Fall 2012 workshops list

It is almost that time of the year again – the fall semester is right around the corner. Here is a list of workshops which will be offered starting in September:

Register here: http://www.tinyurl.com/2012Workshops

Intro to Sullivan Library

Tuesday, Sept 11 @ 11:15 – 11:45AM; Wednesday, Sept 12 @ 3:00 – 3:30PM; Wednesday, Sept 19 @ 11:15 – 11:45AM

Join us for one of these quick 30 minute sessions for the “low down” on library resources, and get a head start on your research for this semester! Topics include finding books, connecting to the databases, and a library tour.

Using the Online Catalog

Monday, Sept 24 @ 11:15 – 11:45AM

Books and journals! Learn how to search the catalog in depth to find physical books (available in the library), electronic books (available cover to cover on your computer) and physical journals (available in the Periodicals department).

Website Evaluation

Wednesday, Oct 3 @ 3:00 – 3:45PM

Learn how to separate the “good” from the “bad” when doing Google searches and how to determine if a website is appropriate for your academic research.

EBSCOhost Databases

Friday, Oct 12 @ 5:30 – 6:30PM; Tuesday, Oct 30 @ 12:00 – 1:00PM

EBSCOhost is the #1 search service for finding electronic journal articles, magazines, and newspapers. Regardless of your major, knowing how to search these databases effectively will help you save time and stress when doing research!

Research Made Easy

Monday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 – 1:00PM

Discover all the tricks and tips needed to gather your research into something spectacular, from setting deadlines to creating thesis statements – and everything in between!

Citations: APA and MLA basics

Wednesday, Oct 24 @ 11:00 – 11:45AM *or* 3:00 – 3:45PM

Learn the rules of APA and MLA, including paper formatting in Word 2007/2010, in-text citations, and reference lists.

EasyBib: APA and MLA generator

Wednesday, Nov 7 @ 11:00 – 11:30AM *or* 3:00 – 3:30PM

Stop by during this quick 30 minute session and learn all about EasyBib at http://www.easybib.com. You will be able to create a FREE premium account for APA/MLA reference lists and works cited pages! It’s that easy!

RefWorks

Monday, Nov 12 @ 12:00 – 1:00PM

Designed for the more serious scholar, this APA & MLA citation service available on our databases page allows for saving hundreds of citations as well as the full text of the article (if you upload it), and has tools for group collaboration.

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