Library Workshops – September 16-22 !

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Fri, Sep 14, 2012

In and Around the Library

RefWorks 101

Tuesday, Sept.18, 2012

6:00-7:00 p.m.

Library Lab A

Please sign up for an account before the session.

Hands-on: Learn how to get started with RefWorks: a bibliographic database & citation management tool. Create a personal database of your references then output them into many formats (MLA, APA, plus 100s more). Integrates with MS Word to create in-text references too.

Register

 

Reaxys: Powerful Chemical Research – Lunch & Learn for Graduate Students & Faculty

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.

Gateway 4104

Reaxys is a web-based research tool for chemists, chemical engineers or others interested in chemical structure searching. The search tool combines reaction and substance data with synthesis planning in organic, organometallic, inorganic and physical chemistry. Search for chemical facts including substance structures, reactions, and literature. Discover deeply excerpted compounds and related factual properties, reaction and synthesis information as well as bibliographic data.

Representative from Elsevier/Reaxys will be providing this training. They will also be providing lunch so please register so we have an accurate count.

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Summon – Simplify Your Research!

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

6:00-7:00 p.m.

Library Lab A

Have you ever wished that you could find library resources in one place? Well now you can. Summon is one stop shopping for searching for books, e-books, project reports, articles, patents and more. Instead of searching separately through many sources, you can search Summon to get the research you need quickly and easily. From your search results, it’s one step to the full text of articles or determining if a book is on the shelf. Summon is still growing –features continue to improve, and content is being added regularly. Come try it out and find out how it can benefit your research!

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Extreme Google: Expert Searching, Scholar & More

Friday, September 21, 2012

11:00 a.m.-noon

Library Lab B

Are you wasting too much time searching for information? Learn expert search techniques and other features of Google that may help you zone in quickly on the information you need.

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RefWorks 101

Saturday, September 22, 2012

3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Library Lab A

Please sign up for an account before the session.

Hands-on: Learn how to get started with RefWorks: a bibliographic database & citation management tool. Create a personal database of your references then output them into many formats (MLA, APA, plus 100s more). Integrates with MS Word to create in-text references too.

Register

 

 
 

 

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Lynne Riley coordinates research consultation services, ILL extensive research, and general research workshops. In addition, Lynne serves as primary library contact for questions, instruction, and information on copyright issues. She is the Research & Instruction department liaison with Access Services and assists with student reference training. She also serves as Library Liaison to the Humanities & Arts, and Social Sciences and Policy Studies Departments

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