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Workshops and Tours for May 2013
4/9/2013
Library Tour
Description: Take a guided tour of the library and learn about the different services and facilities that are available to help you with research. Library Tours last 1/2 hour and are offered twice a week. Please call 503 725-5874 if you have questions about the tours.
Type: Tour
Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
Location: Millar Library - Room 160
4/10/2013
Library Tour
Description: Take a guided tour of the library and learn about the different services and facilities that are available to help you with research. Library Tours last 1/2 hour and are offered twice a week. Please call 503 725-5874 if you have questions about the tours.
Type: Tour
Time: 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Millar Library - Circulation Desk
 
Online: Embedding Articles, Books and Multimedia in Online Classes
Description: The Portland State University Library provides access to a wealth of online materials that can be used as online course content. Learn how to seamlessly integrate online articles, books, and multimedia with D2L while respecting copyright and licensing agreements.
Level: For faculty and graduate students
Type: Workshop
Instructor: Amy Hofer
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Online
4/12/2013
Embedding Articles, Books and Multimedia in Online Classes
Description: The Portland State University Library provides access to a wealth of online materials that can be used as online course content. Learn how to seamlessly integrate online articles, books, and multimedia with D2L while respecting copyright and licensing agreements.
Level: For faculty and graduate students
Type: Workshop
Instructor: Amy Hofer
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Millar Library - Room 170
4/16/2013
Library Tour
Description: Take a guided tour of the library and learn about the different services and facilities that are available to help you with research. Library Tours last 1/2 hour and are offered twice a week. Please call 503 725-5874 if you have questions about the tours.
Type: Tour
Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
Location: Millar Library - Circulation Desk
4/17/2013
Library Tour
Description: Take a guided tour of the library and learn about the different services and facilities that are available to help you with research. Library Tours last 1/2 hour and are offered twice a week. Please call 503 725-5874 if you have questions about the tours.
Type: Tour
Time: 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Millar Library - Circulation Desk
4/19/2013
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: Meredith Farks
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Millar Library - Room 170
4/23/2013
Library Tour
Description: Take a guided tour of the library and learn about the different services and facilities that are available to help you with research. Library Tours last 1/2 hour and are offered twice a week. Please call 503 725-5874 if you have questions about the tours.
Type: Tour
Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
Location: Millar Library - Circulation Desk
 
Finding Non-English Materials
Description: Can't find books or articles in Spanish or Russian? Want to know if the library has Harry Potter in Japanese? Wonder no more! This workshop will help you discover books, articles and DVDs in an array of languages, both online and libraries worldwide. We will review searching for materials via library catalogs and online databases, as well as how to use online translation tools. By the end of the workshop, users will have a mental toolkit for locating materials written or spoken in the language of your choice.
Type: Workshop
Instructor: Linda Absher
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Millar Library - Room 160
4/24/2013
Advanced Mendeley User Group
Description: A workshop to discuss your usage of Mendeley and to get help with issues you're encountering with Mendeley. Bring your own laptop if you need specific help or want to show something.
Type: Workshop
Time: 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Millar Library - Circulation Desk
 
Library Tour
Description: Take a guided tour of the library and learn about the different services and facilities that are available to help you with research. Library Tours last 1/2 hour and are offered twice a week. Please call 503 725-5874 if you have questions about the tours.
Type: Tour
Time: 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Millar Library - Circulation Desk
4/26/2013
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: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Millar Library - Room 170
4/30/2013
Library Tour
Description: Take a guided tour of the library and learn about the different services and facilities that are available to help you with research. Library Tours last 1/2 hour and are offered twice a week. Please call 503 725-5874 if you have questions about the tours.
Type: Tour
Time: 11:00am - 11:30am
Location: Millar Library - Circulation Desk
 
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: Meredith Farkas
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Online

Upcoming Workshops


We do not have any upcoming scheduled workshops at this time. Please check back soon.
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