Past Workshops in the Library

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Past Workshops in the Library

Spring 2012

Designing a Research Poster
Monday, February 27 at 7:15-8:15pm
Location: EPC 239

Do you need to create a research poster for a class or conference? Come to the Library's poster workshop! You'll learn:

  • How to create a poster using PowerPoint
  • Tips for displaying your data
  • Designing for your audience
  • Layout and best practice considerations
  • Places to find free (and legal) images

Fall 2011

Library Research Skills Jumpstart
Wednesday, October 5 at 7:15-8:15pm
Location: EPC 239
Don't be confused, perplexed or stumped when you are handed that research paper assignment. Come in and learn the ins and outs of doing library research. The workshop will cover basic search strategies using our library catalog and selected databases. Go beyond Google!

This is an excellent workshop for transfer students who want to get up to speed quickly with library resources!

Pop-In Instruction
Wednesday, October 19 at 4:30-6:00pm
Location: EPC 239
Need some individual research help? Pop-In to a drop-in session! The library will have open, drop-in sessions where students can work one-on-one with a friendly librarian. No reservations are required.

Pop-In Instruction
Tuesday, October 25 at 4:30pm-6:00pm
Location: EPC 239
Need some individual research help? Pop-In to a drop-in session! The library will have open, drop-in sessions where students can work one-on-one with a friendly librarian. No reservations are required.

Designing a Research Poster
Monday, November 7 at 5:45-6:45pm
Location: EPC 239

Do you need to create a research poster for a class or conference? Come to the Library's poster workshop! You'll learn:

  • How to create a poster using PowerPoint
  • Tips for displaying your data
  • Designing for your audience
  • Layout and best practice considerations
  • Places to find free (and legal) images

Spring 2011

Pop-In Instruction
Thursday, April 14 at 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: EPC 239
Need some individual research help? Pop-In to a drop-in session! The library will have open, drop-in sessions where students can work one-on-one with a friendly librarian. No reservations are required.

Pop-In Instruction
Tuesday, April 19 at 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: EPC 239
Need some individual research help? Pop-In to a drop-in session! The library will have open, drop-in sessions where students can work one-on-one with a friendly librarian. No reservations are required.

Pop-In Instruction
Wednesday, April 20 at 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: EPC 239
Need some individual research help? Pop-In to a drop-in session! The library will have open, drop-in sessions where students can work one-on-one with a friendly librarian. No reservations are required.

Fall 2010

Research Skills Jumpstart (45 minutes)
Wednesday, October 13 at 4:30pm
Location: EPC 239
Don't be confused, perplexed or stumped when you are handed that research paper assignment. Come in and learn the ins and outs of doing library research. The workshop will cover basic search strategies using our library catalog and selected databases. Go beyond Google!

This is an excellent workshop for transfer students who want to get up to speed quickly with library resources!

EndNote Web: an introduction to managing your citations (45 minutes)
Tuesday, October 19 at 7:15pm
Location: EPC 239
Tired of formatting citations? Regardless if you use MLA, APA, Chicago or some other citation style, EndNote Web is here to help you! EndNote Web is a citation management tool that is free to any UCCS student, staff or faculty. This workshop will teach you the basics of EndNote Web and demonstrates how it helps you store, organize and format your citations.

Research Skills Jumpstart (45 minutes)
Thursday, October 21 at 7:15pm
Location: EPC 239
Don't be confused, perplexed or stumped when you are handed that research paper assignment. Come in and learn the ins and outs of doing library research. The workshop will cover basic search strategies using our library catalog and selected databases. Go beyond Google!

This is an excellent workshop for transfer students who want to get up to speed quickly with library resources!

Spring 2010

Research Skills Jumpstart (1 hour)
Tuesday, March 9 at 9:30am
Location: COH 209
Don't be confused, perplexed or stumped when you are handed that research paper assignment. Come in and learn the ins and outs of doing library research. The workshop will cover basic search strategies using our library catalog and selected databases. Go beyond Google!

This is an excellent workshop for transfer students who want to get up to speed quickly with library resources!

Research Skills Jumpstart (1 hour)
Wednesday, March 10 at 3:30pm
Location: Cragmor 008
Don't be confused, perplexed or stumped when you are handed that research paper assignment. Come in and learn the ins and outs of doing library research. The workshop will cover basic search strategies using our library catalog and selected databases. Go beyond Google!

This is an excellent workshop for transfer students who want to get up to speed quickly with library resources!

Research Skills Jumpstart (1 hour)
Thursday, March 11 at 7:15pm
Location: Columbine Hall 220
Don't be confused, perplexed or stumped when you are handed that research paper assignment. Come in and learn the ins and outs of doing library research. The workshop will cover basic search strategies using our library catalog and selected databases. Go beyond Google!

Fall 2009

Books without Shelves--the Nuts and Bolts of Ebooks (1 hour)
Wednesday, September 30th at 12:15pm
Did you know that Kraemer Family Library has access to thousands of electronic books? Learn about our various ebook collections and how to access and use them efficiently and effectively.

Research Skills Jumpstart (1 hour)
Tuesday, October 6 at 3:15pm
Don't be confused, perplexed or stumped when you are handed that research paper assignment. Come in and learn the ins and outs of doing library research. The workshop will cover basic search strategies using our library catalog and selected databases. Go beyond Google!

This is an excellent workshop for transfer students who want to get up to speed quickly with library resources!

Ordering Out! (45 minutes)
Wednesday, October 7 at 12:15pm
Discover the world of resources available beyond what is physically or electronically accessible at Kraemer Family Library. Your UCCS ID is a passport to world-wide information resources. Come and learn about what is available to you as a member of the UCCS community. It's NOT all on the web.

Scholarly vs. Popular Articles (45 minutes)
Wednesday, October 14 at 12:15pm
Understand the differences between scholarly and popular periodical literature. Learn how to limit your results in a variety of databases. See how different databases label and identify different types of articles and periodicals. This workshop will cover examples from a variety of disciplines.

Research Skills Jumpstart (1 hour)
Wednesday, October 14 at 4:30pm
Don't be confused, perplexed or stumped when you are handed that research paper assignment. Come in and learn the ins and outs of doing library research. The workshop will cover basic search strategies using our library catalog and selected databases. Go beyond Google!

This is an excellent workshop for transfer students who want to get up to speed quickly with library resources!

Research Skills Jumpstart (1 hour)
Thursday, October 22 at 7:15pm
Don't be confused, perplexed or stumped when you are handed that research paper assignment. Come in and learn the ins and outs of doing library research. The workshop will cover basic search strategies using our library catalog and selected databases. Go beyond Google!

This is an excellent workshop for transfer students who want to get up to speed quickly with library resources!

Spring 2009

Attend a library workshop to increase your knowledge of library resources and enhance your research skills. Workshops are 30 minutes unless otherwise noted. All workshops are held on the 2nd floor of El Pomar Center in Room 239. Workshops are open to students, faculty, staff, and the general public. Reservations are not required.

Keeping Current: Using RSS in Library Databases
Wednesday, February 11 at 12:15pm
Don't have time to patrol databases for the latest published research? Get all your updates in one space by setting up RSS feeds! This 30 minute session includes setting up an RSS aggregator account using Google Reader and creating research related RSS feeds in selected databases. Do your search once and reap the results!

Cited Reference Searching: See Who Cites What
Wednesday, February 18 at 12:15pm
Cited reference searching is a search to find articles that cite other articles. Faculty, learn who's citing your work! Students, learn to track research over time. This 30 minute session covers how to do cited reference searching in Social Science Citation Index and Scopus.

Research Skills Jumpstart (1 hour)
Tuesday, February 24 at 3:15pm
Don't be confused, perplexed or stumped when you are handed that research paper assignment. Come in and learn the ins and outs of doing library research. The workshop will cover basic search strategies using our library catalog and selected databases. Go beyond Google!

Searching the Internet Swamp for the Scholarly: Google Scholar and Scirus (1 hour)
Wednesday March 4th at 12:15pm
Learn about two powerful free search engines that help you find scholarly information on the Web and link you to resources available at Kraemer Family Library.

Research Skills Jumpstart (1 hour)
Wednesday, March 4 at 4:30pm
Don't be confused, perplexed or stumped when you are handed that research paper assignment. Come in and learn the ins and outs of doing library research. The workshop will cover basic search strategies using our library catalog and selected databases. Go beyond Google!

Ordering Out!
Wednesday March 11th at 12:15pm
Discover the world of resources available beyond what is physically or electronically accessible at Kraemer Family Library. Your UCCS ID is a passport to world-wide information resources. Come and learn about what is available to you as a member of the UCCS community. It's NOT all on the web.

Citation!--Frustration!
Wednesday, March 18 at 12:15pm
Put an end to the tedium and frustration of creating properly formatted citations. Learn how to use electronic database citation management tools that help you create a bibliography in MLA, APA, or Chicago style.