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Sign up for Library Workshops - Winter 2008

Sign up for Library Workshops - Winter 2008

Sign up for Library Workshops - Winter 2008

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.
Rivera Library workshops are in blue.
Pentland Hills workshops are in lavender.

Register for a Winter 2008 Workshop

Jump Start

Friday, March 7, 1:10 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. This class should appear on the roster approximately two weeks before the scheduled date.

 

 

Previous Workshops 

Keys to the Life Sciences Literature: Biosis (new v.), CAB, Zoological Record

Three separate dates:

Tuesday, January 15, 10:10 am
Wednesday, January 16, 1:10 am
Thursday, January 17, 10:10 am

Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor: Steve Mitchell
Spend an hour learning how to use the most important life sciences literature databases. Mastery of the newest versions of BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, and Zoological Record is the key to finding thorough research results in most life science topics. Take a BIG step beyond Google for your studies and research. Open to faculty,graduate and undergraduate students.

 Web of Knowledge

Wednesday, January 30, 11:00 am 
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor: Lizbeth Langston
Do you want to search scholarly databases? Try the Web of Knowledge family.  Explore Web of Science—there’s something for everyone in Science, Social Science, and Arts & Humanities areas.  Test how databases work together.  With a personalized account, you can create alerts, and download citations into EndNote/EndNote Web, too.

Cites, Citing, and Citations

Tuesday, February 5, 10 am
Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor:
Having trouble creating your 'works cited' list or 'bibliography' in a specific citation style? This workshop will discuss the different elements of the citation, as well as, how to use a style guide to create your bibliography. Exercises will include creating some of the most common forms of citations in the humanities and social sciences.

Sign up for this workshop here. This class should appear on the roster approximately two weeks before the scheduled date.

Research Methods for Science Graduate Students 

Tuesday, February 5, 11:00 am 
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor: Marty Nemeth
Getting Information (including search tips/tricks and cited reference searching); Keeping Up with the literature (how to get automatic updates); Managing and Including References in you Thesis (Endnote overview).

 Can't find a book? What should I do now?

Tuesday, February 12, 3 pm
Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor: L. Wang
We'll cover reading call numbers, finding books on the shelf, placing searches for missing books, and requesting materials from other libraries including ILL and Link+.

Sign up for this workshop here. This class should appear on the roster approximately two weeks before the scheduled date.

Google Smart

Wednesday, February 20, 1:10 pm
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor: Michele Potter
Google is an amazing tool and it just keeps getting better. Learn some tips and tricks for finding exactly what you want with Google, quickly and efficiently. We will be looking at Google advanced searching, Google maps, Google Images, Google Books and Google Scholar.

Sign up for this workshop here. This class should appear on the roster approximately two weeks before the scheduled date.

Saving time with RSS Feeds

Wednesday, February 20, 1 pm
Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor:
Tired of having to go to your favorite blogs, podcasts, and news sources individually? Learn what a RSS Feed is and how you can set one up during this hands-on workshop.

Sign up for this workshop here. This class should appear on the roster approximately two weeks before the scheduled date.

 

EndNote Basics

Friday, February 29, 10:10 am
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor: Marie Bronoel

Wednesday, March 5, 2:10pm
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.

HELP! My Paper is due Tomorrow

Tuesday, March 4, 3:30 pm
Science Library, Room G71 - 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. This class should appear on the roster approximately two weeks before the scheduled date.

HELP! My Paper is due Tomorrow

Tuesday, March 4, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Pentland Hills - Instructor: Julie Mason and Marie Bronoel
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. This class should appear on the roster approximately two weeks before the scheduled date.

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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