July Workshops @ the Libraries

Summer is the time to try a free workshop at the Libraries! Here’s a sampling of our offerings this month.


July 07, 2010 from 4:20 pm to 5:20 pm EDT
Getting the Most Out of the Libraries this Summer
306 Butler Library
Tips for getting the most out of the Libraries’ website this summer, identifying key resources and research strategies, and some new tools that have recently been added.

July 12, 2010 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
NVIVO Qualitative Analysis Software. Part 1
306 Butler Library
The leading qualitative analysis software, supporting the annotation and analysis of text and media files.

July 14, 2010 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Scanning Essentials
305 Butler Library
A basic overview of the options available at the Electronic Text for creating electronic texts and images.

July 16, 2010 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
EndNote Bibliographic Software
306 Butler Library
The classic bibliographic citation software, still the best choice for managing large collections of citations and customizing citation styles and reference types.

July 19, 2010 from 4:20 pm to 5:50 pm EDT
Zotero Citation and Resource Management Software
306 Butler Library
An introduction to the various features of this FireFox plugin, an exciting new program that allows the easy capture of web pages and records from many of the Libraries’ databases, the production of bibliographies and citations in various styles, the downloading and indexing of full text resources, and the creation and management of reading notes.

July 21, 2010 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
Adobe Photoshop
Butler Library Room 306
A brief tutorial on this basic image manipulation tool, covering workspace, tools, basic functions, and some advanced features.

July 27, 2010 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
RefWorks Bibliographic Software
306 Butler Library
A web-based bibliographic software, most reliable for citation harvesting from the widest range of the Libraries’ databases and the best solution for group projects, but less satisfactory than other available softwares as a writing tool.