Workshops

What do I need to attend an online workshop?

  • Any device 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?

All online workshops are recorded and archived below in the View Past Sessions section. Or, 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 2019 Workshops

January 15, 2019Research Basics 1016:30-7:30pmKelly McCallisterView past session belowTools and tips on how to research using the library databases and journals. Bring a research topic and questions!
January, 18, 2019 Library Orientation for App State Online Faculty 2:00-3:00pm Kelly McCallister  Learn about the Library resources and services available to you. Check out the App State Online guide for more information
January 24, 2019New alternatives to Google Scholar and Web of Science3:00-4:00pmJohn Wiswell Learn about these two new, free, non-Google tools for searching the scientific and scholarly literature (articles mostly, and other products): Dimensions and The Lens.  (See app.dimensions.ai and lens.org)
February 19, 2019Language Learning at the Library: Mango and more.2:00-3:00pmBeth Cramer & Mollie PeulerRegister hereWanting to learn or improve another language? The library has many language learning resources, including Mango, an interactive online resource with over 70 languages available. 
February 20, 2019Evaluating Online Sources3:30-4:30 pmJackie EaglesonRegister hereLearn how to evaluate online sources.  Use this skill to choose appropriate internet sources for your research and to arm yourself against false or biased information shared through social media.
February 22, 2019Getting Started with Zotero – Citation Management12:00-1:15pm Lisa AbbottRm. 026 in Belk Library  RegisterCome learn about this cool, free tool that integrates with your web browser.  Create a personal library to capture and store citations, pdf’s and more that you locate online.  Easily insert in-text citations and create bibliographies when you are writing your paper.  This session is open to students, faculty and staff. 
February 25, 2018Library Research for Education Students12:00-1:00pm Lisa Abbott RegisterAre you writing a paper or working on a literature review?  Not sure where and how to search?  Come learn searching tips and more using the databases Education Source and ERIC.  Please bring your questions. 
March 12, 2019 Library Research for Education Students 4:00-5:00pm Lisa Abbott  Register Are you writing a paper or working on a literature review?  Not sure where and how to search?  Come learn searching tips and more using the databases Education Source and ERIC.  Please bring your questions. 
March 14, 2019 Getting Started with Zotero – Citation Management 4:00-5:15 pm Lisa Abbott Register  Come learn about this cool, free tool that integrates with your web browser.  Create a personal library to capture and store citations, pdf’s and more that you locate online.  Easily insert in-text citations and create bibliographies when you are writing your paper.  This session is open to students, faculty and staff.
March 25, 2019Getting Started with Zotero – Citation Management4:00-5:00pmLisa AbbottRm. 026 Belk Library RegisterCome learn about this cool, free tool that integrates with your web browser.  Create a personal library to capture and store citations, pdf’s and more that you locate online.  Easily insert in-text citations and create bibliographies when you are writing your paper.  This session is open to students, faculty and staff. 

View Past Sessions

DateWorkshopTimeInstructorView past sessionUseful Links
August 24, 2017Library Orientation for Distance Education6:00–7:00pmKelly McCallisterClick herehttp://guides.library.appstate.edu/distance-education
August 28, 2017Introduction to the Makerspace2:00-3:00pmHannah PopeClick herehttp://guides.library.appstate.edu/makerspace
September 20, 2017Introduction to Mango and Pronunciator2:00–3:00pmElizabeth CramerClick herehttp://guides.library.appstate.edu/languageresources
February 26, 2018Don't Be An Image Thief12:00-1:00pmJenn NataleClick herehttp://guides.library.appstate.edu/freetech/image
January 15, 2019Research Basics 1016:30-7:30pmKelly McCallisterClick here http://guides.library.appstate.edu/index