Events at the NCSU Libraries You can register for these events at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/ Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:47:01 -0400 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.11.5 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/rss Video Production and Editing Basics Apr 27, 2015 Description:
Learn how to plan, produce, and edit a video using library equipment and iMovie in this hands-on workshop. You'll be taught the basics of script-writing and storyboarding, shooting video, and editing, and you will, by the end of the project, complete a short video with cuts, transitions, text, and a soundtrack. Appropriate for beginners or for those at any skill level who wish to better familiarize themselves with iMovie, technology lending devices, and gain essential skills for both school and personal projects.

Time: 6:00 pm

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Status: open

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Basics of Audio Recording in the Hunt Music Rooms Apr 30, 2015 Description:
Learn how to record audio in the Hunt Library Music Rooms in this interactive workshop. Through hands-on practice you'll become familiar with the equipment, and, using GarageBand, learn the basics of voice recording, using the MIDI keyboard, audio editing, multitrack recording, the powerful production and vintage audio format digitization opportunities these rooms have to offer, and more. Appropriate for beginners but also for those at any skill level who wish to better familiarize themselves with the Hunt Library Music Rooms while gaining essential skills for both school and personal projects.

Time: 6:00 pm

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Status: open

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Literature reviews May 18, 2015 Description: Join NCSU Librarians and campus partners to learn about important research skills for graduate students, postdocs, faculty, staff, and undergraduates doing research.

In this session, you will have an opportunity to think about the purposes of conducting literature reviews.  Along the way, you will learn about library services, workshops, and reference management tools you may not know about. The information will help you to connect with librarians in your subject area for more in-depth help finding information later.

Want to know more? Watch a short video here: http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/tutorials/lit-review

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites: Available to graduate students, postdocs, faculty, or undergraduates working on research projects.

Status: open

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Literature searching and Citation Management using Refworks May 18, 2015 Description:

In this workshop you will learn how to conduct and manage your research effectively using several online tools and the Libraries' website. Topics of discussion include:

*  How to optimize your topic keywords and maximize your use of the specific databases tailored to your field of research. 
*  Tips and tricks, such as customizing Google Scholar settings, using interlibrary loan, managing your research with RefWorks, and making use of library services. 
*  Connecting you to the reference librarians and collection managers in your subject area for more in-depth research help later.

* How to use the citation management tool, RefWorks, which helps to keep your information saved and organized, as well as help you share references with colleagues and generate bibliographies automatically.

Time: 2:00 pm

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Status: open

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