Check here for details on upcoming Fall 2017 Workshops.
Pre-registration is required for all our Library Workshops. Register for our Library Workshops online through the Learn@ISU website. Please let us know if you require any accommodation.
Here's how to register:
You will receive an email with the subject: Enrollment Confirmation. You may also receive periodic reminders that you have registered for the Workshop.
Fall 2017 Workshops - Coming Soon!
Grad Students: Everything you need to know about the Library...but were afraid to ask!
Learn how to find dissertations, influential research articles and important journals in your subject area! Find out who is your subject librarian, and learn about Library services that can help facilitate your research and writing!
Thursday, Sept. 7, 3-4:30 p.m.
Getting Started with Zotero
Zotero is a great free tool for managing citations and documents, ideal for tracking sources used in you research. This workshop will show you the basics so you can:
Join us to get started with Zotero! You are welcome to bring your laptop to jump right in or use an ISU computer for some hands-on experience.
Thursday, Sept. 28, 3-4:30 p.m.
Getting Started with Mendeley
Wish you could...
This workshop for beginners introduces Mendeley. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network. Make your own fully searchable library in seconds, cite as you write, and read and annotate your PDFs on any device.
Thursday, Oct. 5, 3-4:30 p.m.
Getting Started with EndNote Web
Lost the references you need for your research paper? Thesis & dissertation citations becoming unmanageable? This workshop for beginners introduces EndNote Web, a free bibliographic management program that helps you collect, organize, format, and use your collected citations in your writing projects. Learn how to get started with EndNote Web!
Thursday, Oct. 19, 3-4:30 p.m.
Getting Started with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Makey Makey
Want to build a banana piano or a temperature sensor alarm? Maybe you want a houseplant to Tweet when it needs watering or you're just interested in learning more about electronics and how they work?
This workshop will introduce the basics, pros, and cons of Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Makey Makey, three microcontrollers which allow interactions between computers and the physical world. Participants will get hands-on time to build simple example circuits, and all types of kits are available for check out from Parks Library for continued exploration after the workshop.
Thursday, Nov. 2, 3-4:30 p.m.
Watch for mailings, flyers, and e-Library news!
Contact Jody Kalvik with registration questions.