Join UC Libraries the 1st Fridays @ 4 for Fun, Food and Library Finds

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Held on Langsam Library’s fourth floor at 4 p.m., 1st Fridays @ 4 is a series of events hosted by the University of Cincinnati Libraries to provide students an opportunity to meet new friends and to explore the terrain of libraries, books and information through conversations, games and fun activities. Continue reading Join UC Libraries the 1st Fridays @ 4 for Fun, Food and Library Finds

June Lunch & Learn Series

lunchANDlearnThe Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library invites you to join us for our June Lunch & Learn instruction series, Thursdays, June 13 – 27, 12:10-12:50pm, in the Health Sciences Library Classroom (MSB G005G).

Bring your lunch and learn during these quick information sessions. Come to one session, a few, or them all! Seating is limited, so registration is recommended.

Schedule:

Thursday, June 13         iPad 101

Thursday, June 20         Excel Tips

Thursday, June 27         Free Screencasting Tools

View the complete Lunch & Learn schedule below. See descriptions and register online at http://webcentral.uc.edu/hslclass/

Snow Globes in the DAAP Library

snowglobe2Jenell Walton of Channel 9’s “The List” recently visited the Robert A. Deshon and Karl J. Schlachter Library for Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) and met with librarian Jennifer Krivickas to talk about the library’s snow globe collection. The snow globes will appear on “The List” sometime in July. For those who want to know more about the snow globes before the show airs, below is more information about the fun collection.

 

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New (Free) Medical Guidelines App for Students and Clinicians

Apple is advertising a new iPhone/iPad Guideline Central app that provides over 2,700 free guideline summaries that cover all of the main specialties.

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A few of the features:

  • Official recommendations from respected medical associations
  • Key points, treatment, management, prevention, and more
  • Well illustrated algorithms, charts, medical tables
  • And much more…

Click here to learn more about Guideline Central.

HSL Lunch & Learn Videos Available

Miss the Health Sciences Library’s February Lunch & Learn series? Don’t worry! You can now watch all four instruction sessions online. Check out videos by following the links below. The videos are also available on the HSL’s Tutorials guide at http://guides.libraries.uc.edu/hsltutorials.

Excel Tricks: Learn about some of the newer features available in Excel to make you a more effective user.

Free Screencasting Tools: Learn the basics on how to record a video of what you do on a computer screen using two free screencasting tools, Screencast-O-Matic and Jing.

iPad 101: A beginners’ look at iPads, including settings and some helpful apps.

Time Saving Tech Tips: Learn to leverage productivity apps (Evernote) and shortcuts to save you time and hassle.

Note: Videos are available in WMV format.