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Library Workshops

Spring 2015

In addition to online reservation, you may also call 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.

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)
2-2-15 Mon. 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)
2-6-15 Fri. 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)
2-9-15 Mon. 1-1:50 p.m. G137 Steve Schermerhorn Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to Learning Express Library
Learning Express Library is a personalized online database that enables students to develop their personalized portfolios to improve their reading, math, and writing skills as well as to prepare for their careers and career applications. It also provides practice tests for various subjects, including GED, TOEFL, citizenship, nursing, graduate entrance exams, and civil service exams. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
2-10-15 Tue. 1:30-2:20 p.m. G137 Jun Wang 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)
2-11-15 Wed. 4:30-5:20 p.m. G137 Jamie Hillis &                 Steve Schermerhorn Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to Gale Virtual Reference Library
Finding topic overviews and electronic reference books from Gale Virtual Reference Library, an online database with more than 4,000 ebooks on virtually every subject. It is easy to use with ReadSpeaker technology, available 24/7 on- and off-campus. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
2-23-15 Mon. 1:30-2:20 p.m. G137 Josefina Gomez 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. The presenter will share FAQs during the workshop. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
2-26-15 Thur. 10-11:20 a.m. G137 Kate Mitrovich 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)
3-2-15 Mon. 11:30-12:20 p.m. G137 Jenni Fontanilla 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)
3-9-15 Mon. 1-1:50 p.m. G137 Josefina Gomez Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to Video Databases--Films on Demand & World Book Videos
Films on Demand  and World Book Videos are invaluable online databases that can greatly benefit Delta faculty, students, and staff in their multimedia instruction or presentations and multisensory learning. The databases are available to the college community 24/7 on- and off- campus, and most of the videos are close-captioned and are closely tied to various college curricula. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
3-12-15 Thur. 1:30-2:20 p.m. G137 Jun Wang 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)
3-12-15 Thur. 11:30-12:20 p.m. G137 Steve Schermerhorn 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)
3-16-15 Mon. 4:30-5:20 p.m. G137 Jamie Hillis & Jun Wang Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to our new and existing Career Online Databases
Learn to find career information, especially fastest growing jobs, highest paying jobs, most in-demand jobs, college planning and financial aid information from colleges/universities, internship information, summer jobs, career interest assessment, career preparation, and resumee and cover letter writing. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
3-23-15 Mon. 1-1:50 p.m. G137 Josefina Gomez Sign Up
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Hands-on Introduction to Statistical Resources
Learn how to access a wide range of statistical online databases both on and off campus. This is an introduction to the library's statistical databases with an emphasis on Rand States Statistics and United States Census. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
3-26-15 Thu. 11:30-12:20 p.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)
4-7-15 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)
4-24-15 Fri. 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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