Picture & Video Editing Apps You Can’t Miss! (March 26, 2015)

March 24, 2015

pizzaMobile devices have made photographers and videographers of us all, but are you using those image and video tools to their full advantage? Do you have a video on your phone you need to edit and share with your colleagues and friends? Do you have a poster presentation coming up and want to quickly edit images on your tablet? Are you interested in making beautiful, high quality images for your event fliers? Do you like to eat pizza? If you’ve answered yes to any of the above questions, you should join us for the next Norris Medical Library Tech Lunch on March 26, 2015 at Noon in the West Conference Room where librarians will share their favorite, easy to use image and video editing apps!

Hands-On Advanced PowerPoint Training class on 3/24

March 20, 2015

nml2Have you ever wished your PowerPoint presentations looked more professional or struggled so long with the software only to have created a handful of slides by the end of the day? Have you felt that PowerPoint was your biggest obstacle to communicating your message?

The Norris Medical Library will offer a hands-on Advanced PowerPoint Training workshop on Tuesday, March 24th from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in the NML Computer Classroom on the upper level of the library. Come explore the features of PowerPoint 2013 and learn to make professional and attractive presentations. This class covers templates, SmartArt, sophisticated animation, inserting images, audios, videos, and more!

Please register for the workshop, as seating is limited.


Introduction to SAS Enterprise Guide and Data Mining with SAS Enterprise Miner (March 30, 2015)

March 17, 2015

The USC Department of Preventive Medicine’s in-house user group (iHUGS) is hosting an SAS training session on March 30, 2015, from 10:00 am-12:30 pm. Unfortunately, the in-person session is filled, but you can sign up to attend via WebEx, a web conferencing program. Training will be provided by SAS employees. Come learn how to explore, sample and model BIG data using visualization tools and add a NEW valuable skill set to your analysis tool box!

Find out more information on the event page and RSVP here!

PubMed Workshop: Maximize Your Potential and Minimize Your Frustrations!

March 11, 2015

PubMed Workshop Maximize Your PotentialDo you ever feel like searching PubMed is a mystifying ordeal? That perhaps you’re not seeing every citation you think you should? If your PubMed experience is leaving you frustrated, it is time to show that database who is in charge (hint: it is you). This workshop will be held in the Norris Medical Library’s 2nd Floor Computer Classroom on Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – Noon. Learn more about:

  • Searching PubMed with added efficiency
  • Strategies for keeping current
  • Using MyNCBI to organize searches/results
  • New features

Don’t forget to bring your own questions, concerns, or complaints! Our librarians will help you take charge of PubMed!

Please register for the workshop, as space is limited.

Extended Hours this Weekend: 3/13 & 3/14/2015

March 9, 2015

The library will have extended hours this coming weekend, as follows:

Friday, March 13: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 14: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.