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Fall 2017 Library Online Webinars: Research, resources, presentation tips and more

August 21, 2017

The Library is excited to announce its webinars for the fall. These online training sessions allow students and faculty of all skill levels to improve research skills and interact with a research expert. They can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and registration allows participants to view recordings if they cannot attend the live session.

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Typewriters, slide projectors...and Pong?

International Student Trivia, Throwback Thursday, Homecoming Human Library

August 21, 2017

Among the social events hosted in the University Library Conference Room this fall are an International Student Trivia Night on Tuesday, Aug. 29, a "Throwback Thursday" night with forgotten technologies from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Sept. 7, and the "Homecoming Human Library" event that will introduce students to alumni on Thursday, Sept. 14.

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Find dedicated quite time and supportive colleagues during Writing Retreat hours at the library.

Summer Faculty Writing Retreat July 13-14

June 13, 2017

Registration is now open for the Summer 2017 Faculty Writing Retreat, July 13-14, in the Faculty Development Center. Writing Retreats provide dedicated quiet time for faculty to pursue their scholarly and teaching agendas free from distraction, and to experience the support and camaraderie of working side-by-side with colleagues. All faculty, full-time and part-time, are invited to participate.

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News around Webster

Weeks on space law; Cosic film in Nepal; Church honored for book reviews

June 07, 2017

Adjunct faculty member and space law expert Edythe Weeks spoke at the Manfred Lachs Conference, where participants discussed the way forward 50 years after the Outer Space Treaty of 1967. ... Zlatko Cosic's film "It Can't Go Forever #1" will screen in Nepal. ... Research Services librarian Donna Church was one of six notable book reviewers honored by Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ).

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Sessions are also recorded for those who cannot attend live.

Library Webinars: Research Techniques, Overview of Library Resources for You

March 22, 2017

In its continuing series of global webinars for faculty, students and staff at any campus, the Webster University Library offers more sessions this spring on "Beginning Research for BUSN and MNGT 5000," "Mendeley 102: Advanced Techniques for Researchers," plus its regular "Overview of Library Resources." For those who cannot attend at the time of the webinar, registering allows you to see a recorded version.

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News and professional activities from Webster University faculty and staff

News Around Webster: Rein Fulbright; Andrews London fellowship; Ervin leader summit; OLC on transfer students

February 28, 2017

The Library's Laura Rein has been named a Fulbright Specialist, Thailand's Tim Andrews has been appointed senior visiting research fellow at the London School of Economics, Katie Ervin served on a panel for the K.C. Executive Leadership Summit, and a team from the Online Learning Center and Advising will present in Jefferson City on how Webster serves transfer students.

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Radio Preservation Task Force Speaker Feb. 22

February 20, 2017

The School of Communications welcomes Josh Shepperd, the national director of the Library of Congress’ Radio Preservation Task Force, for a discussion on key issues in the humanities, such as historical memory and advocacy for cultural visibility. Shepperd will present a lecture, Radio Preservation and Locating the Missing Voices of U.S. Cultural History, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 102.

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News and scholarly activities from Webster University community members

News Around Webster: Kingston, McGrath, Scharf, Cosic, Hellinger

February 17, 2017

Lindsey Kingston published "Haitians Seeking Refuge in Brazil," Kim McGrath presented a webinar on leadership and negotiation strategies, Emily Scharf co-published on transformative learning, Dan Hellinger consulted on Danielle Smith-Llera’s book on Che Guevara, and Zlatko Cosic's film "It Can't Go Forever" screens at Artspace in Tel Aviv.

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Teaching Festival Preview: Faculty Workshop on Evaluating Student Work with Turnitin

February 10, 2017

Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to attend a presentation on “Evaluating Student Work with Turnitin” on Friday, Feb. 17, 1-2 p.m., in the Library Conference Room (Library 120). This presentation will show participants how to read and evaluate a Turnitin originality report accurately, how to identify instances of plagiarism, and how to help students avoid academic dishonesty.

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library webinars

Library Offering Webinars for faculty, students

February 02, 2017

The Library is offering webinars for faculty and students interested in online training sessions. These sessions allow students and faculty of all skill levels to improve research skills and interact with a research expert. The webinars can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and registration allows participants to view recordings if they cannot attend the live session.

tags: academics, faculty, online learning, library, faculty development center, students, research, webster today, webster life