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Information Literacy Workshops - Spring 2011

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The following workshops are offered free to Fresno State students, faculty and staff  during the Spring 2011 semester. 

All workshops will be held at 12:00 noon (unless specify otherwise) and in Studio 2/Instruction and Outreach Services Department (Library, 2nd Floor North).  If you are a student, we can provide you with a certificate of attendance. 


Instructor:  Ross LaBaugh, Reference Librarian and Liaison to the Division of Graduate Studies

EndNote is powerful software to create and manage your bibliographic research. In this workshop you will learn how download the application, create a library, import citations and cite references using the style appropriate to your discipline.  Highly recommended for all graduate students.

Dates: 1/28, 2/10, 2/25 (at 1:00pm),  3/8, 4/8


EndNote Web

The "lite" version of EndNote is a powerful, yet easy-to-use web version of EndNote. In minutes you can learn how to create an account, build a library, and format your references in perfect APA, MLA or other bibliographic style. This is workshop is highly recommended for undergrads.

Dates: 3/15, 4/26


Adavanced EndNote 

Learn how to customize your EndNote Library with Smart Groups, customize formats, and share your libraries with others. Bring your endNote questions and solutions!

Dates: 2/22, 2/25 (at 3:00pm), 3/21


E-Books (ebrary)

Instructor: Vang Vang, Instruction and Outreach Librarian

Discover over 47,000 books in multiple academic and general interest subject areas, sheet music titles and reports.  Online, full-text and 24/7 access!

Date: 2/4, 3/4


Google for Researchers

Instructor: Amanda Dinscore, Reference Librarian and Liaison to the departments of English and Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures

We are often warned that using Google for research can be risky. While it's true that there's a lot on the web that is not useful for research, Google has created several tools that can help researchers access, evaluate and share information in new and exciting ways. This workshop will provide practical tips for advanced searching in Google and cover the basics of Google Scholar, Google Books, using collaborative tools such as Google Docs and more. 

Date: 2/11, 3/11



 Instructor:  Monica Fusich, Head of Instruction and Outreach Services & TILT Fellow

ARTstor is a digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.  Learn how to search collections such as the Native American Art and Architecture (Smithsonian), Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Schlesinger History of Women in America Collection (Harvard University), and much more. 

Date: 2/18


Web of Science

Instructor: Allison Cowgill, Head of Reference & Liaison to the College of Social Sciences

Web of Science provides access to Science Citation Index and Social Science Citation Index which cover over 8,500 prestigious, high impact research journals.  It also offers cited reference searching, a unique method that allows researchers to navigate forward, backward and through literature by including article bibliographies and linking those references whenever possible.  

Date: 2/24



Instructor: Vang Vang, Instruction and Outreach Librarian

We make lots of PowerPoint presentations every year.  They are usually scattered all over the place (different versions on different laptops, flash drives, etc).  Wouldn't it be nice to have once place where you know you can access your PPTs at any given time?  You're in luck.  There is such a place and it's free-- SlideShare! 

Date: 3/18


QR Code


Instructor: Monica Fusich, Head of Instruction and Outreach Services & TILT Fellow

QR is short for Quick Response. They are used to take a piece of information from a transitory media and put it in to your cell phone.  Learn how you can use this new technology. 

Date: 3/25


Citing Sources : Using Library Databases and Freeware to Create Citations

Instructor:  Jane Magee, Reference Librarian and Liaison to Health and Human Services

MLA? APA? Learn how to get citations quickly and easily for books and articles using library databasesand  find out about  free citation generators which create citations from information you supply

Dates:   4/22, 4/29


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Instruction and Outreach Services/Studio 2
2nd Floor, Henry Madden Library
Fresno, CA 93740-8014

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