Upcoming Library Workshops

 

 

Online and In Person Workshops

Spring 2017 Semester Workshop List: Past sessions at bottom of page


FAQ

What do I need to attend an 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 any time 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 2017 Semester Workshop List 

DATE

WORKSHOP

TIME

INSTRUCTOR

REGISTER

DETAILS

January 20, 2017

Library Orientation for Distance Education

12:00-1:00pm

Kelly McCallister

View past session below

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

January 25, 2017

Getting the Most Out of PsycINFO

4:00-5:00pm

Jennifer Natale

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PsycINFO is a robust database that leads you to resources in psychology as well as behavioral and social sciences. In this workshop you will learn how to get the most from this database with tips on searching and advanced tools available.

January 30, 2017

Library Orientation for Transfer Students

12:00-1:00pm

Kelly McCallister

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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

February 5, 2017

Navigating the Library Databases

7:00-8:00pm

Kelly McCallister

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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 

February 13, 2017

Finding Articles in Education Databases – Zoom Online workshop

5:00-6:00pm

Lisa Abbott

View past session belowCome learn how to efficiently search Education Source and ERIC, the two key scholarly education databases.  Learn how to create a search strategy, obtain the full-text of articles, and more.  Please bring your questions. 
February 16, 2017

Zotero – Citation Management

12:00-1:15pm

Lisa Abbott

Rm 026 Belk Library

Register

Come learn about this cool, free tool.  You will learn how to create a personal library and capture citation information, pdfs and more.  Then when writing your paper you can easily insert in-text citations and create bibliographies.  Really.
February 20, 2017

Zotero – Citation Management

5:00-6:15pm

Lisa Abbott

View past session belowCome learn about this cool, free tool.  You will learn how to create a personal library and capture citation information, pdfs and more.  Then when writing your paper you can easily insert in-text citations and create bibliographies.  Really.
February 22, 2017

How to use eBooks

2:00-3:00pm

Beth Cramer and John Boyd

View past session belowThe 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
February 23, 2017

Finding Articles in Education Databases – Zoom Online workshop

12:00-1:00pm

Lisa Abbott

View past session belowCome learn how to efficiently search Education Source and ERIC, the two key scholarly education databases.  Learn how to create a search strategy, obtain the full-text of articles, and more.  Please bring your questions. 
March 7, 2017

Zotero – Citation Management 

5:00-6:15pm

Lisa Abbott

Rm 026 Belk Library

Register

Come learn about this cool, free tool.  You will learn how to create a personal library and capture citation information, pdfs and more.  Then when writing your paper you can easily insert in-text citations and create bibliographies.  Really.
March 22, 2017

Introduction to Mango and Pronunciator

3:30-4:30pm

Beth Cramer

Register here

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

March 26, 2017

Finding Articles in Education Databases – Zoom Online workshop

5:00-6:00pm

Lisa Abbott

Register hereCome learn how to efficiently search Education Source and ERIC, the two key scholarly education databases.  Learn how to create a search strategy, obtain the full-text of articles, and more.  Please bring your questions.


 

 


 

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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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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Intro to PubMed

John Wiswell

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Primary Resources

Mollie Peuler

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Show me the money

Ken Johnson

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Introduction to Mango Languages

Mollie Peuler

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Adventure begins in the library

Beth Cramer & Mollie Peuler

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Introduction to Mango and Pronunciator

Beth Cramer

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Statista Database

John Boyd

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