We'll be hosting a variety of workshops next week that you may interested in as you gear up for the end of the semester. Here's a listing of the workshops that still have seats open:
Autoalerts (Automatic Updates and News) For Research
Tuesday, March 24
Description: Autoalerts are brief information updates automatically generated by a database, search engine, journal publisher's website or blog. The alerts are sent to you as either an e-mail or an RSS feed. This is an easy-to-use technique for staying up to date with news and research literature for a specific discipline or topic. This workshop will demonstrate some introductory methods for setting up autoalerts for your work. The class will be taught utilizing science and health science information resources for demonstration purposes. Class level: Introductory, no previous experience with autoalerts is necessary. Some experience with basic literature database searches is helpful. Audience: The class is open to U of M faculty, staff and students.
Unravel 2: The Research Process--Finding Articles
Wednesday, March 25
Description: The U of M has the 15th largest research library system in the United States. How do you find appropriate books and articles in this huge place? This free workshop will help! Save time and energy by learning to do it right. The workshop will focus on effectively accessing articles through the University Libraries and identifying which of these materials are consider scholarly. This workshop is geared towards undergraduates, but all researchers are welcome to attend.