Library's Upcoming Webinars Strengthen Research Skills for Faculty, Students

Feb. 2, 2017

Library's Upcoming Webinars for faculty, students

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.

Upcoming topics include:

Support and Resources for Faculty Research
Tuesday, Feb. 7
12-1 p.m., Central Time
Wondering how to move forward on a research project, get support for your scholarly activities, and use Webster’s resources more effectively? This webinar will introduce full-time and part-time faculty members to University services and resources that enhance scholarly productivity and engagement. Webster’s broad definition of “research” encompasses diverse scholarly agendas in all fields, so this webinar is designed for faculty of all backgrounds in our worldwide community.

Optimizing Your Research Footprint in the Online Landscape
Tuesday, Feb. 21
8-9 a.m., Central Time
Is your research discoverable or are you one of hundreds of James Smiths, Mary Jones, or S. Sørensens? Should you have a profile on ResearchGate or Is it important to register for an ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) number or a ResearcherID? Have you explored Google Scholar as a tool for discovery of your work? Join your librarians for a look at the benefits and concerns with research networks and identifications.

Mendeley 101: An Introduction to Citation Management
Tuesday, Feb. 21
6-7 p.m. Central Time
In this online presentation, attendees will have an opportunity to learn the basics of Mendeley including how to set up an account, upload documents, create a bibliography and use other exciting features.

Beyond Google Images: Finding and Using Pictures Appropriately in Your Work
Tuesday, Feb.28
12-1 p.m., Central Time
Looking for images to use in your papers, projects, and presentations? In this presentation, we'll go beyond Google Images to explore what library databases and other online resources have to offer. We will also cover citing, copyright and licensing.

Click here for additional information or to register for any of these webinars. 

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