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 2018 Workshops

August 30, 2018Research Basics 1016:00-7:00pmKelly McCallisterRegister hereTools and tips on how to research using the library databases and journals. Bring a research topic and questions!
September 10, 2018Zotero- Citation Management4:00-5:15pmLisa AbbottBelk Library 026Come 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. 
This session is facilitated by Lisa Abbott, liaison librarian for education students.
September 13, 2018Finding Scholarly Articles in Education – Online Workshop4:00-4:45pmLisa 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.  This session is facilitated by Lisa Abbott, liaison librarian for education students.
September 26, 2018Learn a language: Mango and other language resources 3:30-4:30pmBeth Cramer and Mollie PeulerRegister hereDid you know the library can help you prepare for global studies and explorations with a wide range of resource? This session will introduce you to a myriad of global learning resources including language databases (Mango), documentaries and films (both on DVD and streaming), global literature, and travel guides. Let the online adventure begin!
September 28, 2018Zotero- Citation Management12:00-1:15pmLisa AbbottBelk Library 026Come 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. 
This session is facilitated by Lisa Abbott, liaison librarian for education students.
October 8, 2018Finding Scholarly Articles in Education – Online Workshop6:00-6:45pmLisa AbbotRegister 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.  This session is facilitated by Lisa Abbott, liaison librarian for education students.
October 18, 2018Zotero- Citation Management- Online4:00-5:15pmLisa 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. 
This session is facilitated by Lisa Abbott, liaison librarian for education students.
November 1, 2018  Finding Scholarly Articles in Education – Online Workshop12:00-12:45pmLisa 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.  This session is facilitated by Lisa Abbott, liaison librarian for education students. 
November 6, 2018Zotero- Citation Management- Online11:00-12:15pmLisa AbbottBelk Library 026Come 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. 
This session is facilitated by Lisa Abbott, liaison librarian for education students.

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