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Fall Workshops for Graduate Students

Introduction to University Library and Its Resources 


Friday, August 23rd, 2:00 – 3:00pm in UL 2120
Facilitator: Rhonda Huisman, Assistant Librarian

Jump-start your research skills with this overview of library resources, services, and search tools. You’ll be introduced to:

  • University Library’s website and grad student services
  • IUCAT, the IU libraries online catalog
  • Request Delivery via IUCAT
  • Using library databases to locate articles and more
  • Interlibrary Loan

To register: https://www.research.net/s/IntrotoUL


EndNote: The Basics for PCs
Tuesday, September 10th, 1:30 – 3:00pm in IT 121
Facilitator: Willie Miller, Assistant Librarian

What you’ll learn:

  • learn to capture citation/bibliographic information
  • use word processing programs to reformat your in-text citations and bibliographies
  • use a wide variety of style formats such as APA or Chicago
  • link references to files and web sites
  • add text to citations in “Cite While You Write”
  • work with footnotes in “Cite While You Write”
  • configure EndNote to retrieve full text articles from citations
  • create and share bibliographies using EndNote Web

To register http://ittraining.iu.edu/training/browse.aspx?group=EndNote&allopen=1
 

Finding Articles, Dissertations, and Theses 
Tuesday, September 10th, 3:00 - 5:00 pm in UL 2120
Facilitator: Meagan Lacy, Assistant Librarian

You’re writing your thesis, or you are undertaking a major research project. You need to search for information to support your ideas: how will you know when you have exhausted your search, when your research is comprehensive and complete? In this session, you will learn how to locate relevant databases for your research and formulate effective search statements so that you can find relevant information quickly and painlessly. We will discuss finding resources through IUCAT, IU’s online library catalog, searching in online resources (including journals and books), locating dissertations and thesis (to jumpstart your literature reviews!), interlibrary loan, and more.

To register: https://www.research.net/s/FindingArticles


Streamlining and organizing your research: Beyond citation management
Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:30 - 5:45pm in UL 2120
Facilitator: Heather Coates, Assistant Librarian

Do you spend way too much time finding your articles or citations when you are writing? Do you have articles saved in too many places? Do you want help organizing and managing your resources? Give us an hour of your time and we will show you tools and strategies to make your research more efficient. You’ll learn how to use Box, Endnote, and other online tools to manage your digital stuff.

To register: https://www.research.net/s/Streamliningandorganizing


Zotero
Monday, September 30th, 1:30 – 2:30pm in IT 127
Facilitator: Meagan Lacy, Assistant Librarian

What you’ll learn:

  • features of EndNote & Zotero
  • learn to capture citation/bibliographic information
  • learn to use folders and tags to organize a library
  • use word processing programs to reformat in-text citations and bibliographies
  • use a wide variety of style formats such as APA or Chicago
  • become familiar with the Microsoft Word plugin
  • learn to use the “sync” feature to access citations on multiple computers
  • learn to create Zotero groups
  • learn to import/export citations into Zotero

To register: http://ittraining.iu.edu/training/browse.aspx?workshop=ZOTBA


Endnote Web: The Basics
Wednesday, October 25th, 10:30am – 12:00pm in IT 121
Facilitator: Willie Miller, Assistant Librarian

What you'll learn:

  • install and configure EndNote from the IUware website
  • learn to capture citation/bibliographic information
  • use word processing programs to reformat in-text citations and bibliographies
  • use a wide variety of style formats such as APA or Chicago
  • link references to files and web sites
  • add text to citations in “Cite While You Write”
  • work with footnotes in “Cite While You Write”
  • configure EndNote to retrieve full text articles from citations
  • create and share bibliographies using EndNote Web

To register http://ittraining.iu.edu/training/browse.aspx?group=EndNote&allopen=1


EndNote: The Basics for Mac
Tuesday, November 5th, 10:30am – 12:00pm in UL 2120
Facilitator: Willie Miller, Assistant Librarian

What you’ll learn:

  • learn to capture citation/bibliographic information
  • use word processing programs to reformat your in-text citations and bibliographies
  • use a wide variety of style formats
  • Create and share groups
  • Link references to web sites
  • Add text to citations in “Cite While You Write”
  • Work with footnotes in “Cite While You Write”

To register http://ittraining.iu.edu/training/browse.aspx?group=EndNote&allopen=1


Getting Published: Authorship for Graduate Students
Tuesday, November 5th, 3:00 – 5:00 pm in UL 2120
Facilitator: Jere Odell, Assistant Librarian


Do you have great ideas that you'd like to share with researchers and readers in your field? Are you working on projects with faculty and others that will result in a poster or published article? Would you like to turn a great assignment, paper or thesis into a published work? In this workshop you will learn about the scholarly publishing process: how to get started, work with co-authors, select potential publishers, navigate peer review, negotiate your rights and promote your work to a broad audience.

To register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GettingPublished


Zotero
Tuesday, November 5th, 1:30 – 2:30pm in IT 127
Facilitator: Meagan Lacy, Assistant Librarian

What you’ll learn:

  • features of EndNote & Zotero
  • learn to capture citation/bibliographic information
  • learn to use folders and tags to organize a library
  • use word processing programs to reformat in-text citations and bibliographies
  • use a wide variety of style formats such as APA or Chicago
  • become familiar with the Microsoft Word plugin
  • learn to use the “sync” feature to access citations on multiple computers
  • learn to create Zotero groups
  • learn to import/export citations into Zotero

To register: http://ittraining.iu.edu/training/browse.aspx?workshop=ZOTBA


Last updated by lcalvert on 08/16/2013