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Library Workshops

Spring 2016

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.

Introduction to BookMyne Mobile Application for Searching Our Library Catalog, GoCat

Learn how to download, install, set up, and use BookMyne, a free mobile application for Android and iOS phones, for searching the library catalog, GoCat, that enables users to search for books, DVDs, CDs, and other physical materials from the college library. (Faculty Flex Eligible)

1-27-16 Wed. 11:30-12:20 p.m. G137 Steve Schermerhorn 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)
2-1-16 Mon. 1-1:50 p.m. G137 Mary Weppler 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)
2-2-16 Tue. 9:30-10:20 a.m. G137 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)
2-3-16 Wed. 11:30-12:20 p.m. G137 Josefina Gomez 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)
2-8-16 Mon. 5:30-6:20 p.m. G137 Jamie Hillis 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)
2-17-16 Wed. 1-1:50 p.m. G137 Steve Schermerhorn Sign Up  
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Historical Resources to Help U.S. History Students in Their Study and Academic Research
Find scholarly, comprehensive, contextual, and media-rich information on U.S. history, including the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, notable people in the U.S. history, and historical timeline from U.S. History in Context. Learn how to cite retrieved information in Turabian Style. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
2-23-16 Tue. 9:30-11 a.m. G137 Jun Wang Sign Up  
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Historical Resources to Help U.S. History Students in Their Study and Academic Research
Find scholarly, comprehensive, contextual, and media-rich information on U.S. history, including the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, notable people in the U.S. history, and historical timeline from U.S. History in Context. Learn how to cite retrieved information in Turabian Style. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
2-23-16 Tue. 1:25-2:54 p.m. G137 Jun Wang Sign Up  

Historical Resources to Help U.S. History Students in Their Study and Academic Research

Find scholarly, comprehensive, contextual, and media-rich information on U.S. history, including the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, notable people in the U.S. history, and historical timeline from U.S. History in Context. Learn how to cite retrieved information in Turabian Style. (Faculty Flex Eligible)

2-29-16

Mon.

10:30-11:20 a.m.

G137

Jennifer Fontanilla

Sign Up  

 

Historical Resources to Help U.S. History Students in Their Study and Academic Research

Find scholarly, comprehensive, contextual, and media-rich information on U.S. history, including the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, notable people in the U.S. history, and historical timeline from U.S. History in Context. Learn how to cite retrieved information in Turabian Style. (Faculty Flex Eligible)

2-29-16

Mon.

12:30-1:20 p.m.

G137

Jennifer Fontanilla

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Hands-in Introduction to Current and Historical Newspaper 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)

3-1-16

Tue.

1-1:50 p.m.

G137

Josefina Gomez

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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)
3-7-16 Mon. 1-1:50 p.m. G137

 

Josefina Gomez             

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Hands-on Introduction to Electronic Maps on the Web
Learn more about the world around you with an introduction to geographic information tools on the Web. Expand your appreciation of the diversity of physical and human geography. Explore a variety of electronic maps and geovisualization tools available on the Web. Develop your abilities to understand, manipulate, and interpret online geographic information. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
3-16-16 Wed. 1:30-2:20 p.m. G137 Steve Schermerhorn Sign Up  
 
clearArts and Music Resources to Help Fine Arts and Music Students in Their Study and Academic Research
Learn to use online catalog and online databases to find scholarly books, articles, images, and multimedia resources on arts and music. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
4-1-16 Fri. 8:30-9:20 a.m. G137 Mary Weppler Sign Up  
 
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 References and in the body of the essay in MLA style (Faculty Flex Eligible)
4-5-16 Tue. 1-1:50 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)
4-8-16 Fri. 1-1:50 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)
4-11-16 Mon. 11:30-12:20 p.m. G137 Mary Weppler Sign Up  
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Film/Video Resources and Transcripts for Multisensory Learning and Instruction
Films on Demand and Ambrose 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)
4-18-16 Mon. 1-1:50 p.m. G137 Josefina Gomez Sign Up  
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Hands-on Introduction to JSTOR
Learn how to find scholarly journals and primary sources geared towards Humanities and Education, using JSTOR, an online database of academic content. (Faculty Flex Eligible)
4-21-16 Thur. 5:30-6:20 p.m. G137 Jamie Hillis Sign Up  
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* 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.

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