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Fall 2014 Search Savvy Seminar Series

Welcome to the Fall 2014 Search Savvy Seminar Series! Get a head start on managing your research and learn about new tools to help you find what you need quickly and efficiently. These sessions are open to students, faculty, staff, and the URI community unless otherwise specified. If you have questions about the series, please contact Amanda Izenstark at amanda@uri.edu or 401.874.4582.

 

September - RefWorks Citation Manager

RefWorks is a robust citation manager that offers personal note and document storage, bibliography sharing, and integrates with Microsoft Word to make it easy to cite the items you’re using in your work. (Bring your own Mac or PC laptop to this session for assistance installing the Microsoft Word plugin.) Please note: RefWorks is only available to URI students, faculty, and staff.

Presented by:
Amanda Izenstark, Associate Professor, Reference & Instructional Design Librarian, University Libraries

Wednesday 9/24 at 10 am
Thursday 9/25 @ 3 pm

Robert L. Carothers Library & Learning Commons, Room 142

Monday 9/29 @ 7 pm via WebEx https://rhody.webex.com/rhody/e.php?AT=WMI&EventID=319726052

 

October – Open Access at URI: Exciting Opportunities for Faculty, Researchers, and Grad Students

Open Access provides you with the opportunity to increase your readership and your scholarly impact, and also improves your access to scholarly information. The DigitalCommons@URI is part of an international effort to increase access to scholarly articles, theses, and dissertations. Come learn about the benefits of open access for your research and how to comply with URI’s Open Access policies.

Presented by:
Julia Lovett, Assistant Professor, Digital Initiatives Librarian, University Libraries
Andrée Rathemacher, Professor, Head of Acquisitions, University Libraries

Wednesday 10/29 @ 10 am
Thursday 10/30 @ 3 pm

Robert L. Carothers Library & Learning Commons, Room 142

Monday 11/3 @ 3 pm Online via WebEx https://rhody.webex.com/rhody/j.php?ED=316767332&UID=517729052&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D

 

Special November Search Savvy Seminar - Enhancing the Effectiveness of Literature Search and Literature Reviews in Applied Social Science Fields

Learn about effective ways of searching for and reviewing published research in applied social science research fields. This Search Savvy Seminar would be of interest to faculty and graduate students working in applied social science fields in URI Colleges of Business Administration, Arts and Sciences, Human Science & Services, and Nursing.

Presented by:
Amanda Izenstark, University Libraries, University of Rhode Island
Romeo V. Turcan, Aalborg University, Denmark
Nik Dholakia, College of Business Administration, University of Rhode Island

Friday 11/7, 2-4:30 pm

Robert L. Carothers Library & Learning Commons, Room 142

 

November – “I want full text!” Tricks to finding the full text of articles and grey literature

From the LibX Toolbar to “hacking” Google Scholar results and searching institutional repositories, learn ways to find full text for articles (and the occasional book!) that you’re interested in.

Presented by:
Amanda Izenstark, Associate Professor, Reference & Instructional Design Librarian, University Libraries

Wednesday 11/19 @ 10 am
Thursday 11/20 @ 3 pm

Robert L. Carothers Library & Learning Commons, Room 142

Monday 11/24 @ 7 pm Online via WebEx https://rhody.webex.com/rhody/j.php?ED=322520737&UID=517729052&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D

 

December - Copyright, Fair Use, and Education: Your Rights as a Student, Faculty Member, and Researcher

Learn how Fair Use can help you incorporate copyrighted works (written material, images, video, etc.) into your research, teaching, and academic projects. Have questions about Fair Use and Copyright? Please bring them to these interactive sessions!

Presented by:
Julia Lovett, Assistant Professor, Digital Initiatives Librarian, University Libraries
Andrée Rathemacher, Professor, Head of Acquisitions, University Libraries
Angel Ferria, Curator, Media Resource Center, University Libraries

Wednesday 12/3 @ 10 am
Thursday 12/4 @ 3 pm

Robert L. Carothers Library & Learning Commons, Room 142

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