Fall 2010 Wednesday Workshops

All workshops are in CST 401 (unless otherwise noted).

Finding Books, Articles and More
Wednesday, September 8, 12:00-12:50

Description
Google is great for searching the web, but how do you find the sources you need in the library? Join us and learn how to make the best use of your time searching the library with DiscoverE, EUCLID, ATLA Religion Database, and other tools.

Facilitators:
Matthew Collins,
Reference Librarian
Tracy Powel
l, Head of Public Services and Periodicals Librarian

Whole Foods MarketLunch for this workshop is provided by Whole Foods Market.



Locating Electronic Texts
Wednesday, September 15, 12:00-12:50

Description
More and more texts are available in snippets or in whole digitally. This workshop will explore some of the avenues for locating works using Emory resources, subject-specific collections, Google Books, and the Internet Archive.

Facilitator:
Tracy Powell, Head of Public Services and Periodicals Librarian

Saba RestaurantLunch for this workshop is provided by Saba.



Zotero
Wednesday, September 22, 12:00-12:50

Description
Zotero is a free bibliographic manager with which you can collect information about books, articles, web pages, and more, take notes on these resources, and then develop a bibliography to accompany your research. This session will provide an introduction to this resource.

Facilitator:
Tracy Powell
, Head of Public Services and Periodicals Librarian

Mediterranean GrillLunch for this workshop is provided by Mediterranean Grill.



A World of Databases
Wednesday, September 29, 12:00-12:50

Description
Articles, reviews, newspapers, and even blogs can provide a way to locate recent work on a subject. Emory provides access to more than 18,000 of these electronic resources via database subscriptions. This workshop will focus on a few of those databases, including tips on how to become more familiar with a new database.

Facilitator:
Matthew Collins,
Reference Librarian
Tracy Powell
, Head of Public Services and Periodicals Librarian

Dave's Cosmic SubsLunch for this workshop is provided by Dave's Cosmic Subs.



Researching Conferences
Wednesday, October 6, 12:00-12:50

Description
Conferences for every aspect of ministerial life, professional practice, and academic research are available on an ongoing basis throughout the year. This session will provide tips on how to use library resources to decide which conference to attend and how to get the most out of each conference.

Facilitators:
Matthew Collins,
Reference Librarian

Whole Foods MarketLunch for this workshop is provided by Whole Foods Market.



Beginning BibleWorks
Wednesday, October 13, 12:00-12:50

Description
BibleWorks is a powerful program for working with Bible texts. This workshop will introduce you the basics--the Saturday workshops will provide more depth.

Faciliators:
Tracy Powell
, Head of Public Services and Periodicals Librarian

Saba RestaurantLunch for this workshop is provided by Saba.



BibleWorks
Saturday, October 16, 2010, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Note this will be held in CST Room 252

Description
BibleWorks Essentials (8:30-11:30 am) aims to make attendees familiar with general layout, searching the command line, and searching with a morphologically analyzed Bible version. BibleWorks Intermediate (1-4 PM) will show how the software can aid attendees with the steps of the exegetical process. Each session costs $30; you can register at http://www.bibleworks.com/training/details/20101016-Candler-A.html

Facilitator:
Rod Caruthers,
BibleWorks Trainer


EndNote X4
Wednesday, October 20, 12:00-12:50

Description
EndNote X4 is a sophisticated bibliographic manager available to students at no cost through Emory's Software Express. EndNote is installed on your computer and on the web. This session will provide an introduction to this resource and highlight some of its advantages.

Facilitator:
Matthew Collins,
Reference Librarian

Dave's Cosmic SubsLunch for this workshop is provided by Dave's Cosmic Subs.



Exegetical Resources: Tools for Research
Wednesday, October 27, 12:00-12:50

Description
This session will concentrate on how to use the library's tools for biblical exegesis, including making the most of concordances and lexicons (especially if you don't know Greek or Hebrew), and the quickest ways to find books and articles for your exegetical work.


Facilitator:
Armin Siedlecki,
Head of Cataloging

Mediterranean GrillLunch for this workshop is provided by Mediterranean Grill.



Resources for Advent / Lectionary Resources
Wednesday, November 3, 12:00-12:50

Description
The lectionary provides a useful guide and resource for the church year. But where to go when you need to know more about the weekly texts? Join us for this workshop on how to find additional and supporting resources. We will focus specifically on resources for Advent.

Facilitators:
Matthew Collins,
Reference Librarian

Whole Foods MarketLunch for this workshop is provided by Whole Foods Market.



Copyright for Churches
Wednesday, November 10, 12:00-12:50

Description
Copyright guidelines apply to churches, too, but some of them are different than the guidelines that apply to education. Join Lisa Macklin, Director of the Emory Libraries Intellectual Property Rights Office, to learn more about how copyright guidelines impact churches. If you have particular questions, submit them in advance to tracy.powell@emory.edu

Facilitator:
Lisa Macklin,
Director, Emory Libraries IP Rights Office

Saba RestaurantLunch for this workshop is provided by Saba.



Freeware/software
Wednesday, November 17, 12:00-12:50

Description
Free software is available on the Internet to do just about anything. Join us for this session to learn about some of the best available freebies - as well as some that are not worth the download time.

Facilitator:
Matthew Collins
, Reference Librarian

Dave's Cosmic SubsLunch for this workshop is provided by Dave's Cosmic Subs.