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October workshops

APA Made Easy

APA Made Easy

A 30-minute overview for citation formatting and bibliography creation in APA (American Psychological Association) style.
Presented by research librarians Pam Pagels, Megan Heuer, Evelyn Day

Date: Monday, October 5, 2015
Time: 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: Hamon Arts Library, Room 3210

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Research 101

Research 101

Learn the basics of finding sources during this crash-course in library resources and services.
Presented by Hollie Gardner, User Experience Librarian
RSVP required.

Date: Monday, October 5, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

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APA Made Easy

APA Made Easy

A 30-minute overview for citation formatting and bibliography creation in APA (American Psychological Association) style.
Presented by research librarians Pam Pagels, Megan Heuer, Evelyn Day

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Time: 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

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Preventing Plagiarism

Preventing Plagiarism

An overview of what is plagiarism and how to avoid it.
Presented by Hollie Gardner, User Experience Librarian
RSVP required.

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

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Doing a Thorough Literature Review

Doing a Thorough Literature Review

We will identify the best databases for your research and develop search strategies to yield optimal results.
Presented by Rebecca Graff, Research Librarian

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Time: 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

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Become a Document Delivery Power User

Become a Document Delivery Power User

Demystifying the Document Delivery service for you to request copies of journal articles, book chapters, historical documents, or many other documents housed at CUL.
Presented by Salomeh Sheridan, Interlibrary Loan Librarian
RSVP Required

Date: Friday, October 16, 2015
Time: 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

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Know Your Author Rights

Know Your Author Rights

Learn the key questions to ask and how to negotiate with publishers when completing your publication agreements. Discover what you need to know when posting your articles in online repositories.
Presented by research librarians James Kessenides, Evelyn Day, and Sylvia George-Williams
Notice: Date and Time Changed!

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

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Become a Document Delivery Power User

Become a Document Delivery Power User

Demystifying the Document Delivery service for you to request copies of journal articles, book chapters, historical documents, or many other documents housed at CUL.
Presented by Salomeh Sheridan, Interlibrary Loan Librarian
RSVP Required

Date: Friday, October 23, 2015
Time: 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Location: Hamon Arts Library, Hawn Conference Room (1st floor)

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Research 101

Research 101

Learn the basics of finding sources during this crash-course in library resources and services.
Presented by Hollie Gardner, User Experience Librarian
RSVP required.

Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

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Copyright - You Be the Judge

Copyright – You Be the Judge

Learn the basics of copyright and fair use by examining real court cases. Particular emphasis will be placed on images and online applications
Presented by Megan Heuer, Communication Arts Librarian

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Location: Hamon Arts Library, Room 3210

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Copyright - You Be the Judge

Copyright – You Be the Judge

Learn the basics of copyright and fair use by examining real court cases. Particular emphasis will be placed on images and online applications
Presented by Megan Heuer, Communication Arts Librarian

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015
Time: 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Location: Hamon Arts Library, Room 3210

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Become a Document Delivery Power User

Become a Document Delivery Power User

Demystifying the Document Delivery service for you to request copies of journal articles, book chapters, historical documents, or many other documents housed at CUL.
Presented by Salomeh Sheridan, Interlibrary Loan Librarian
RSVP Required

Date: Friday, October 30, 2015
Time: 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

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