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Library Workshop Series 2009-2010:
Savvy Skills for Researchers


WorldCat Local (Rochelle Smith, Rami Attebury)
September 30th, 2009

The UI Library has a new library catalog!  Learn the how to search quickly and efficiently for books on your research topic.  Also, learn the new features that will make organizing your research easier.

Handout Materials:

Bibliometrics/Impact Factors (Jeremy Kenyon)
October 15th, 2009

Hey Faculty!  Getting ready for tenure or promotion review?  Learn how to determine your article impact and h-index ratings. Wonder if that journal is prominent? Find out how to determine its impact factor.

ARTstor (Kristin Henrich, Nancy Young)
November 12th, 2009

ARTstor has collections of over 1 million digital art images and associated data that can be used for noncommercial and scholarly, non-profit educational use.  Discover how to find and use images for your research.

Zotero, Endnote Web & Citation Management (Breanna Weston, Nancy Sprague)
December 3rd, 2009

Are you working on a large research project?  Or maybe even a small one?  Learn how to use Zotero or EndNote Web, to cite, organize and manage your research.

Digital Initiatives (Deborah Green)
January 28th, 2010

From the archives of jazz and local history to electronic theses and dissertations, learn about the digital projects of the University Library, including how to find and use these collections and where the library is headed. Deborah Green, digital initiatives librarian, will discuss both recent and current projects.

Advanced Zotero(Breanna Weston)
February 4th, 2010

As requested by the audience, there will be an advanced Zotero session.  This workshop will cover some of the more complicated features of the citation management tool like syncing between computers, managing/sharing in groups, and generating reports.  Attendance of the beginners’ session is not necessary, but basic concepts should be understood.   Please bring your questions.

Raising your Copyright Awareness (Robert Perret)
February 18th, 2010

Copyright affects all aspects of the academic process, but sometimes gets lost in the hustle and bustle of university life.  Has it been a while since you thought about copyright?  Join us for a crash course in copyright as it pertains to both teaching and publishing.

Geospatial Resources for your future (Bruce Godfrey, Robert Perrett, David Gray)
March 4th, 2010

Your Library not only has an impressive, traditional collection of Maps and aerial photographs, but also offers online access to a wide-array of GEOSPATIAL data through INSIDE Idaho.  Discover how to find and use everything from hiking maps to digital aerial impages of Idaho and much more.

Librarians in Blackboard? Collaborating to Help Your Students Do the Best Research Possible (Kristen Henrich & Diane Prorak)
March 25th, 2010

Perhaps you're already familiar with the library instruction sessions, but did you know that librarians can collaborate with you in BlackBoard?  By integrating research guides, multimedia tutorials, and library resources, your students can have access to help in a place they already spend much of their time -- BlackBoard.  Come learn about new ways your students can connect with library research!

Community of Science (Jeremy Kenyon & Sarah Koerber)
April 8th, 2010

Looking for funding or publishing opportunities? Learn how to use two Community of Science databases: Funding Opportunities and PapersInvited. Don't let the name fool you; they cover all subject areas, from science and technology to the arts and humanities. The Office of Research and Economic Development and the University of Idaho Library are working together to make available these great tools to find grants, scholarships, awards, fellowships and more. Sarah Koerber, Proposal Development Specialist from the Office of Research, and Jeremy Kenyon, from the Library, will be presenting.

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