Upcoming Library Workshops

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  • Tue 20, Feb

    Author's Rights and DSpace

    3:00 - 4:00 PM IC1

    Learn how major publishers allow authors to share their work with colleagues or on scholarly websites. Learn how DSpace, the AUS institutional repository, can serve as an excellent online resource to share your work. This will be hands-on workshop, so feel free to bring questions on author rights offered by specific journals or publishers. Presented by John Liebhardt and Veronique Lecat.

  • Tue 27, Feb

    WorldCat Discovery

    3:00 - 4:00 PM IC1

    WorldCat, the library’s online discovery tool, is where you go to find books, articles, DVDs and more. Come along to this informal training session to learn basic and advanced search strategies to get more out of your research. Presented by Paula Deakin.

  • Wed 28, Feb

    Arabic and Translation Studies Resources in AUS Library

    3:00 - 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.

  • Tue 06, Mar

    All about the AUS International Study and Exchange Program

    3:00 - 4:00 PM IC1

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

  • Wed 07, Mar

    Getting Started with Google Scholar

    2:00 - 3:00 PM IC1

    Get your undergraduate research off to a good start with an introduction to Google Scholar! Librarians Rhonda Stricklett and Christine Furno will cover introductory tips and tricks that will help you become proficient in using Google Scholar as an accompaniment to your research skills.

  • Wed 07, Mar

    Advanced Searching in Compendex for Your Engineering Thesis

    3:00 - 4:00 PM IC1

    Learn how to use Compendex, the most comprehensive bibliographic database of scientific and technical engineering research available, covering all engineering disciplines. Presented by Alanna Ross.

  • Wed 14, Mar

    Mendeley - collect, organize, annotate and share your sources

    3:00 - 4:00 PM IC1

    In this workshop participants will be introduced to Mendeley, a free reference management and collaboration tool.  Find out how to:

    • Manage your reference lists
    • Organize PDFs of research papers, including annotations and highlights
    • Insert bibliographies and citations into Word

    Presented by Alanna Ross.

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