Time-Saving Workshops for Fall 2008

The Science & Engineering Library is offering over a dozen workshops this fall that are open to all staff, faculty and students. Join us to learn how to more effectively use freely available resources. Here is just a sampling coming up:

Keeping Up: Web-Based Tools That Help You Work Smarter


This workshop will introduce you to web-based tools like Del.icio.us for tagging, RSS feeds and readers, as well as library databases that can help you more efficiently keep up with your fields of interest.
Time: Wednesday, October 8, 2008 2:30 PM -- 3:30 PM
Location: Walter 310

Create your Poster in PowerPoint


Getting ready to do a poster at an upcoming conference? Learn pointers about using PowerPoint to create the poster as one giant slide, and send it to a large-scale printer.
Time: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 2:30 PM -- 3:30 PM
Location: Walter 310

Getting Published: How to Publish Your Science Research Article


This workshop, intended for graduate students and newer faculty in the sciences, will help you identify appropriate journals to which to submit your article and discuss how to manage your rights when signing a contract with a publisher. Join your colleagues to share your ideas and discuss the issues you face as an emerging academic author.
Time: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 1:30 PM -- 2:30 PM
Location: Walter 310

Visit the Science and Engineering Library's workshops page for more information on upcoming workshops. If you have questions about the workshops or would like schedule a workshop for your class or research group contact Jody Kempf (j-kemp@umn.edu) for additional information.