There will be many Wednesday Brown Bag sessions this spring semester. The following is a list of the workshops that will take place over the next three months:
Academic Search Complete – February 4, 2015 – 12:30-1:00 p.m.
Summary: Discuss search strategies for locating articles in this database.
JSTOR – February 11, 2015 – 12:30-1:00 p.m.
Summary: Explains the basics of using this database which focuses on the humanities and social sciences.
Ebrary – February 18, 2015 – 12:30-1:00 p.m.
Summary: Demonstrates how to use this online collection of full-text ebooks.
Beyond the Library – February 25, 2015 – 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Summary: Discusses recognizing Open Access and Public Domain content and Creative Commons when searching for content on the web.
Education – March 18, 2015 – 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Summary: Demonstrates how to use ERIC Thesaurus and Education databases as well as search strategies.
Business – March 18, 2015 – 5:30-6:00 p.m.
Summary: Discusses using the EBSCO <em>Business Search Premier</em> and <em>Regional Business News</em>.
Psychology – March 25, 2015 – 12:30-1:00 p.m.
Summary: Explains the basics of using PsycInfo, PsycArticles, and PsycInfo Thesaurus.
Humanities – April 1, 2015 – 12:30-1:00 p.m.
Summary: Demonstrate use of the EBSCOhost interface and discusses using databases like Humanities Full Text and JSTOR.
Formatting a Research Paper – April 8, 2015 – 12:30-1:00 p.m.
Summary: Goes over using the features of Microsoft Word like citation management as well as formatting document to create a Table of Contents, Bibliography, and Footnotes.
Designing Effective Presentations – April 15, 2015 – 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Summary: Demonstrates using Microsoft PowerPoint, and Google Slide to create and share presentations.
Excel Introduction and Basic Commands – April 22, 2015 – 12:30-1:00 p.m.
Summary: Discuss the basics of Microsoft Excel to make charts and graphs on a spreadsheet.
As always, the librarians and librarian assistants are here and glad to assist you with your hunt for the right item. Happy Hunting!