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Library Workshops

Fall 2014

In addition to signing up online, you may also call the Reference Desk at 209-954-5145 or stop by the Reference Desk on the second floor of the library to sign up for the workshops.
All workshops are Faculty Felx Eligible* and held in Golemen 137.

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Hands-on Introduction to our meta-database, GoElectronic
GoElectronic enables you to search the full-text content of almost all of the library databases, including e-books, articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
10-3-14 Fri. 1-1:50 p.m. G137 Steve Schermerhorn Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to Films on Demand
Films on Demand is a robust online database that provides Delta faculty, students, and staff 24/7 on- and off- campus access to about 10,000 close-captioned videos that are closely tied to various college curricula. It is a great database for multimedia instruction and multisensory learning. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
10-9-14 Thur. 1:30-2:20 p.m. G137 Jun Wang Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to our Library Catalog, GoCat
GoCat gives you powerful tools to search for books, DVDs, CDs, and other physical materials. Among the new features are enhanced limiting, relevance sorting, fuzzy matching, and better call number displays. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
10-15-14 Wed. 1-1:50 p.m. G137 Kim Valenzuela/Jun Wang Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to two databases on controversial issues: Opposing Viewpoints in Context and CQ Researcher.
Learn how to find hot topics for research, topic overviews, viewpoint articles, statistical sources, journal articles, magazine articles, and newspaper articles from Opposing Viewpoints in Context and original, comprehensive reports and analysis of controversial, political and social issues from CQ Researcher. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
10-22-14 Wed. 1-1:50 p.m. G137 Josefina Gomez Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to Plagiarism Prevention and Citing Sources in MLA Style
Learn what plagiarism is and how to prevent it. Also learn how to utilize citation tools to properly cite retrieved sources in Works Cited and in the body of the essay in MLA style (Faculty Flex Eligible)
10-23-14 Thur. 3:00-4:00 p.m. G137 Jun Wang Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to Rand U.S. Statistics
Learn how to access a wide range of social science data from the online database, which includes data for all 50 states in the United States. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
10-27-14 Mon. 1:30-2:20 p.m. G137 Steve Schermerhorn Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to Newspaper Online Databases
Learn to effectively search the robust collection of current and historical newspaper online databases that range from the present day to historical newspapers as far back as 1850. Through primary sources, videos/audio, and images, attendees will learn about the people and events that framed the U.S. history. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
11-3-14 Mon. 1-1:50 p.m. G137 Josefina Gomez Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to two databases on controversial issues: Opposing Viewpoints in Context and CQ Researcher
Learn how to find hot topics for research, topic overviews, viewpoint articles, statistical sources, journal articles, magazine articles, and newspaper articles from Opposing Viewpoints in Context and original, comprehensive reports and analysis of controversial, political and social issues from CQ Researcher. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
11-5-14 Wed. 1-1:50 p.m. G137 Kim Valenzuela Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to our meta-database, GoElectronic
GoElectronic enables you to search the full-text content of almost all of the library databases, including e-books, articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
11-6-14 Thur. 11-11:50 a.m. G137 Steve Schermerhorn Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to Plagiarism Prevention and Citing Sources in Chicago Style
Learn what plagiarism is and how to prevent it. Also learn how to utilize citation tools to properly cite retrieved sources in Foot Notes and Bibliography in Chicago/Turabian style (Faculty Flex Eligible)
11-11-14 Tues. 1-2 p.m. G137 Jun Wang Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to Plagiarism Prevention and Citing Sources in MLA Style
Learn what plagiarism is and how to prevent it. Also learn how to utilize citation tools to properly cite retrieved sources in Works Cited and in the body of the essay in MLA style (Faculty Flex Eligible)
11-18-14 Tue. 1-2 p.m. G137 Jun Wang Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to Plagiarism Prevention and Citing Sources in APA Style
Learn what plagiarism is and how to prevent it. Also learn how to utilize citation tools to properly cite retrieved sources in References and in the body of the essay in APA style (Faculty Flex Eligible)
11-25-14 Tue. 1:30-2:30 p.m. G137 Jun Wang Sign Up

* Workshops are "flex eligible" for faculty if completed outside faculty’s "duty day." Information and resources within the workshops are flex-eligible because they can be accessed on a 24-hour basis.

                                                           —Professional Development Committee

 

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