Upcoming IAPril Events!

Posted April 19th, 2007 by Ryan Gray

Learn how to find and use information more effectively in these hands-on workshops.

**NOTE that different events will be happening throughout the month of April. Click here for a complete listing of events.**

Library toolbars, extensions and web apps: little tools with big impact

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

WHEN: Wednesday, April 25, 5-6:30pm

Tired of hopping between Google Scholar, Amazon, and library catalogs and databases? Can’t find that great article you meant to read later? Need better ways of sharing scholarly resources within your group?

Come hear about some new web tools that may help you work more efficiently. Learn to organize and share your references, catalog your personal book collections online, and search seamlessly between library resources and other web sites.

We will demo: LibraryThing, del.icio.us, CiteULike, library-relevant Firefox extensions, and more.

Company Research for Engineers and Scientists: Know your Prospective Employer or Partner

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

WHEN: Friday, April 27, 12-2pm

You may be a skilled investigator in the area of Science or Engineering, but what do you know about company research? This session will introduce you to library-supported databases about companies and industries. We will also use examples and hands-on exercises to demonstrate strategies for learning about industry trends and prospective employers or partners.

No advanced registration required.

Sponsored by the MIT Libraries.
Contact the Science Library for more information.

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