Date: February 15, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Jeanette Smith, NMSU Library, (575) 646-7492, email@example.com
The NMSU Library is giving a series of helpful free workshops to be held this spring to acquaint Library users with resources and services available to them. While the workshops are targeted to graduate students, anyone may attend.
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, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Zuhl Library Classroom
Wednesday, February 29, noon to 1:00 p.m., Zuhl Library Classroom
- 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 it features a built-in pdf viewer that allows you to highlight and annotate your pdf files.
Wednesday, March 7, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Zuhl Library Classroom
- 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, noon to 1:00 p.m., Branson Library Classroom
- Citation Management: Zotero. Zotero is an esay-to-use tool to collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work—in the web browser itself. Whether you’re searching for a preprint on arXiv.org, 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, noon to 1:00 p.m., Branson Library Classroom
Visit http://lib.nmsu.edu/workshops/ for the schedule of topics, dates, places and times. No registration is required. Workshops are open to the entire campus community.
For more information, please contact the Library’s Instruction Coordinator Theresa Westbrock at firstname.lastname@example.org.