2/18 Library Databases Workshop

Free workshops on Wednesdays at noon in the classroom in the basement of the library.

Coming up next Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009: Library Databases: Tips and Tricks: Speed up your bibliographic research by learning how to better use our library databases. In this workshop see how to use some of our most popular databases and ones for your research areas. Learn tips and tricks for more effective searching and how to find the full text.

Register for this workshop and see more at http://www.lib.montana.edu/instruction/workshops.php

2/17 Web of Science Webinar

Free Webinar on Tuesday at 8AM in the classroom in the basement of the library.

Learn more about using the Web of Science at their General Search and Basic Navigation Webinar. This is an online presentation from Thompson Reuters, publisher of the database, ISI Web of Knowledge. A webinar is a seminar conducted via the World-Wide Web.

Register for this webinar and see more workshops at http://www.lib.montana.edu/instruction/workshops.php

2/11 Workshop EndNote Advanced

Free workshops on Wednesdays at noon in the classroom in the basement of the library.

Coming up next Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009: EndNote Web Advanced
Learn more about EndNote Web to get the most out of it. In this workshop you’ll learn how to import references into Word and other tricks for using the Cite While You Write plug-in for Word.

Register for this workshop and see more at http://www.lib.montana.edu/instruction/workshops.php

2/4 Workshop: EndNote Web

Free workshops on Wednesdays at noon in the classroom in the basement of the library.

Coming up next Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009: EndNote Web: Basics

The free EndNote Web makes formatting citations and managing bibliographies easy! Learn to import records, add notes, correct and format them in any one of thousands of citation styles.

Register for either of these and see more workshops at http://www.lib.montana.edu/instruction/workshops.php

Friends of Libraries Book Group

The Friends of MSU Libraries Book Group will meet Tuesday, February 10, from 7-9 in the Bozeman Public Library’s small community meeting room.  We will discuss “Under the Banner of Heaven” by John Krakauer.  Any one is free to join the group, just show up.  We welcome students, faculty, staff, and community participation.  You do not need to be a member of the Friends of MSU Libraries.

For more information, contact Jan Zauha at 994-6554 or jzauha@montana.edu.

Thank you.

Abstract Landscapes Exhibit by Mary Keefer

Abstract Landscapes” by Mary Keefer is on exhibit from January 16, 2009 through February 27, 2009 in Heathcote Court on the first floor of Renne Library. The exhibit includes 10 of the artist’s paintings. The work entitled “Transition” (the largest of the three pieces displayed close to the Small Teaching Area) was part of the Butte Copper City Artists nationally juried exhibit “Montana Interpretations” this past summer and was awarded the Irene Muir Award for Creativity. Visit the web page linked above for more information and photos.

Join Us for Workshop Wednesdays

Not sure how to use EndNote Web? Have you heard talk about the Creative Commons but don’t know how it can benefit you? Challenged by Word 2007? Unravel these and other technological mysteries by attending a session of the Libraries Workshop Wednesdays Series.

This new series of workshops will be offered on Wednesdays from noon to 12:50 pm in the Heathcote Classroom. A list of scheduled workshops are below. Register and see more workshops at http://www.lib.montana.edu/instruction/workshops.php

Jan 21, 2009: EndNote Web: Basics
The free EndNote Web makes formatting citations and managing bibliographies easy! Learn to import records, add notes, correct and format them in any one of thousands of citation styles.
Taught by Rene Tanner

Jan 28, 2009: Creative Commons
Let’s get creative. Did you know there is a resource that allows you to appropriate music, video, and images with little or no copyright restrictions? Join us to learn how to use this resource and copyright your our works using Creative Commons.
Taught by Connie Strittmatter

Feb 04, 2009: EndNote Web: Basics
The free EndNote Web makes formatting citations and managing bibliographies easy! Learn to import records, add notes, correct and format them in any one of thousands of citation styles.
Taught by Greg Notess

Feb 11, 2009: EndNote Web Advanced
Learn more about EndNote Web to get the most out of it. In this workshop you’ll learn how to import references into Word.
Taught by Rene Tanner

Feb 18, 2009: Library Databases: Tips and Tricks
Speed up your bibliographic research by learning how to better use our library databases. In this workshop see how to use some of our most popular databases and ones for your research areas. Learn tips and tricks for more effective searching and how to find the full text.
Taught by Greg Notess

Feb 25, 2009: Navigating Word 2007
In this workshop you’ll learn some of the most useful MS Word 2007 commands for your citation and other research needs.
Taught by Rene Tanner

EndNote Web Seminar

Writing a research paper? Would you like to save all of your references in one place? Would you like to generate a bibliography for your paper automatically? Join librarians René Tanner and Connie Strittmatter for a hands-on session in the Heathcote classroom on December 1, 2008 from 11am to 12pm and learn how to use EndNote Web.