‘Learn at the Library’ series continues Feb. 1

Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Employee News, Jan. 27

UNL librarians are presenting a series of spring semester workshops on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. The next workshop is Feb. 1.

The topics of the workshops range from technology issues to advanced techniques of research. Workshops are open to faculty, staff, students and the public. All workshops are in Love Library, room 111. Register by contacting Sue Leach at sleach1@unl.edu or 472-0703.

For more information, go to http://libraries.unl.edu.

The workshop schedule includes:

Feb. 1 — “Government Comics in Historical Research: Discover a Rich and Little Known Source for Historical and Cultural Research,” Richard Graham, associate professor, digital media librarian.

Feb. 8 — “Free Collaboration Tools: Share Information and Work Together Online,” Scott Childers, associate professor, assistant systems librarian.

Feb. 15 — “Research in African American History: Learn About Primary and Secondary Resources During African American History Month,” Charlene Maxey-Harris, assistant professor, diversity librarian, and Toni Anaya, assistant professor, subject librarian.

Feb. 22 — “Web of Science for Humanities and Social Sciences: Understand Web of Science as a Unique Source for Research Outside the Sciences,” David Tyler, associate professor, subject librarian.

March 1 — “Journal Citation Reports and Alternatives: Use Journal Impact Factors When Publishing and Highlighting Your Research,” David Tyler, associate professor, subject librarian.

March 8 — “Advanced Google, Google Scholar, Google Books: Take Google Searching to a New Level and Get Better Results,” Signe Boudreau, associate professor, reference coordinator.

March 15 — “Researching Leadership: Exploit the Full Range of Interdisciplinary Sources for Research on Leadership,” Judith Wolfe, assistant professor, metadata and subject librarian.

March 22 — “How Do I Know When I’ve Found Everything: Know When and How to Expand Your Research,” Leslie Delserone, assistant professor, subject librarian.

March 29 — “Primary Sources for Research on the 19th Century: Explore Extensive Online Collections of Newspapers, Manuscript, Official Documents, Speeches and More,” Kathy Johnson, professor, subject librarian.

April 5 — “Effective Use of RSS Feed/E-mail Alerts,” Delserone.

April 12 — Grants for Nonprofits: Identifying the Best Foundations for Your Grant Proposals,” Jeanette Drueke, professor, coordinator of Foundation Center Collection.

April 19 — Grants for Individuals: Find Sources for Scholarships, Fellowships and Financial Support for Creative Activities,” Drueke.

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