Workshop Sessions Coming Up at Harriet Irving Library

Discover new ways to use the electronic information sources available at UNB to enhance your research and teaching. Register for all, or any, of these hands-on workshop sessions at UNB’s Co-ordinated Training and Development Web site.

If you are unable to register online, contact the Harriet Irving Library by phone at 453-4749. All sessions take place from 9 to 11 a.m. in the ITLC Room 112, Harriet Irving Library.

Instructors are Lesley Balcom, head of reference, Harriet Irving Library; Frances Giberson, information services librarian, Science and Forestry Library; and Francesca Holyoke, head of the Science and Forestry Library.

Session No. 1: Tuesday, May 25 – Mining below Quest.
In this session we will explore how to use Quest, World Cat, LibDex and Digital Dissertations to find theses, proceedings and books at UNB and beyond.

Session No. 2: Thursday, May 27 – Searching in All the Wrong Places: General versus Subject-specific Databases.
The information needed can sometimes turn up in unexpected places. This session will explore why you or your students may choose a general or subject-specific database, along with some of the searching pitfalls.

Session No. 3: Tuesday, June 1 – Keeping Current and Staying Alert.
This session will cover CISTI source, Web of Science and options for current awareness offered by electronic journal publishers and subject database providers.

Session No. 4: Thursday, June 3 – Linking to Library Resources.
Linking to library resources within online courses or on your own web pages could make finding the right material much easier for you or your students. This session will cover linking to Quest, Indexing & Abstracting Databases, e-Journals and other online material, with some discussion of copyright.