Monday, October 4, 2010

Online Library Workshops

We have brought back our online library skills workshops with an expanded schedule!

All of the workshops are offered on weekday evenings (mainly Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8pm.) They take place via a web conferencing tool called Elluminate. There is nothing for you to download, although your browser will automatically install a plug-in. All you need is a broadband internet connection plus one of the above:
  • computer speakers and microphone
  • an earphones/mic headset
  • a phone (once you log in, we will give you dial-in info.)
We are offering two main workshops:
  • Intro to Searching, which covers the basics of where to find library resources and how to do keyword searching effectively
  • Citing Your Sources, which covers making in-text citations and a bibliography in any of the required styles (APA, MLA, etc.)
and also a special topics workshop:
  • Intro to RefWorks - RefWorks is our online citation manager, a powerful tool that can help you save and organize all your research information, and insert perfectly formatted citations into your Word documents!
Sign up and find out more here: http://tinyurl.com/cynkkg

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