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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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Open Access Week 2016

Check out the other events at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University here.

Open Access, Open Data, and the Institutional Repository: Panel and Q&A

An introduction to open access, open data, and institutional repositories, featuring panelists from the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. Lauren Collister (Pitt) will begin by discussing the Open movement in higher education and its benefits for
scholars. David Scherer (CMU) will focus on the role of the institutional repository in making research openly available. Gina Peirce (Pitt) will speak about the experience of using her university’s institutional repository to publish an open dataset to accompany her master’s thesis in Linguistics.

October 25, 2016: 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Location: Canevin 108

 
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The Power of Open: A Presentation and Q&A with Heather Joseph (SPARC)

Heather Joseph, Executive Director of SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), will speak about the opportunities and challenges of opening up access to educational materials and research outputs, and discuss ways that libraries have been successful in this world of Open resources.

October 27, 2016: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Union 609

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Haunted Duquesne

 

Join us for fun stories and tasty treats to celebrate Halloween at Gumberg! Archivist Tom White, author of many books focusing on the supernatural history of Pennsylvania, will share ghost stories and legends about Duquesne and the Pittsburgh area. 

October 26, 2016: 8:30 - 10 pm

Location: Silverman Phenomenology Center

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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
 
Register Here for September
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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
 
Register Here for September
Register Here for October

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
 
Register Here for September
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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