February Workshops

The Libraries continues to offer a series of free technology and research workshops to support students and faculty in their teaching, research, and learning. Here’s a brief selection of what’s available in February.  (You can find a complete listing of Libraries workshops on our website.) We hope to see you soon!



February 03, 2011 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Advanced Google
Butler Library, Room 306
This workshop will focus on best practices for searching the Google universe (Books, Scholar, Images, Web, Blogs, etc)

February 07, 2011 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
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

February 08, 2011 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Scanning Essentials
305 Butler Library, DHC
A basic overview of the options available at the Digital Humanities Center for creating electronic texts and images.

February 08, 2011 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
NVIVO Qualitative Analysis Software Part 2
306 Butler Library
The leading qualitative analysis software, supporting the annotation and analysis of text and media files.

February 09, 2011 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
321a Lehman Library
Endnote allows users to search for, to retrieve, and to store citations from journal databases and book catalogs. Because it links directly to word-processing programs such as Microsoft Word and Wordperfect, Endnote enables users to add and format citations for papers as they write.

February 10, 2011 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm EST
Adobe Photoshop
Butler Library Room 306
A brief tutorial on this basic image manipulation tool, covering workspace, tools, basic functions, and some advanced features

February 18, 2011 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Bloomberg Introduction Session
Watson Business and Economics Library
This session will teach the basic navigation and searching skills necessary to begin using Bloomberg.

February 18, 2011 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm EST
GIS – Introduction to GIS
EDS, 215 Lehman Library
A hands-on introduction to Geographic Information Systems using ESRI ArcGIS software.

February 23, 2011 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST
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