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
|August 24, 2017||Library Orientation for Distance Education||6:00–7:00pm||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 25, 2017||Library Orientation for Transfer Students||2:00–3:00pm||Kelly McCallister||Register here||Be 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, 2017||Introduction to the Makerspace||2:00–3:00pm||Hannah Pope||Register here||Be introducted 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|
|September 20, 2017||Introduction to Mango and Pronunciator||2:00–3:00pm||Elizabeth Cramer||Register here||Interested 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, 2017||Research tips for Library databases||6:00–7:00pm||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! See also our other helpful tutorials.|
View Past Sessions
|Navigating the library databases||Kelly McCallister||View past session|
|Better Google and Google Scholar Searches||Megan Johnson and John Wiswell||View past session|
|Better Google Search||Megan Johnson||View past session|
|Library Orientation for DE students and faculty||Kelly McCallister||View past session|
|Roper Center for Public Opinion Research||Allan Scherlen||View past session|
|eBooks training||Beth Cramer and John Boyd||View past session|
|Orientation for transfer students||Kelly McCallister||View past session|
|Getting Full Text of Articles: Quick tips||John Wiswell||View past session|
|Quick look at eBooks||John Wiswell||View past session|
|Citation tools||Betsy Williams||View past session|
|Intro to PubMed||John Wiswell||View past session|
|Primary Resources||Mollie Peuler||View past session|
|Show me the money||Ken Johnson||View past session|
|Introduction to Mango Languages||Mollie Peuler||View past session|
|Adventure begins in the library||Beth Cramer and Mollie Peuler||View past session|
|Introduction to Mango and Pronunciator||Beth Cramer||View past session|
|Statista Database||John Boyd||View past session|