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April 2013

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Book a Private Study Room for Work or Study Groups

The Research Medical Library provides three spacious collaborative study rooms in the Pickens Tower location available for booking online.  Study rooms can be used by 2-6 people for up to 4 hours at a time, and can be booked up to thirty days in advance. They are available during the library’s open hours, which run from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Book your private study room here

The library’s South Campus location (4SCR1.1015) also has two meeting rooms equipped with MediaScape tables (pictured on the right).  These tables allow users to connect up to 6 laptops simultaneously, and change which laptop is displayed on the wall projection screen with a simple click.  These rooms, as well as laptops, are available for use during the South Campus location’s open hours from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and may be booked during earlier morning hours by special arrangement.  To reserve a room, contact South Campus librarian Amy Sisson at x36555 or


Browse Available Reference eBooks

eBooks from the Research Medical Library are available from your desktop at work or at home simply by logging in here.  eBooks from the Texas Medical Center Library are available for first-time users by registering for access or repeat users who have logged in using their TMC authentication.

Browse our special Reference Collection here

Library Essentials for Administrative Assistants Webinar

In this 3-part webinar series that you can watch in your office, we will feature specific library resources to assist you in the process of managing faculty publications. You will learn to search for important information available from the Research Medical Library including full-text articles, citations, books, and conference proceedings. This is open to all interested institutional members.

April 16 1-1:30pm
Part 1: Introduction to library databases and how to identify various types of citations.

April 22 1-1:30pm
Part 2: Searching for PubMed Citations, distinguishing between PMIDs and PMCIDs, using My NCBI, and setting up automatic email updates.

April 30 1-1:30pm
Part 3: Using Web of Science to search for Conference Proceedings and performing a cited reference search.

Schedule of Classes & Webinars

Classes are held in the library classroom (FCT21.6008) or at the library’s South Campus location (4SCR1.1125) unless otherwise noted.  Find the latest class schedule, class descriptions, and links.

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

MD Anderson employees should register through the Education Center. If you are unable to access the Education Center or have questions about classes, please contact April Aultman Becker at or 713-792-2293.

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