Summer workshops offered

Posted June 24th, 2005 by mit-admin

JulyAP Information Workshops

Attend these hands-on workshops to learn more about finding and using information effectively.
It’s like IAP, only warmer!

WHERE: 14N-132 (Digital Instruction Resource Center – DIRC)

WHEN: Every Friday in July, 12pm (noon) – 1pm

7/8 EndNote Basics
EndNote helps you to create databases of bibliographic references that you can cite in your manuscripts. The session will be a hands-on practicum.

7/15 Company Research for Scientists and Engineers:
Getting to Know Your Prospective Partner or Employer

This session will introduce you to library-supported databases about companies and industries. We will use examples and hands-on exercises to demonstrate strategies for learning about prospective employers or partners.

7/22 Keeping Current: Using RSS Feeds to Stay Ahead in Your Research
What is an RSS Feed? We’ll tell you, plus teach you how to use this new technology to keep up with information in your fields of interest.

7/29 Google, or Google Scholar: That is the Question!
Is Google the best tool to search for scholarly information? Or is Google Scholar? Are there other choices? Search these databases and more to find out. The results may surprise you!

Feel free to bring your lunch! Drinks and dessert will be provided.
http://libraries.mit.edu/science/julyAP2005.html

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