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Sign up for Library Workshops - Spring 2008

Sign up for Library Workshops - Spring 2008

Sign up for Library Workshops - Spring 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.

Register for a Spring 2008 Workshop

Help! My paper is due tomorrow..

Two separate dates:

Tuesday, May 27, 3:10 pm  - 5 pm
Wednesday, May 28, 3:10 pm - 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.  Please feel free to drop in any time between 3-5 p.m. for assistance including citation formatting help.

Krista Ivy, Rivera Library Workshop Coordinator at krista.ivy@ucr.edu or
Julie Mason, Science Library Workshop Coordinator at julie.mason to schedule.

 

  Previous Workshops

Book Collecting

Wednesday, April 2, 1:00 pm
Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor:  Ken Furuta
This workshop is for students interested in applying for the Adam Repan Petko Memorial Student Book Collection Competition. Rules, guidelines, and tips will be discussed.

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

Two separate dates:

Monday, April 7, 2:10 pm
Tuesday, April 8, 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. 

 Research Methods for Science Graduate Students 

Thursday, April 10, 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).


The Un-Googles--Finding Net Information You Can Trust:
Search Engines that Feature Subject Expert Selected Resources

Wednesday, April 23, 11:10 am 
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor: Steve Mitchell
If you are a student or researcher, Google is great. However, to do thorough Net searching for resources of the highest quality, it often saves lots of time to use search engines that feature content selected by subject experts, not machines. In searching, like other areas, one size does not fit all.

Join us for an hour to explore these tools: INFOMINE, LII, IPL and others. Find out why they are useful and when to use them in your studies and research.

Beyond Monster.com: Company research for jobseekers

Thursday, April 24, 10:00 am 
Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor: Peter Bliss
You landed an interview, now what? Find out how to research potential employers using library databases.

 EndNote Basics

Thursday, April 24, 11:10 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.

  Get the Article Online: Using UC-eLinks

Wednesday, April 30, 4:00 pm 
Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor: Norma Juarez 
Learn how you can find thhe online version of a newspaper, journal, or magazine article using UC-eLinks. We'll also discuss how tofind or request those items not available online.

 EndNote Basics

Two separate dates:

Thursday, May 15, 11:00 am
Rivera Library, Room 140 - Instructor: Lulu Wang

Tuesday, May 20, 2:00 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.

Tips and Tricks for finding Chemical Information 

Friday, May 23, 1:10 pm 
Science Library, Room 122 - Instructor: Julie Mason
Learn how to easily navigate through SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts Online) and other Chemical information resources.  Pick up tips on searching for structures, reactions, and property data as well as using additional features such as creating histograms and table of contents browsing will also be introduced.  This class may also be scheduled and customized for individual lab groups.  Please contact Julie Mason to schedule.


 

 



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