October Workshops at the Libraries

Try a workshop at the Libraries this month! The following are just a selection of what’s offered.


October 07, 2010 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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. 

October 08, 2010 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Endnote Essentials
Lehman Library, Electronic Data Service, Room 215
A hands on introduction to the Endnote bibliographic software. Endnote allows researchers to search for, retrieve, and store citations from databases such as JSTOR and ProQuest as well the library catalog. It also allows researchers to add and format, as they write, citations for papers.

October 8, 2010 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Mendeley – Organize, share and discover
HSC 202A (Hammer 2nd floor)
Registration is required for this class. (Register here.) Topics the session will cover: Overview of Mendeley (http://www.mendeley.com/) Services on organizing, collaborating on and discovering research papers; Creating your library and managing your documents and references; Creating and managing groups on Mendeley and citing and sharing references; How to find new and relevant sources as well as learn from the statistics that the network provides.

October 15, 2010 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Citation Management Software for SEAS (Including Endnote)
Botwinick Lab, 1220 Mudd Building

October 21, 2010 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 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.

October 22, 2010 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
NVIVO Qualitative Analysis Software. Part 1
306 Butler Library
The leading qualitative analysis software, supporting the annotation and analysis of text and media files.

October 29, 2010 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT
GIS – Using Spatial Joins as a Spatial Analysis Tool
EDS, 215 Lehman Library
A hands-on GIS workshop led by James Quinn, ISERP GIS Specialist, using ESRI ArcGIS software. The workshop aims to demonstrate the powerful spatial analysis capabilities of spatial joins and how they can be used to examine the spatial relationships between different data layers.