Spring 2010 Workshops @ The Sullivan Library

[Registration opens two weeks in advance of session; register by calling 848-7506 or by emailing Nicole.Kranich (@) dc.edu]

Registration is open for the following two workshops:

Research on the Internet & Finding Books

Wednesday, January 27th    12:45 – 1:45 PM

Determine the best way to do research on the web, as well as locating resources to find the most useful books.

Evaluating Resources: Thumbs up or down?

Monday, February 1st     11:15 AM – noon

Find out what makes a good web resource, and hear useful lingo such as the difference between a “peer reviewed” journal and a trade magazine.

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Research Made Easy

Tuesday, February 9th   12:45 – 2:45 PM

Be taught how to do research, from choosing a topic all the way to designing an effective thesis statement. Hints and tricks to understand the process are included.

 NowQuest and Academic Search Elite

Thursday, February 18th     2:15 – 3:15 PM

Become skilled at finding journal articles using these two popular database options.

Citing Your Work With RefWorks

Tuesday, February 23rd      12:45 – 1:45 PM

RefWorks helps you build your works cited or reference list page, organize your citations, and store full-text documents remotely.

Database Searching: Find What You Need

Wednesday, March 10th     11:15 AM – noon

Understand how to formulate your search queries more effectively, as well as how database searching is different from searching Google.

Intro to Health Services Databases

Tuesday, March 16th       12:45 – 2:00 PM

Browse a sampling of useful nursing databases and understand how to navigate them efficiently to find journal articles.

Conducting Company Research

Thursday, March 25th      2:15 – 3:15 PM

Discover how to research a company, both for an assignment and as preparation for future job interviews!

Research Made Easy

Wednesday, April 14th      3:45 – 5:45 PM

Be taught how to do research, from choosing a topic all the way to designing an effective thesis  statement. Hints and tricks to understand the process are included.

Citing Your Work With RefWorks

Monday, April 19th       3:45 – 4:45 PM

RefWorks helps you build your works cited or reference list page, organize your citations, and  store full-text documents remotely.

Information Overload: Before You Drown

Tuesday, April 27th        12:45 – 1:30 PM

Find out what RSS feeds are, why they are useful, and how to set them up. Also included: how   to set up journal alerts for topics you need to know about A.S.A.P.

Google Searching – and Beyond

Monday, May 3rd       2:15 – 3:15 PM

Learn how to use Google’s advanced search feature to your advantage – and get a glimpse at the other useful Google tools to help you in your school work – and in your daily life!

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