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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 — 12:30 PM to 1:20 PM EDT

Learn how to find resources for your coursework and research by searching Primo, our Library catalogue. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop you’ll become familiar with Primo’s features, learn to improve your search results, and manage your references effectively.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM EDT

This 50 minute workshop introduces you to the extensive University Library system. Discover how the Library supports your university level research, and why the Library is the best starting point for your research needs.

Monday, September 22, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Finding conference proceedings can be tricky! This hands-on session will introduce you to deciphering conference proceedings citations and provide you with the tools to navigate the often complicated search process.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 10:50 AM EDT

Learn how to find resources for your coursework and research by searching Primo, our Library catalogue. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop you’ll become familiar with Primo’s features, learn to improve your search results, and manage your references effectively.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 2:20 PM EDT

This 50 minute workshop introduces you to the extensive University Library system. Discover how the Library supports your university level research, and why the Library is the best starting point for your research needs.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM EDT

Academic research is challenging because there is no one-size-fits-all solution for searching. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop, you’ll learn about and apply reliable tips and tools to help you find the best articles on your topic. You’ll also learn how to problem solve disappointing database search results.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 10:50 AM EDT

This 50 minute workshop introduces you to the extensive University Library system. Discover how the Library supports your university level research, and why the Library is the best starting point for your research needs.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Have you ever wanted to create a 3D model of a favorite building or structure? It’s easier than you think. Join us for this workshop and learn how to create 3D models using Trimble’s SketchUp, a powerful tool used by industry professionals and novice enthusiasts alike to create beautiful 3D renderings of real or imagined space.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Thursday, July 10, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Finding conference proceedings can be tricky! This hands-on session will introduce you to deciphering conference proceedings citations and provide you with the tools to navigate the often complicated search process.

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Thursday, June 26, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a liaison librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all UWaterloo students, faculty, and staff.

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a liaison librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all UWaterloo students, faculty, and staff.

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Looking to create a map for your course assignment or research project but don’t know where to start? This workshop will introduce you to Esri’s ArcGIS desktop mapping program (version 10.2), where you’ll learn how to create simple but effective maps that communicate another dimension of your data.

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Make smart use of your time: better searching can lead to better marks. Learn to construct searches that provide the information you need, rather than a million useless hits. In this hands-on session learn advanced techniques to locate books, journal articles, and web resources.

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

When you need critical reviews, peer-reviewed articles, authoritative data or stats and time is of the essence, then power searching is a well-earned skill to learn. By the end of this workshop you will be able to

  • find thesauri related to your topic,
  • make effective use of options within a database,
  • and search with precision and master advanced searching techniques.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Stay current in your field of research! Learn how to automate your searches for new and relevant research by having search results and journal tables of contents sent to you on a regular basis. Find out about the alerting services available in Web of Science and CSA databases, RSS feeds, and the library’s search tool, Primo.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a liaison librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all UWaterloo students, faculty, and staff.

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Monday, May 26, 2014 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

In January, Waterloo librarians Tim Ireland and Laura Bredahl presented Master of Digital Experience Innovation (MDEI) students in Paul Doherty’s Project Management class with a challenge: What is information literacy, and how would you pass on information literacy to the next generation of students?

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

This workshop is your starting point for conducting research at the library. Learn how to find books, journals, electronic resources, and more. Discover hands-on how to locate resources, access course reserves, manage your library account, collect and export references, and set up alerts for search results.

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