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Presentations: Current Schedule

Information about library training sessions.

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Presentations by Faculty & Staff

Programs will be presented in 408 Gumberg Library unless otherwise noted.

Please confirm your attendance at events by registering in advance.

Raising Your Scholarly Profile

This interactive workshop's goal is to help faculty members and graduate students raise their scholarly profiles and increase the impact of their work. Through a combination of brief presentations and group work, participants will identify strategies to improve the discoverability of their research, publicize their scholarship to relevant stakeholders, take part in scholarly conversations using social media, and measure the impact of individual publications. (Co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence)

Presenters:

David A. Nolfi, MLS, AHIP, Health Sciences Librarian & Library Assessment Coordinator
Gesina A. Phillips, MLIS, MA, Digital Scholarship Librarian
Rebekah Miller, MLIS, STEM Librarian

Date & Time:

Thursday, September 14, 2017
3:05 – 4:20 p.m.

Location:

Fisher 442

REGISTER HERE


 

Systematic Reviews: 5 Things You Need to Know

This workshop is designed for faculty and graduate students considering doing systematic reviews or using systematic reviews in teaching. The presenters will explain the differences between systematic reviews, other advanced reviews, and traditional literature reviews. This hands-on workshop will help you begin working on the process of preparing, planning, executing, and writing systematic reviews. The presenters will also address practical considerations including selecting databases and creating comprehensive literature searches as well as managing and reviewing large numbers of results. Co-sponsored by Gumberg Library and the Center for Teaching Excellence.

This workshop is designed for in-person participation only. We are planning a separate version for online participants (more information coming soon).

Presenters:

David A. Nolfi, MLS, AHIP, Health Sciences Librarian & Library Assessment Coordinator
Rebekah Miller, MLIS, STEM Librarian

Date & Time:

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Location:

Fisher Hall 600

REGISTER HERE


 

EndNote Basics

Get a basic overview of EndNote citation management software. This session will provide an introduction to EndNote desktop which works in conjunction with EndNote online. EndNote has many powerful features to help with research including: the ability to import, store, and organize references in thousands of different citation styles; store and annotate pdf files; and create citation groups to organize research. EndNote includes a plug-in for word processing programs for inserting citations and bibliographies. This software is available for free for current Duquesne students. Registration is required for this workshop due to a limited number of seats.

Date:
Monday, February 6 & Monday, March 6
Time:
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location:
Library Room 202
 
Register Here for February
Register Here for March

EndNote Hands-On: PC

Learn advanced EndNote functions, including bibliography reformatting, smart groups, and more. Learn how to better organize your research using this powerful citation management software. Instructors will be available to help you with specific problems as we work through the new functions. Please bring your PC with EndNote installed and ready to use. Prerequisites: EndNote Basics or EndNote installed on PC Registration is required for this workshop due to a limited number of seats.

Date:
Thursday, February 9 & Thursday, March 9
Time:
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location:
Library Room 202
 
Register Here for February
Register Here for March

EndNote Hands-On: Mac

Learn advanced EndNote functions, including bibliography reformatting, smart groups, and more. Learn how to better organize your research using this powerful citation management software. Instructors will be available to help you with specific problems as we work through the new functions. Please bring your Mac with EndNote installed and ready to use. Prerequisites: EndNote Basics or EndNote installed on Mac.

Date:
Monday, February 13 & Monday, March 13
Time:
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location:
Library Room 202
 
Register Here for February
Register Here for March

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