Upcoming Library Workshops

 

 

Online and In Person Workshops

Fall 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.


Fall 2016 Semester Workshop List 

DATE

WORKSHOP

TIME

INSTRUCTOR

REGISTER

DETAILS

August 25, 2016

Library Orientation for Distance Education

12:00-1:00pm

Kelly McCallister

Register here

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

August 29, 2016

Library Orientation for Transfer Students

11:00-12:00pm

Kelly McCallister

Register here

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

August 31, 2016

Introduction to searching health sciences literature

6:30-7:30pm

John Wiswell

Register here

CINAHL, PubMed, and getting full text.  Briefly: Obstacles to library access. APPsearch and other tools.

September 12, 2016

Navigating the Library Databases

12:00-1:00pm

Kelly McCallister

Register here

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 

September 14, 2016

Using eBooks

1:00-2:00pm

Beth Cramer and John Boyd

Register here

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.

September 22, 2016

Using InterLibrary Loan

11:00-12:00pm

Kelly McCallister

Register here
This workshop will show you how to request items from Illiad and the Request it function on the Belk Library catalog.
September 27, 2016

Statista Database

4:00-5:00pm

John Boyd

Register here
Be introduced to the Statista database, which gives you access to over one million statistics and facts, covering over 80,000 topics from 18,000 sources in a single platform. 

October 5, 2016

Introduction to Mango and Pronunciator

4:00-5:00pm

Beth Cramer

Register here

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.

 

 

 


 

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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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