Events at the NCSU Libraries You can register for these events at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/ Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:49:51 -0400 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.11.5 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.lib.ncsu.edu:443/events/registration/rss D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Aug 4, 2015 Description:


An NCSU ID is required for this orientation workshop.

This orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the D.H. Hill Makerspace. It will provide a general introduction to the space, best practices and for its use, and importantly, an introduction to potential hazards, protective equipment, and other aspects of safe Makerspace use.

After this orientation, attendees will be given card access to use the Hill Makerspace during open hours.

Time: 11:30 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Aug 6, 2015 Description:


An NCSU ID is required for this orientation workshop.

This orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the D.H. Hill Makerspace. It will provide a general introduction to the space, best practices and for its use, and importantly, an introduction to potential hazards, protective equipment, and other aspects of safe Makerspace use.

After this orientation, attendees will be given card access to use the Hill Makerspace during open hours.

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Literature reviews Aug 11, 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 Aug 11, 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

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Literature reviews Aug 14, 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: 9:00 am

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 Aug 14, 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: 10:00 am

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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