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Sign up for Library Workshops - Fall 2007

Sign up for Library Workshops - Fall 2007

Sign up for Library Workshops - Fall 2007

The UCR Libraries offer hands-on workshops on a wide range of topics every quarter. These one-hour workshops are open to UCR students, staff, and faculty. Registration is encouraged, but not not required.  However, if too few people sign-up for a workshop, it might be cancelled.   Science Library workshops are in red and Rivera Library workshops are in blue.

Register for a Fall 2007 Workshop

 Intro to New ISI/Web of Knowledge Interface

Monday, December 17, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor:  Lizbeth Langston

Open to: All Subject Specialists, Reference desk staff, and any user of Web of Science, Biosis, etc.
Find out what's different about  the Web of Knowledge family of databases. The new and old versions are available now, but only the new version will be available as of January 27, 2008.

Intro to New ISI/Web of Knowledge Interface

Tuesday, December 18, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor:  Lizbeth Langston

Open to: All Subject Specialists, Reference desk staff, and any user of Web of Science, Biosis, etc.
Find out what's different about  the Web of Knowledge family of databases. The new and old versions are available now, but only the new version will be available as of January 27, 2008.

 

Krista Ivy, Rivera Library Workshop Coordinator at krista.ivy@ucr.edu or
Geetha Yapa, Science Library Workshop Coordinator at geetha.yapa@ucr.edu.

 

Previous Workshops

MySpace Science Library   

Tuesday, October 2, 3:10 pm
Wednesday, October 3, 12:30 pm

Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor:  Julie Mason
Join us for a student-to-student inside scoop on the Science Library including great places to study and relax. Learn why the Science Library is the best kept secret on campus.

How to Access E-Reserves

Wednesday, October 10, 11 am
Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor:  Carol Crowder 
Learn how to access materials on electronic reserves from on and off-campus. This workshop will explain how to search for materials, what your patron barcode is, and how to get a PIN.

Jump Start 

Thursday, October 11, 1 pm
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor:  Ying Shen
Get a head start on how to use various library resources, find books and journal articles.

Sign up for this workshop here.

New Graduate Student Lunch (AGSM, CHASS, and GSOE)

Monday, October 15, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor:  Judy Lee 
The UCR Libraries welcomes new graduate students in AGSM, CHASS, and GSOE with lunch! Join us in Rivera Library to learn about resources and services that can help you with your research and studies. Come meet knowledgeable and helpful librarians and library staff. Space is limited, so register early! Once space fills up for lunch, watch this web site for a short wait list (10).

Discover Rivera Library   

Tuesday, October 16, 11 am
Rivera Library, Room 140 -Instructor:  Chris Martone
Discover some of the best places to study, meet in groups, and relax in Rivera Library. This workshop includes a tour and an introduction to library resources and how to use them effectively. This workshop is for new or transfer students.

Sign up for this workshop here.

Lunch and Learn! (CNAS and BCOE New Graduate Students)

Wednesday, October 17, 12 pm - 1:00 pm
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor:  Science Librarians

Lunch is on us! Learn about UCR Libraries many resources and services, plus meet librarians who are subject specialists, knowledgeable about resources in your field.  Open to new Grad students only.

Discover Science Library 

Monday, October 22, 11 am
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor:  Ying Shen
Join us for a student-to-student inside scoop on the Science Library including great places to study and relax. Learn why the Science Library is the best kept secret on campus.

Sign up for this workshop here.


Web of Science

Wednesday, October 24, 10:10 am
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor:  Lizbeth Langston
In this class Web of Knowledge databases will be introduced along with Web of Science. WoK contains Journal Citation Reports, Zoological Record Biosis. Test how these databases work together, create alerts, and download citations into EndNote.


Beam Me Up Scotty! Searching the Universe of Books   

Wednesday, October 24, 3 pm
Rivera Library, Room 140  - Instructor: Lulu Wang

Would you like to be able to find materials in the library more efficiently? This workshop will teach you how to search Scotty as well as how to find books on the shelf.

Sign up for this workshop here.

Using the Library without Leaving your Dorms  

Wednesday, October 24, 6 pm
Pentland Hills, Computer Lab E112 - Instructor:  Marie Bronoel
Learn how to find information for your assignments without ever leaving your dorms.

Sign up for this workshop here.

Business Research Workshop

Thursday, October 25, 10 am
Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor:  Peter Bliss
Learn about the many databases UCR subscribes to that can be used to research company, industry, consumer and other business information.


EndNote Basics

Tuesday, October 30, 1 pm 
Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor:  Lulu Wang
Learn how to import citations and create bibliographies using the bibliographic management software, EndNote. This introductory workshop will also discuss how to search library databases using EndNote. Emphasis will be on social sciences and humanities databases.

 To Wiki or not to Wiki: That is the Question!   

Wednesday, October 31, 1 - 2 pm 
Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor:  Vicki Bloom 
Unsure about the appropriate use of Wikipedia for academic research? Join us for a discussion and a demonstration on how to identify authoritative, trustworthy, and relevant websites when searching for information on the Internet.


Sign up for this workshop here.

Key to the Life Sciences Literature

Two separate dates:
Monday, November 5, 10:10 - 11 am
Wednesday, November 7, 3:10 - 4 pm 
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor: Steve Mitchell
Spend an hour to learn how to use three of the most important life sciences literature databases. Knowledge of BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, and Zoological Record is the key to finding research results on most any life science topic. Take a big step beyond Google and learn how to open up the life science literature for your studies and research. 

It's a Snap! Finding Images using ARTstor

Wednesday, November 7, 11 am - 12 pm
Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor:  Krista Ivy
Come learn about the Libraries' newest image database ARTstor. This workshop will highlight the contents of this vast database as well as demonstrate how to retrieve, download, and print images. 
For more information, contact:

  • New Engineering and CS Graduate Student Library Orientation Welcome to UCR!

    Wednesday, November 7, 1:10 - 2pm
    Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor: Michele Potter
    Come to this worksop to learn about how to use the UCR Libraries to do research in engineering and computer science.  We will cover some of the main databases for finding articles and some of the services we offer for getting all of the materials you need.

    Technology Toolkit   

    Thursday, November 8, 2 - 3 pm 
    Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor:  Lulu Wang 
    Take advantage of the innovative technologies being utilized in the UCR Libraries! This workshop will introduce you to the following services: WebVPN, E-Reserves, laptop check-out, wireless@ucr, reserve a study room, etc.

    Sign up for this workshop here.

EndNote Basics

Friday, November 9, 10:10 - 11 am
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor:  Marie Bronoel
Learn how to import citations and create bibliographies using the bibliographic management software, EndNote. This introductory workshop will also discuss how to search library databases using EndNote.
Emphasis will be on Science databases.

EndNote Web

Wednesday, November 14, 10 - 11 am
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor: Lizbeth Langston
If you are looking for a way to store your research references online so that you can get to them from anywhere, EndNote Web may be a useful application for you. EndNote Web is available to all UCR students, faculty and staff and allows you to store references (information about useful books, journal articles etc...) in a handy online database that you can use to create reference lists in your research papers. We will discuss how to get it, how it works, useful features of the product and what its limitations are, compared to the full EndNote product.

HELP! My Paper is Due Tomorrow 

Thursday, November 15, 3 - 4 pm
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor:  Julie Mason
Bring your research/assignment topic and we'll direct you to the best resources to help you finish your paper on time.

Sign up for this workshop here.

Wednesday, November 28, 4 - 5 pm
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor:  Julie Mason
Bring your research/assignment topic and we'll direct you to the best resources to help you finish your paper on time.

Sign up for this workshop here.

SciFinder Scholar: Tips and Tricks for Effective Searching

Friday, November 30, 3:10 - 4 pm
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor:  Julie Mason

Learn how to easily navigate through SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts) and pick up tips on searching for structures, reactions, and property data.
Additional features such as creating histograms and table of contents browsing will also be introduced.
 
 

Intro to New ISI/Web of Knowledge Interface

Thursday, December 13, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor:  Lizbeth Langston

Open to: All campus users of Web of Science, Biosis, etc.
Do you use Web of Science, Biosis, CAB, or Zoological Record? Come to a workshop to see the new features and the new redesign.

Krista Ivy, Rivera Library Workshop Coordinator at krista.ivy@ucr.edu or
Geetha Yapa, Science Library Workshop Coordinator at geetha.yapa@ucr.edu.

 



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