Upcoming Library Workshops

 

 

Online and In Person Workshops

Spring 2016 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 Register Here 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 accommodate  scheduling conflicts. Fill out the RAP request form and a librarian will contact you.


Spring 2016 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.

Date

Time

Instructor

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TBA


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

Date

Time

Instructor

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Thur, Feb 18

10:00am-11:00amBeth Cramer & John BoydRegister Here

INTRODUCTION TO MANGO LANGUAGES

Interested in learning a new language?  Learn all about how to use Mango Language's online language learning system to learn over 70 languages. Open to all faculty, students, and staff.

Date

Time

Instructor

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Thur, Jan 28

10:00am-11:00am

Mollie Peuler

Register Here

NTRODUCTION TO PUBMED

First 20 minutes: Getting started with PubMed. Accessing it. How it relates to Medline. Easy searches. Links to full text. 
Second 20 minutes: A few more advanced functions and techniques. (Not that advanced.)

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

TBA

 

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
 

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

Thur, Jan. 14

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Kelly McCallister

Register Here

Sat, Jan 30

10:00am- 11:00am

Kelly McCallister

Register Here

 

 

LIBRARY RESOURCES & SERVICES FOR FACULTY: ONLINE

Learn about all the great subject specific 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

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

Fri, Jan. 15

10:00am-11:00am

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

Date

Time

Instructor

Attend

Thur, Jan 21

10:00am-11:00am 

Kelly McCallister 

Register Here 

 

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

Date

Time

Instructor

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TBA

 
QUICK LOOK AT EBOOKS
Ebooks can be a nuisance. This 15 minute workshop will look at easy ways to use 3 kinds of ebooks that dominate our catalog: ebrary, EBSCO, and Safari ebooks. We will not need any passwords or new accounts (except your AppalNet if you're off campus). 
We will not address downloading entire ebooks during this workshop.

Date

Time

Instructor

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TBA

 
 

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


Date

Time

Instructor

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TBA


STEAMING VIDEO FOR ASULEARN AND BEYOND
For Instructors, Streaming Video for AsULearn and the Classroom 
We will start with an overview of current streaming resources. Then we will focus on Films on Demand, Swank, and Docuseek2. Also see our guide to Streaming Video, guides.library.appstate.edu/streaming-video. If you look at the guide, you might know almost everything I'll tell you or you might have questions that I can answer as part of this workshop.

Date

Time

Instructor

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TBA


WELCOME TO NEW NURSING STUDENTS 

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

Date

Time

Instructor

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TBA


 

VIEW PAST SESSIONS


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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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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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Primary Resources

Mollie Peuler

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Show me the money

Ken Johnson

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