Alumni Instruction & Outreach
Instruction at the Library
Alumni may contact Outreach Librarian Andi Spencer (firstname.lastname@example.org, 817-735-2469) to make an appointment for instruction in the use of our resources. You may also request a re-orientation session to learn about the current resources and facilities offered by the Library.
Alumni may obtain research assistance or instruction remotely by calling the Reference Office (817-735-2070) or by using the Ask a Librarian form.
Continuing Education & Outreach
The Lewis Library provides continuing education classes and outreach services to Health Science Center alumni and other health professionals in the Fort Worth area. Under the guidelines of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, we function as the Medical and Health Resource Library for twenty-four Texas counties west of Fort Worth. We also have state-wide responsibility to serve as the primary information resource for all of the Doctors of Osteopathy and osteopathic facilities in Texas.
The services listed below may be offered on campus or at your institution. Contact Lisa Smith, Deputy Director (Lisa.Smith@unthsc.edu, 817-735-2601) to discuss these any of these services or to arrange a class.
Professional Education Classes
- Courses describing effective database searching techniques.
- Instruction in the use of research tools for Allied Health Professionals.
- On-demand courses tailored to the research interests of specific professions (e.g., Internal Medicine, Oncology Nursing, Statistic Resources for Public Health Practitioners).
Consumer Health Education
Lectures describing Health Information Tools for the Consumer
Exhibits and booths at local Health Fairs.
National Library of Medicine Resource Classes
- Librarians teach classes in the use of National Library of Medicine databases and resources. Nurses may receive CNE credit for attendance. Examples of classes that may be offered: Introduction to PubMed Searching, Consumer Health Resources from the National Library of Medicine
Promote National Library of Medicine Services
Provide Alumni with information describing NLM Educational Fellowships and Grants.
Assist Alumni in identifying NLM grant and research funding opportunities.