Workshops

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.

Fall 2017 Workshops

DateWorkshopTimeInstructorRegisterDetails
August 24, 2017Library Orientation for Distance Education6:00–7:00pmKelly McCallisterView past sessionBe 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 25, 2017Library Orientation for Transfer Students2:00–3:00pmKelly McCallisterView past sessionBe introduced to an overview of Library resources and services specifically designed for Transfer Students 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 Transfer site: http://guides.library.appstate.edu/transfer-students
August 28, 2017Introduction to the Makerspace2:00–3:00pmHannah PopeView past sessionBe introduced to the makerspace.A makerspace is a place where users of all skill levels can come together to bring their ideas to life by “making” things. Students, faculty and staff at Appalachian State University will be able to use the space to access tools, learn new skills, and create things both for academic and personal use.  Check out the site: http://guides.library.appstate.edu/makerspace
August 28, 2017Advanced Searching for Psychology & Counseling4:00-5:00pmJennifer NataleView past sessionThis workshop is targeted for graduate students in Human Development & Psychological Counseling, graduate students in Psychology, and undergraduates in Psychology Capstone courses. We will discuss various strategies for doing advanced research including an overview of specific library databases and resources.
September 20, 2017Introduction to Mango and Pronunciator2:00–3:00pmElizabeth CramerRegister hereInterested in learning a new language? Learn all about how to use Mango and Pronunciator online language learning systems to learn over 70 languages. Open to all faculty, students, and staff.
October 9, 2017Research tips for Library databases6:00–7:00pmKelly McCallisterRegister hereOpen 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! See also our other helpful tutorials.

View Past Sessions

DateWorkshopTimeInstructorView past session
August 24, 2017Library Orientation for Distance Education6:00–7:00pmKelly McCallisterClick here
August 28, 2017Introduction to the Makerspace2:00-3:00pmHannah PopeClick here