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Workshops and Tours for November 2013
11/5/2013
Zotero for Beginners
Description: Bibliographies made easy! Learn to use the citation management system Zotero to collect, organize and cite research sources. Bring a laptop if you want to use Zotero in-class and visit http://guides.library.pdx.edu/managecitations for info on installing and using Zotero.
Type: Workshop
Instructor: Michael Bowman
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Millar Library - Room 170
11/7/2013
Mendeley for Beginners
Description: Bibliographies made easy! Learn to use the citation management system Mendeley to collect, organize and cite research sources. Bring a laptop if you want to use Mendeley in-class and visit http://guides.library.pdx.edu/managecitations for info on installing and using Mendeley.
Type: Workshop
Instructor: Michael Bowman
Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Millar Library - Room 170
11/8/2013
Grad Student Library Workshop Series: Discover Your Library
Description: An orientation to the Library and its resources, including a brief tour of the website and building. Refreshments will be served!
Prerequisites: Grad student status
Type: Workshop
Instructor: Gretta Siegel
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Millar Library - Room 160
11/13/2013
Online: Managing Information
Description: Organizational skills are critical to success in research. This session will present tips for staying organized, not getting overwhelmed with information, and approaching research methodically. This runs from note taking to citation management with programs like Zotero and Mendeley.
Prerequisites: Grad student status
Type: Workshop
Instructor: Michael Bowman
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Online
11/18/2013
Online: Zotero and Mendeley Basics
Description: Bibliographies made easy! Learn to use citation management tools Zotero and Mendeley to collect, organize and cite research sources. This will provide a basic overview of each system. Bring a laptop if you want to use the tools in-class and visit http://guides.library.pdx.edu/managecitations for info on installing and using Zotero and Mendeley.
Prerequisites: Some of these sessions will take place online, so be sure to look at the bottom of the description to make sure this will be provided in the medium of your choice. Online sessions will take place in a web conferencing environment called Elluminate, which requires a small Java applet download and the ability to hear audio through speakers or headphones (a microphone is recommended, but not required).
Type: Workshop
Instructor: Michael Bowman
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Online
11/19/2013
Scholarly Communications, Publishing, and Copyright
Description: What rights do graduate students have as authors? Are open-access journals a viable alternative for publication? This session will address these and other questions about the quickly changing world of publishing and copyright.
Prerequisites: Graduate Student
Type: Workshop
Instructor: Sarah Beasley
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Millar Library - Room 170
11/21/2013
Literature Review Research for Theses and Dissertations
Description: A thorough literature review sets the stage for success in a large research project like a thesis, dissertation, or grant proposal. This session will give students tips and strategies for conducting effective and comprehensive literature review research.
Prerequisites: Graduate Student
Type: Workshop
Instructor: Gretta Siegel
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Millar Library - Room 160

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