Category Archives: Workshops

Welcome Summer Session Students!

Welcome to Butler Library.  While you are here this summer take advantage of our free  library workshops to help you get oriented to our collections and services.

Not sure where to start? Try our course,
Getting the Most Out of the Libraries this Summer
.  Click on the course title to see course details and to register for this event.

You can see our full offering of library classes and instructional workshops at:
http://library.columbia.edu/services/workshops.html

We also provide face-to-face assistance at the Digital Humanities Center in 305 Butler and at the Butler Reference Desk in 301 Butler.

When in doubt, Ask a Librarian.

Welcome to Fall Semester at Butler Library!

We are eager to help you take full advantage of the rich collection of resources and tools that the Libraries have to offer.  If you are new to Columbia or have not done much library research until now, we urge you to consider coming to one of three workshops on “Getting the Most Out of the Libraries’ Website,” offered in 306 Butler on  Thursday, September 9th from 2:00-3:15 pm, Tuesday, September 14th from 3:30 to 4:45 pm, and Thursday, September 16th, from 4:00-5:15 pm.  This class will help you find your way to a variety of services and databases that can make your research faster and more efficient.  You can register for that session, and access a variety of other workshops on software tools at http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/services/workshops/index.html (click on “LibraryWeb Intro” to go straight to the listings for “Getting the Most Out of the Libraries’ Website”).

If you can’t come to the workshop but would like help getting started or getting help with any other question about library resources and services, subject and reference specialists are available at the desk in 301 Butler from 1-7 pm on Monday and Tuesday, and 1-5 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.  You can also reach us by phone at 212-854-2241 and access even fuller range of reference and research support services online at http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/services/reference/.

Endnote, RefWorks, Zotero: Which Is Best for You?

Columbia supports three citation management programs. We have site licenses for Endnote and RefWorks. Zotero is a free open access service.

This video highlights the features of each program: Managing Your References with Citation Software

To learn more, take one of our workshops, offered this week, and throughout the semester. Click on the Library Workshops links at right to register.

Welcome to the Spring Semester at Butler Library!

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We are eager to help you take full advantage of the rich collection of resources and tools that the Libraries have to offer.  If you are new to Columbia or have not done much library research until now, we urge you to consider coming to one of three workshops on “Getting the Most Out of the Libraries’ Website,” offered from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., in 306 Butler on Thursday, January 21, Tuesday, January 26, and Wednesday, January 27.  That class will help you find your way to a variety of services and databases that can make your research faster and more efficient.  You can register for that session, and access a variety of other workshops on software tools at http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/services/workshops/index.html (click on “LibraryWeb Intro” to go straight to the listings for “Getting the Most Out of the Libraries’ Website”).

If you can’t come to the workshop but would like help getting started or getting help with any other question about library resources and services, subject and reference specialists are available at the desk in 301 Butler from 1-9 on Monday and Tuesday, 1-6 on Wednesday, and 1-5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday, and in 305 Butler (the Electronic Text Service) from 11 to 1 Monday through Friday, and 12 to 5 Saturday.  You can also reach us by phone at 212-854-2241 and an even fuller range of reference and research support services online at http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/services/reference/.