Come to the Learning Commons @ Perry Library every Wednesday at 10 AM and 2 PM for a "Ten Minute Tip." This week's topic is Tips for using our EBSCO Databases. See our website for a complete schedule of topics: http://www.lib.odu.edu/researchassistance/tenminutetips.htm .
We would be happy to work with you if you are interested in giving your students class incentives for attendance at any of our workshops. Please contact email@example.com for additional information about Ten Minute Tips.
"Using EndNote Web with EndNote"
Learn how to collect references from the library's databases and export them into EndNote Web, a Web version of the desktop EndNote program. Use EndNote Web to share references with your colleagues. Contact Karen Vaughan firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
On Wednesday, March 20, from noon-1:00pm, we’ll be offering an EndNote Advanced Q/A workshop. If you've been using EndNote but still have some nagging questions about how to use it better, come to this workshop. We'll answer your questions about how to edit output styles, how to get more output styles, how to create references when all you have is a pdf, etc. Contact Karen Vaughan email@example.com for registration information.
On Thursday, March 21, from noon-1:00pm, come to Searching with PubMed. You’ll learn how to use this health sciences database more effectively. The focus will be on using MeSH (medical subject headings) and filters for more targeted results. Contact Charity Karcher firstname.lastname@example.org for registration information.
"Googling to the Max for Your Academic Research" -- This workshop focuses on advanced techniques in Google, Google Scholar, and Google Books to find sources appropriate for academic research.
Come to the Learning Commons Room 1306 on Thursday, March 7, from 11am-noon. Contact Megan Smith email@example.com for registration information.
Using EndNote with Library Databases!
On Saturday, February 23 from 10:30am - noon, come to the Learning Commons Instruction Room 1306 to learn how to collect references from the library’s databases and export them into EndNote, a powerful tool for organizing and managing your references. You will also learn how to import and format references in your Word document with Cite While You Write. If you bring your own laptop, we ask that you already have EndNote downloaded. Instructions and information available from the Tutorials & How-Tos link on the library web site.
Contact Karen Vaughan at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Hey Undergrads!! Wednesday is a busy day for workshops with you in mind.
Every Wednesday is 10-Minute Tip day. This week at either 10am or 2pm, you can meet in the Learning Commons for a 10-minute session on "How to find eBooks in the Library Catalog." We have a growing number of books that you can access online. Come and learn how to find them.
And, from 2-3pm, we're conducting a workshop on how to "Keep Yourself on Track: Easy Note-Taking in a Digital World." Learn how to organize your research notes in an easy and fun way by using apps for your IPad or Android tablets. Apps highlighted will include Evernote, Penultimate, and more. The workshop will include tips for organizing the information you need to keep track of your research for annotated bibliographies, research papers, theses, and more. (In the Learning Commons Room 1306)
Take advantage of these great learning opportunities!!
The library will be offering an EndNote training session via Adobe Connect on Thursday, February 7, from 6-7pm. Learn how to collect references from the library’s databases and export them into EndNote, a powerful tool for organizing and managing bibliographic references. You will also learn how to import and format references in your Word document (Cite While You Write).
All you need is an Internet connection. On Thursday at 6pm, go to http://connect.odu.edu/oduendnote and login in as a guest -- we'll meet you there. Contact Miriam Bridges email@example.com or 683-4169 - to register, or for more information.
For instructions on installing and using EndNote, see the how-to guide for using EndNote on the library's website.
"Library Resources for Education Students" will be held on Monday, February 11 from 3:00-4:00pm in the Learning Commons Room 1306. In this workshop, you will learn how to access and utilize the most useful databases and resources for education majors. Contact Lucy Rush firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
“What’s New in Some Popular Science & Engineering Databases” -- This workshop, geared toward faculty and graduate research, will highlight some of the most popular and heavily used science and engineering databases and describe new and improved features that allow you to gather more in-depth information in an efficient and effective manner. Some of these enhancements include:
- ability to search the Web of Science database, MEDLINE and BIOSIS Previews either individually, simultaneously, or any combination of two of the databases through the same search interface
- a huge collection of science and engineering conference proceedings has been added to the Web of Science database where searchers can now see who has cited particular conference papers
- the Engineering Village search interface for searching Compendex and INSPEC has been enhanced to include more search options from the opening search screen as well as more limiting or refining option from the results screen
The instructor will also answer any questions about current features of the databases or assist attendees with their research projects. The workshop will be held Saturday, February 16, 10:30am-noon, in the Learning Commons Room 1306. Contact Edward Wladas at email@example.com or 683-5910 to register.
Keep Yourself on Track: Easy Note-Taking in a Digital World
Learn how to organize your research notes in an easy and fun way by using apps for your IPad or Android tablets. Apps highlighted will include Evernote, Penultimate, and more. The workshop will include tips for organizing the information you need to keep track of your research for annotated bibliographies, research papers, thesis, and more.
Come to the Learning Commons Room 1306 on Tuesday, January 29 from 12:30-1:20. Presented by Elizabeth Hogue, ODU Libraries and Marissa Jimenez, Academic Enhancement