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Dewey Library offers free information literacy workshops throughout the academic year. Take a workshop to learn how to expertly navigate library and internet resources.
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Dewey Library offers information literacy workshops

Every semester, Dewey Library offers free information literacy workshops .  These workshops are designed to help students, faculty and staff use library resources effectively and efficiently.   Most of the workshops offer hands on practice and cover subject specific and general information resources


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Fall 2014 Dewey Library Information Literacy Workshop Schedule

  • Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 to Thursday, Jan 29, 2015: Orientation Tour of Dewey Graduate Library
    Take a tour of the Dewey Graduate Library. Learn the basics about reserves, electronic databases, interlibrary loan, UA delivery and more. This session does not fulfill the MSW information/computer literacy requirement.
  • Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 to Friday, Feb 20, 2015: Introduction to Federal Public Policy Research
    This session will cover finding the legal authority ofr a policy, sources for legislative history, and sources for evaluating federal public policies. The one hour session will be 1/2 lecture and 1/2 hands-on searching of electronic databases.
  • Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 to Thursday, May 7, 2015: Social Welfare Research Seminar
    An introduction to using library databases, the library website and other Internet resources for research in social welfare.
  • Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 to Thursday, May 7, 2015: Evidence Based Practice
    This advanced research seminar will focus on how to find and evaluate research information for clinical social work practice. Prerequisite: Social Welfare Research Seminar. This is an hour long class.
  • Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015 to Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015: Introduction to Research Databases
    Research databases can help find relevant information on almost any topic. This session will introduce important concepts needed to effectively search any database.
  • Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 to Friday, Mar 27, 2015: Nonprofit Organizations-Information Sources
    This session will provide an overview to print, online and internet sources of information regarding nonprofit organizations and their activities. 3/4 of the session will be hands-on use of electronic databases. Approximately 60 minutes.
  • Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 to Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015: Citation Managers
    Zotero and EndNote are two powerful, web-based tools for collecting, organizing and citing documents. In this hour-long class, you will learn how to install both programs; import, organize and share references; and create in-text citations and bibliograp

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