Workshops and Tours

Workshop Webinars (Recordings)

Did you miss a workshop, or do you need 24/7, online access to library workshops?  View recordings of our workshop webinars such as APA Boot Camp, Master MLA Citations, Library Research 101, and more!  Students can earn a Certificate of Completion by passing an online quiz.

Request a Workshop

Faculty and students may request a workshop for 5 or more attendees.  Workshop topics may include APA Boot Camp, business sources,  fake news, government documents, or other topics. Make a request by emailing lyilis@fau.edu or calling (561) 297-3785.

Faculty and Instructors (FAU and PBSC at Boca Raton): Could your students use supplemental instruction on these topics? Assign these workshops, or embed the recorded webinar links into your course Canvas page! Certificates of Completion can be provided to students as proof of attendance!

Scheduled Workshops and Tours

In the Summer 2020 semester, FAU Libraries is offering its workshops as pre-recorded on-demand tutorials. They include sessions that can be used as homework or to supplement what does not fit during class time, as well as being used as standard tutorials on these topics. The date next to each tutorial indicates the date that it will become available online.

On-Demand Tutorials (workshops) (all are pre-recorded and will be available on the date noted):

Business Sources:  Find Information Sources for a Business Class

Monday, June 1, 2020

Get to know the sources of information that your business professors want you to use in your assignments!  This workshop provides a general overview of library databases used to find company, business, and industry information. Recommended for any College of Business major or minor.

 

Finding Impact Factors and other Journal Metrics (Scholarly Communication Services)

Friday, June 5, 2020

Recommended for graduate students, postdocs, researchers, and faculty. This workshop introduces journal-level bibliometrics and how can they be used and located

 

Research Basics using Google, Google Drive, and Google Scholar

Monday, June 8, 2020

This workshop explores search strategies using Google, basics of using Google Drive (Docs, etc.), and using and associating your Google Scholar account with FAU Libraries resources. Recommended for students, faculty, and staff.

 

Primary Sources:  Their Importance to your Research

Monday, June 15, 2020

This workshop explores what a Primary Source is and why Primary Sources are important to your research. Recommended for any students, faculty, and staff who want to learn more about primary sources including those contained in the rich collections of FAU Libraries.

 

Locating and Evaluating Articles, E-Books and Streaming Videos

Friday, June 19, 2020

In this workshop, you will receive an overview of locating electronic articles, books, and videos in the FAU Libraries’ collection, and a discussion of how to determine whether found sources are a good fit for an assignment or paper. Recommended for anyone using our libraries.

 

Web of Science

Friday, June 19, 2020

It’s not just for science! The Web of Science includes the Science, Social Science, and Arts and Humanities Citation Indexes. It is helpful to determine the most influential articles on a subject, and for faculty members to see which researchers are citing their work (useful for tenure and promotion!).

 

 

Altmetrics (Scholarly Communication Services)

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Recommended for graduate students, postdocs, researchers, and faculty. This workshop explains altmetrics and where they can be located to keep track of mentions of scholarly and creative work.

 

ProQuest Congressional

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Recommended for students, faculty, and staff. This workshop explores the database ProQuest Congressional, including how to navigate this resource to search the Congressional Record, Congressional Hearings, the Federal Register, and the U.S. Serial Set Digital Collection.


 

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