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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.

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Predatory Publishing: What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You... 

This workshop is aimed at faculty and graduate students looking to publish their research. Its goals are to help you understand predatory publishing and recognize predatory publishing inquiries. The presenters will discuss ways that you can investigate the reputations of publishers and journals as well as how you can combat predatory publishing in the context of your own discipline or profession.
 
September 29, 2016: 10:50 am - 12:05 pm
 
Presented by
  • David A. Nolfi, MLS, AHIP, Gumberg Library
  • Charlotte Redgate Myers, MLIS, Gumberg Library
  • Joan Such Lockhart, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, School of Nursing
 
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EndNotes 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, September 19, 2016; Monday, October 17, 2016
Time:
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location:
Library Room 202
 
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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, September 22, 2016; Thursday, October 20, 2016
Time:
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location:
Library Room 202
 
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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, September 26, 2016; Monday, October 24, 2016
Time:
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location:
Library Room 202
 
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Register Here for October

Zotero Basics

A bring-your-own device session designed to teach participants the basics of Zotero, an open source citation management program. Topics to cover include: downloading the program, overview of basic interface and library view, adding the browser extension, adding references, attaching files, methods of organization, syncing to the web, and creating formatted citations.

Date:
Friday, October 21, 2016
Time:
4:30pm - 5:45pm
Location:
Library Room 202
 
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