Upcoming Library Workshops

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  • Sun 23, Sep
    Sun 11, Nov

    EndNote Web

    3:00 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, Sep
    Wed 26, Sep

    Become a More Effective Research Assistant

    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM IC1

    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, Oct

    WorldCat 101

    3:00 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, Oct

    Researching with Eikon

    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM IC1

    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, Oct

    All about the AUS International Study & Exchange Program

    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM IC1

    Learn more about the AUS International Study and Exchange Program. Presented by IXO.

  • Wed 10, Oct

    Arabic and Translation Studies Resources in AUS Library

    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM IC1

    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, Oct
    Wed 07, Nov

    Undergraduate Research: How students can (and should) publish their research

    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM IC1

    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, Oct
    Wed 28, Nov

    Publishing Your Papers on DSpace

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM IC1

    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, Nov

    Finding and using Open Educational Resources (OER) in your class

    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM IC1

    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, Dec

    G Suite – Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar

    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM IC1

    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).

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