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News from the Library

Literature Searching Class

Thursday, October 14th @ 12pm-1pm CST

Need help looking for articles for your assignments? Literature searching in databases is much different than Google searching. Learn how to search PubMed with this literature searching class. You will learn how to translate your research question into a search strategy, which can save you hours!

Register here! 

Enroll in the SPH Library's Canvas Course

Be sure to enroll in our Canvas Course SPH Library and Learning Commons to keep up with the SPH Library! 

Library Orientation Recording

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Fundamentals of English Grammar 

Oct. 7 – Oct. 28, 2021; Thursdays, 10:00am–12:00pm

This course is designed for graduate students who want to improve their academic writing by "brushing up" on the fundamentals of English grammar. It focuses on grammatical issues commonly found in graduate student writing, such as the appropriate use of verb tenses. Students also have individual weekly meetings with the instructor and receive feedback on their own writing. To register for this course, please e-mail Dr. Patricia McEvoy-Jamil at

Academic Writing Style 

Oct. 6 – Oct. 27, 2021; Wednesdays, 1:30pm–3:30pm

This course is designed for graduate students who want to familiarize themselves with the stylistic choices preferred by English academic writing including word choice, flow, and concision so that they could become more confident academic writers to meet the academic challenges encountered at UTHealth School of Public Health and beyond. To register for this course, please e-mail Dr. Zhiling "Willa" Wu at

COVID-19 Information

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the UTHealth SPH Library & Graduate Communication Center (LGCC) remains strongly committed to providing resources and delivering services to the UTHealth SPH community while adhering to safety guidelines and policies. At this time, the library is open only to UTHealth SPH students, staff, and faculty, but it is limiting the maximum number of people allowed in its space. Per UTHealth policy and CDC guidelines, masks are highly recommended to enter the RAS Building and the library. Keep in mind that many, if not all, LGCC resources and services can be accessed remotely across our various online guides and teleconferencing software. Let's work together to ensure that we all stay safe and healthy as we continue the Spring 2021 semester!  


Offsite users may experience linking errors when accessing the Oxford Scholarship Online database. This will affect accessing resources used for the following courses: PH1321 Social Networks and HealthPH1450 Dissemination & Implementation Research Practice; PH2795 Disease Detectives: PH2845 Nutritional Epidemiology; PH2996 Capstone for EPID Students. Readings for these courses will be available for download in the SPH Library & Learning Commons course in Canvas. 

Submit Your Thesis/Dissertation

The SPH Library and Graduate Communication Center assists students with the preparation and depositing a SPH graduate's dissertation or thesis. We can assist with formulating your research, searching the databases for research topics and sources, and writing your research. Click here to read our Proquest Dissertations & Theses Global Guide for more information. This information is also accessible in the SPH Library and Learning Commons course in Canvas where students should submit their research for publishing. 

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Remote Access to Library Resources

For UTHealth SPH Library resources: You will see the Shibboleth authentication login box. Use your University credentials (i.e. your Canvas username/password) to login.


For TMC Library resources: You will use OpenAthens to login. 

Tip: Clear all your browser history and use two different browsers for each library otherwise you may not be able to access SPH Library resources especially SPH owned eBooks via the TMC Library institutional login.  


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