Monthly Archives: February 2009

RefWorks Workshops – An easier way to organize research & format citations – RSVP NOW!

RefWorks Bibliographic Citation Management Software - Learn it!

The Library is offering sessions to help beginners and advanced users. All sessions will meet in the Library’s second floor conference room (just behind the elevator). These sessions are open to both students and faculty.

Each session can have 6 participants, so RSVP quickly to get a spot!

Sign up for one of the NEW Sessions Now!

  • Sign Up Now! – Friday, March 6,  11 am,  Beginner
  • Sign Up Now! – Wednesday,  March 11, 10 am, Advanced
  • Sign Up Now! – Friday, March 13, 12:30-1:30 pm, Beginner
  • Sign Up Now! – Tuesday, March 24, 2 pm,  Beginner
  • Sign Up Now! – Friday, March 27, 2 pm, Advanced
  • Sign Up Now! – Tuesday, March 31,  11 am,  Beginner

Please RSVP for a session by contacting Liz Winiarz or call Liz at x8696 if you have any questions.
If you have a laptop with wireless access, please bring it!

RefWorks allows you to create your own database of references. You may then use those references in a bibliography or you may cite references in your paper and RefWorks will format your paper and bibliography in any style that you choose.

Beginners will learn:

  • How to open an account
  • Basic citation importation
  • How to create and organize folders in your account
  • How to link to your paper in MSWord
  • How to create a basic bibliography

Advanced sessions will focus on:

  • Importing from other sources (web pages, RSS feeds, and other commercial databases)
  • Editing references
  • More viewing and sorting options
  • Checking for duplicates
  • Troubleshooting problems

Transfer Students, Want to Learn about Library Services and Resources? Sign Up Now!

Library InstructionInterested in learning about library services and resources?

These sessions are geared to transfer students, but anyone is welcome to sign up.

This is your opportunity!

Please sign up for one of the upcoming sessions:

Opportunity for Students and Faculty in Quantitative Research Methods

Registration is now open for enrollment in the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research’s (ICPSR) Summer Program. This is a great opportunity for faculty and students to learn about quantitative research methods. The Summer Program offers a variety of educational opportunities including four-week sessions and three- to five-day statistical workshops. All ICPSR Summer Program participants will receive a certificate of attendance at the completion of the appropriate four-week session or workshop in which they are enrolled.

The Library Services, Information Resources, and Technology (LSIRT) division’s membership to ICPSR qualifies our students and faculty to receive discounted registration. Please contact Professor Heidi Berggren (x8272) for program information.