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.

Spring 2018 Workshops

January 23, 2018Library 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
January 26, 2018Library Orientation for Transfer Students1:00-2:00pmKelly 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
February 15, 2018Introduction to Mango3:00-4:00pmElizabeth CramerView past sessionMango is an interactive online language learning program available to all Appalachian students, staff, and faculty. Mango features a free mobile app, learning through film, and the ability to track your progress. 
February 15, 2018Using CINAHL and PubMed to access the Nursing and Health Sciences Literature4:00-4:45pmJohn WiswellCompleteRN-BSN students have been using CINAHL, but let’s take a look at using PubMed and a few other tools.  Also we’ll look at getting full text and other problems.  Non-Nursing students welcome also.
February 21, 2018Introduction to eBooks3:00-4:00pmJohn BoydCompleteCheck out how to access Belk Library's over 400,000 eBooks in all subjects. This hour long workshop will show you how to search for and access our eBook collection. More information here: http://guides.library.appstate.edu/ebooks
February 22, 2018Using CINAHL and PubMed to access the Nursing and Health Sciences Literature3:00-3:45pmJohn WiswellCompleteRN-BSN students have been using CINAHL, but let’s take a look at using PubMed and a few other tools.  Also we’ll look at getting full text and other problems.  Non-Nursing students welcome also.
February 23, 2018Using CINAHL and PubMed to access the Nursing and Health Sciences Literature2:00-2:45pmJohn WiswellCompleteRN-BSN students have been using CINAHL, but let’s take a look at using PubMed and a few other tools.  Also we’ll look at getting full text and other problems.  Non-Nursing students welcome also.
February 26, 2018Don't Be An Image Thief12:00-1:00pmJenn NataleView past sessonHave you copied and pasted an image from a Google image search? Did you have permission to use it and properly credit the creator? We all want to create professional and engaging presentations, posters, and flyers! In this workshop, I'll share some locations for finding quality images and the proper (read, legal) way to use them and credit the original creator.http://guides.library.appstate.edu/freetech/image
February 28, 2018Finding Scholarly Articles in Education 5:00-5:45pmLisa AbbottRegister hereAre you writing an education-related research paper and you are not sure where and how to search?  Come learn how to create a search strategy, obtain the full-text of articles and more.  We’ll search in Education Source and ERIC, the two key scholarly education databases.  Please bring your questions.  
March 13, 2018Zotero – Citation Management 4:00-5:15pm Lisa AbbottRm 026 Belk Library.Register hereCome learn about this cool, free tool.  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.  No more cutting and pasting citation information into a Word document.  No more trying to find that pdf you saved somewhere on your desktop.  Really. 
March 15, 2018Finding Scholarly Articles in Education 4:00-4:45pmLisa AbbottRegister hereAre you writing an education-related research paper and you are not sure where and how to search?  Come learn how to create a search strategy, obtain the full-text of articles and more.  We’ll search in Education Source and ERIC, the two key scholarly education databases.  Please bring your questions.   
March 19, 2018Zotero – Citation Management 12:00-1:15pmLisa AbbottRm 026 Belk Library. Register hereCome learn about this cool, free tool.  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.  No more cutting and pasting citation information into a Word document.  No more trying to find that pdf you saved somewhere on your desktop.  Really.  
March 26, 2018Zotero – Citation Management 4:00-5:15pmLisa AbbottRegister hereCome learn about this cool, free tool.  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.  No more cutting and pasting citation information into a Word document.  No more trying to find that pdf you saved somewhere on your desktop.  Really. 

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