Research Medical Library can help.

We can:

  • assist you in finding relevant books and articles both in print and online.
  • help you cite your sources.
  • help you book a private study room that seats up to six people.
  • offer you a quiet study space with forty public computers and a reliable internet connection.
  • proctor exams for you.
  • help you access eBooks and full-text articles off-campus.
  • give you access to free library apps for your smartphone and tablets, like UpToDate.

Webinar: Dr. Google, Mr. PubMed

This webinar will explore the good, the bad and the ugly of searching Google, Google Scholar, and PubMed. Learn best practices for searching and finding relevant, authoritative online sources. Join us to find out when and how to search PubMed and Google more effectively.

To attend the Webinar: REGISTER HERE

January 9, 2014 11:00am – 11:30am

Questions? Contact Laurissa Gann:; 713-794-1111

Schedule of Classes & Webinars

Classes are held in the library classroom (FCT21.6008) unless otherwise noted.  Find the latest class schedule, class descriptions, and links here.

Webinars are live online classes that can be viewed from your desktop. Check out our upcoming webinars and archived webinars.

If you have questions about classes, please contact the Library at or 713-792-2282.

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