Fridays @ the Library Workshops Available Online

Did you miss a Fridays @ the Library Workshop this semester?  If so, you are in luck!  Simply visit the MizzouLibraries YouTube page or go to Recordings and Tutorials: Workshop Recordings on the Libraries website.  There you can find session recordings for workshops offered in Spring 2017 (this does not include in-person only workshops) as well as from past semesters.  This semester featured many interesting and informative presentations including:

Staying Ahead of the Curve: Be Aware of What Your Library Offers You

The Literature Review: What It Is and How to Search

Plagiarism

Maximizing Your Research Identity and Impact

Creating a Research Poster

Fake or Real? How to Fact-Check & Verify the News

What's in the Archives?

So go online to check out these great lectures put on by our wonderful library staff, and remember that Fridays @ the Library Workshops are offered both online live and face-to-face every semester.  We hope to see you there in the future! 

Fridays @ the Library: What’s in the Archives?

What's in the Archives?

April 28th 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

With final projects and assignments approaching it's good to know what all your resources are! Learn about the print and digitized resources that are held in University Archives. Receive advice on the best ways to use these resources as primary sources. 

Gary Cox, Public Service Archivist

This workshop is both available face-to-face in room 213 in Ellis Library and as an online workshop.

Register for the In-Person Workshop here.

Register for the Online Workshop here.

Special Collections, April 14

Special Collections & Rare Books houses nearly 100,000 items, including books, maps, pamphlets, and posters. Special Collections also oversees a microform collection of some 8,000,000 titles. Learn how to find Special Collections materials and how to integrate them into research (and teaching), whether you are interested in the intellectual content of the collections or in exploring the book as a physical object.

Date: Friday, April 14, 2017

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Location: 401 Ellis Library: Rare Books Reading Room

Open Workshop – Registration Required

Fake or Real? How to Fact-Check & Verify the News, April 7

Fridays @ the Library: Fake or Real? How to Fact-Check & Verify the News

April 7th 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

It is your responsibility as a news consumer to be critical, skeptical and know how to fact-check and verify information. This session will share fact-checking and verification techniques to assist you in determining whether what you are reading online is a fact or fake.

Dorothy Carner, Head, Journalism Libraries
Sandy Schiefer, Government Information Librarian, Missourian Librarian

This workshop is both available face-to-face in room 213 in Ellis Library and as an online workshop.

Register for the In-Person Worshop here.

Register for the Online Workshop here.

Fridays @ the Library: Maximizing Your Research Identity and Impact, March 10

Maximizing Your Research Identity and Impact

March 10th 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Utilize ORCID, Google Scholar Profile, MOSpace, the h-index, impact factors and more to maximize your professional impact.  Learn how to set up accounts and make these tools work for you.

Janice Dysart, Science Librarian

Taira Meadowcroft, HSL Information Services Librarian

This workshop is both available face-to-face in room 213 in Ellis Library and as an online workshop.

Register for the In-Person Worshop here.

Register for the Online Workshop here.

International Students Workshop on Finding Articles, March 6

Need help finding articles? This workshop is for you! Learn which databases are best for YOUR research and time-saving tips for effective searching.

Finding Articles Using MU Articles Databases

Monday, March 6, 3:30-4:30pm, Ellis Library, Room 213

No registration required!

Mark your calendar for other workshops in the series.

These workshops are open to any student, but international students are particularly encouraged to attend.

 

Finding Books for Your Research

Tuesday, March 7, 3:30-4:30pm, Ellis Library, Room 213

Need help finding books on your topic? Learn which online search tools to use to locate books in the library and online. Also learn how to request books from other libraries for free.

 

Academic Dishonesty & Plagiarism: What It Is and How to Avoid It

Friday, March 10, 3:30-5:00pm, Ellis Library, Room 213

Have you looked at your class syllabus and wondered what that statement about academic dishonesty and the importance of academic integrity means at MU? Plagiarism is an important but confusing issue for domestic and international students alike. If you've ever worried about unknowingly committing plagiarism, join us to learn how to identify and avoid plagiarism in your academic work. We will cover common errors in citing, paraphrasing, and summarizing research as well as how to correct them.

 

QUESTIONS? Contact Cindy Cotner, Librarian for International Students, at CotnerC@missouri.edu

Jennifer Gravley

Reference and Instruction Librarian

Fridays @ the Library: Plagiarism, March 3

Plagiarism 

March 3rd 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

While plagiarism is easy to explain it's hard to recognize what constitutes as plagiarizing. Because of this, cases of plagiarism are often unintentional. Learn about the different kinds of plagiarism and how to avoid them through free MU library resources.

Noel Kopriva, RAIS Librarian

This workshop is both available face-to-face in room 213 in Ellis Library and as an online workshop.

Register for the In-Person Worshop here.

Register for the Online Workshop here.

 

Fridays @ the Library: Introduction to Endnote, Feb 24

Introduction to Endnote (In-person only)

Feb. 24 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Learn how to use Endnote, a powerful citation program, for your academic writinings. The workshop will teach you how to use this tool in order to store citation data, produce intext citations and bibliographies in various formats.

Michael Muchow, Humanities Librarian

Noel Kopriva, RAIS Librarian

Workshop will only be offered face-to-face in room 213 in the Ellis Library.

Click here to register.

Fridays @ the Library: Creating Bibliographies with Zotero, Feb 17

Creating Bibliographies with Zotero (In-person only)

Feb. 17 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Bibliographies no longer have to be a frustrating component of your research paper. Zotero is a free and simple open-source research tool that can organize, manage and format your bibliography content. In our workshop, learn how to use Zotero to help create your bibliographies and in-text citations by extracting citations from PDFs and web pages. 

Rachel Brekhus, Humanities Librarian

Noël Kropriva, RAIS Librarian

Workshop will only be offered face-to-face in room 213 in the Ellis Library.

Click here to register

Fridays @ the Library Workshop: Introduction to Mendeley, Feb 10

Introduction to Mendeley (In-person only)

Feb. 10 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm

Discover Mendelely, reference manager that elevates your research experience. Not only does it produce citations and billiographies but it also organzises your pdfs in a database and allows you to easily annotate your pdfs. The accessibility to share your research with colleagues and find fellow researchers of your topic makes Mendelely a powerful tool to use.

Michael Muchow, Humanities Librarian

Noel Kopriva, RAIS Librarian

Workshop will only be offered face-to-face in room 213 in the Ellis Library.

Click here to register.