Alumni Instruction & Outreach

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Instruction at the Library


Alumni may contact Myriam Martinez-Banuelos, Outreach Librarian / Bibliotecaria de Enlace Comunitario (Myriam.Martinez-Banuelos@unthsc.edu, 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.

Off-Campus Instruction


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


  • 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.
  • Services may be offered on campus or at your institution. Contact Myriam Martinez-Banuelos, Outreach Librarian / Bibliotecaria de Enlace Comunitario (Myriam.Martinez-Banuelos@unthsc.edu, 817-735-2469), 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.

Page last updated on May 08, 2014