Sun 23, SepSun 11, Nov3:00 PM - 4:00 PM IC1
In this workshop you will learn how to move seamlessly through your research process by using EndNote Web for searching, organizing and sharing your research, creating your bibliography and writing your paper. You will also learn about how you can sync your EndNote library across your desktop, online, and iPad so all your references, attachments, and groups can be accessed from anywhere. Presented by Alanna Ross.
Tue 25, SepWed 26, Sep4:00 PM - 5:00 PM IC1
Become a More Effective Research Assistant
This workshop is designed specifically for students who are working with faculty as research assistants. We’ll be discussing how to track down research materials quickly and efficiently for faculty, how to manage data, how to track newly published research through alerts, and how to import, store and share research citations using Endnote Web. Find out how liaison librarians can help you get organized. Presented by Alanna Ross and Chris Furno.
Tue 02, Oct3:00 PM - 4:00 PM IC1
Get started on your undergraduate research using WorldCat, the library’s discovery tool. Learn how to efficiently and effectively use WorldCat’s features and discover relevant results. Librarian Paula Deakin will guide you through this hands-on workshop.
Mon 08, Oct4:00 PM - 5:00 PM IC1
Researching with Eikon
Eikon is a useful tool for valuable information about companies, public and private, as well as for statistics about countries, markets, and sectors. Come learn how to use the library’s Eikon station for your business, financial, or statistical research. Presented by Veronica Ramshaw, Web Services Librarian and SBA Liaison Librarian.
Tue 09, Oct3:00 PM - 4:00 PM IC1
All about the AUS International Study & Exchange Program
Learn more about the AUS International Study and Exchange Program. Presented by IXO.
Wed 10, Oct3:00 PM - 4:00 PM IC1
Arabic and Translation Studies Resources in AUS Library
The AUS Library has a great Arabic and Translation Studies collection. This workshop will provide you with useful tips on how to search WorldCat (Library Online Catalog) for Arabic/English materials about diverse topics: Arabic literature, Arab heritage, Islamic civilization, Arab history and music, translation and interpreting. Students enrolled in Introduction to Arabic Heritage are encouraged to attend this workshop. Presented by Latifa Baali.
Wed 17, OctWed 07, Nov3:00 PM - 4:00 PM IC1
Undergraduate Research: How students can (and should) publish their research
Students gain tremendous benefits from developing and maintaining research, regardless of what you study. These benefits and skills are helpful whether you would like to join the workforce or attend graduate school. One of the best methods to showcase your research is to have it published in a scholarly journal. This workshop will provide an introduction to preparing to publish your research and cover some of the the journals that accept undergraduate research. Presented by John Liebhardt, Acquisitions and Resource Management Librarian.
Mon 29, OctWed 28, Nov2:00 PM - 3:00 PM IC1
Publishing Your Papers on DSpace
Faculty and students interested in sharing their publications and increasing their research impact will benefit from this workshop on the AUS Institutional Repository, DSpace. We will talk about the advantages of submitting your papers to DSpace and how to go about doing it. Workshop presented by Veronique Lecat, Cataloging & Metadata Librarian.
Wed 14, Nov3:00 PM - 4:00 PM IC1
Finding and using Open Educational Resources (OER) in your class
The high cost of educational materials like textbooks and course packs is a hot topic across campuses. The Open Educational Resource (OER) movement is attempting to lower costs by creating and sharing educational resources that are free to use and free to modify and share. This workshop will explain OER philosophy and illustrate how faculty and staff can find and assess high quality OER materials. Presented by John Liebhardt, Acquisitions & RM Librarian.
Thu 06, Dec3:00 PM - 4:30 PM IC1
G Suite – Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar
We will be cover the basics of how to use the new Gmail interface, create filters, and will explain the difference between labels and folders. We will explain the fundamentals of using Google Calendar and Google Keep in order to organize your tasks. We will be showing FAQs, and will give a tutorial on them. We will also cover the basics of using Google Drive by both uploading the content and sharing it with other users. Finally, we will explain how to create Google forms and collect statistics. Presented by Muhammad Yousaf (Information Commons Coordinator) and Waheed Ali (Information Technology Specialist).