New Mexico State University

Workshops - Spring 2012Graduate Student Series

  • Advanced Library Tools:
    Get acquainted with all of the Library tools you'll want to use as a graduate student, including: Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery, librarian subject specialists, EndNote Web, Google Scholar customization, Dissertation Abstracts, and more! Plus, you'll get acquainted with advanced database searching techniques, citation searching, setting up alerts, and more.
    • Thursday, February 23, Zuhl Library Classroom, 4:00-5:00pm
    • Wednesday, February 29, Zuhl Library Classroom, noon-1:00pm
  • Citation Management: Mendeley:
    Mendeley is a free bibliographic management program that can index a collection of pdf documents, look up and import document details from PubMed, Web of Science, DOIs, and other online information sources, cite references from your collection in a paper you're writing, and construct the reference list for you. It integrates seamlessly with CiteULike, Zotero, and BibTeX, and features a built-in pdf viewer that allows you to highlight and annotate your pdf files.
    • Wednesday, March 7, Zuhl Library Classroom, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Citation Management: EndNote Web:
    EndNote© Web is a Web-based program that is free (to university affiliates). It is used to collect and organize references, manage citations in papers, and create bibliographies.
    • Tuesday, March 13, Branson Library Classroom, noon-1:00pm
  • Citation Management: Zotero:
    Zotero is an easy-to-use tool to collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your workóin the web browser itself. Whether you're searching for a preprint on, a journal article from JSTOR, a news story from the New York Times, or a book from the NMSU library catalog, Zotero has support for thousands of sites.
    • Thursday, March 15, Branson Library Classroom, noon-1:00pm

    No registration required. Workshops are open to the entire campus community.

    For more information, contact Theresa Westbrock: 646-3079