Upcoming Library Workshops

 

 

Online and In Person Workshops

Fall 2015 Semester Workshop List: Past sessions at bottom of page


FAQ

What do I need to attend a online workshop?
  • PC or Mac with Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox or Chrome.
  • A minimum of a 56K modem.
  • Speakers or headphones are required.
  • A microphone or the ability to text Chat.
How do I register for an online workshop?
Register for online workshops by clicking the ATTEND link.
  • Fill out the form to enroll
  • A message will be sent to the provided email when you submit your enrollment that contains a URL to attend the workshop.

How do I attend when it is time for the workshop?

  • Be sure to log in 20 minutes before the scheduled workshop. Use this time to test your microphone and speaker settings through the auto wizard.
  • The workshops will start on time, so there will not be anytime for troubleshooting during the workshop.

What if I cannot fit a session into my schedule?

Librarians can schedule one-on-one sessions either in person or online to accomodate scheduling conflicts. Fill out the RAP request form and a librarian will contact you.


Fall 2015 Semester Workshop List 

BETTER GOOGLE SEARCHES IN 30 MINUTES

This webinar will provide 5 tips to improve your search results. Be prepared to play along for a hands on learning experience.

Better Google Searches in 30 minutes

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

Tue, Oct. 6

2:00-3:00pm

Megan Johnson

Register here


EBOOKS TRAINING

The Belk Library has thousands of eBooks available for research or leisure reading. Learn how to identify, access and utilize eBooks to your best advantage. Open to all faculty, students, and staff.

eBooks Training

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

Wed, Sept. 23

3:00-4:00pm Elizabeth Cramer & John Boyd Register here 

 

 

LIBRARY ORIENTATION FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION STUDENTS AND FACULTY:ONLINE

Be introduced to an overview of Library resources and services specifically designed for Distance Education students, faculty and staff. Will learn about services such as book and article delivery, catalog search, RAP sessions, instruction requests, etc. Bring questions and requests! Check out our DE site: http://guides.library.appstate.edu/distance-education/home

Library orientation for Distance Education students and faculty 

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

Tues, Aug. 20

7:00-8:00pm

Kelly McCallister

Register Here

 

 

LIBRARY RESOURCES & SERVICES FOR FACULTY: ONLINE

Learn about all the great subject speific resources and services available to you. Examples include: instruction requests, reserves, NCDOCKS, reserve a room in the library etc. Check out our Faculty services link: http://www.library.appstate.edu/services/faculty

Library resources & services for faculty 

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

Tues, Aug 25

4:00-5:00pm

Kelly McCallister

Register Here

 


LIBRARY ORIENTATION FOR  TRANSFER STUDENTS:ONLINE

Be introduced to an overview of Library resources and services specifically designed for Transfer students. Will learn about services such as book and article delivery, catalog search, RAP sessions, instruction requests, etc. Bring questions and requests! Check out our Transfer Students site: http://guides.library.appstate.edu/transfer-students/home

Library orientation for Transfer Students

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

TBA

 

 

 

 


NAVIGATING THE LIBRARY DATABASES: ONLINE

Open to all departments, this hour long workshop will introduce you to the Library website. Special attention will be paid to the databases, APPsearch, libguides, citation help, Google Scholar and lots more. Come with a research topic! Other helpful tutorials: http://library.appstate.edu/gethelp/tutorials

Navigating the Library databases

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

Thurs, Aug 27

10:00-11:00am

Kelly McCallister

Register Here

 
 
 
PRIMARY SOURCES
This session will provide an overview of primary resources and their uses in research. An overview of the primary resource tools available via the library will also be provided.

Primary Sources

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

Thurs, Sept 3

10:00-11:00 am

Mollie Peuler

Register here

SEARCHING EDUCATION DATABASES: EDUCATION SOURCE AND ERIC: ONLINE

Need to locate scholarly, peer-reviewed articles?  In this session we will explore the two key scholarly education databases – Education Source and ERIC.  Come with your questions.  If you aren’t available to attend, please contact me for an appointment.  We can meet f2f or virtually (online or in Qwaq).  Lisa Abbott, abbottLT@appstate.edu
Searching Education Databases: Education Source and ERIC: Online

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

Thur, Oct. 8

4:00- 5:00 pm

Lisa Abbott

Register here

Wed, Oct. 28

5:00- 6:00pm

Lisa Abbott

Register here

 

SHOW ME THE MONEY! USING MORNINGSTAR FOR PERSONAL INVESTMENT RESEARCH

This workshop will provide an overview on how to use the library database Morningstar Investment Research Center for your personal investment research needs.  Researching companies, and mutual funds will be the primary focus. Link to database:http://library.appstate.edu/find/databases/title/M

Using Morningstar for Personal Investment Research

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

Thurs, Sept. 24

3:00-4:00

Ken Johnson

Register Here


WELCOME TO NEW NURSING STUDENTS 

Library services for DE students, using the Library's electronic resources, and using CINAHL to do beginning Nursing assignments.

Welcome to new Nursing students

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

Tuesday, Aug. 18

9:00-11:00 pm

John Wiswell

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Wednesday, Aug. 196:00-8:00 pmJohn WiswellComplete


 

VIEW PAST SESSIONS


Title

Instructor

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Navigating the library databases

Kelly McCallister

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Better Google and Google Scholar Searches

Megan Johnson and John Wiswell

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Better Google Search

Megan Johnson

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Library Orientation for DE students and faculty

Kelly McCallister

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Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

Allan Scherlen

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Using CINAHL

John Wiswell

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eBooks training

Beth Cramer and John Boyd

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Orientation for transfer students

Kelly McCallister

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Getting Full Text of Articles: Quick tips

John Wiswell

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Quick look at eBooks

John Wiswell

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Citation tools

Betsy Williams

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