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  • After 5 Session for Returning and Working Learners
       Wednesday March 5, 2014 from 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm in LIB 259
  • Are you a returning or working student? Feeling overwhelmed? Want to learn more about what our Library has to offer? This hands-on workshop will offer an overview of the Library's homepage and demonstrate how to locate electronic/print resources on specific topics. Please bring your research topics to this session. RSVP to Simmona E. Simmons at

  • Library Research for New Students
       Wednesday March 12, 2014 from 12 noon - 1 pm in LIB 259
  • Are you new to UMBC? Have you tried to use library resources for your course projects and couldn't find relevant results or don't know how to begin? If so, this session is for you. During this workshop, you will learn about how to use the Library's website and services and how to select credible resources for your projects. You can also come with a specific question and ask for assistance. RSVP to Gergana Kostova at

  • EndNote Basic Workshop
       Wednesday March 26, 2014 from 12 noon - 1 pm in LIB 259
  • Learn how to utilize the full range of features included in the web-accessible citation manger. This hands-on workshop will focus on setting up an account, importing and transferring references, sharing references, and accessing your references in Microsoft Word. RSVP to Katy Sullivan at

  • Illustrating Your Point
       Friday March 28, 2014 from 12 noon - 1 pm in LIB 259
  • Do you want to find images to use in your presentations, papers and other publications? Join us as we explore image databases/websites like ARTstor, Flickr and even Google Image searching. We will also discuss strategies for determining how images can be used and best practices for citations. RSVP to Jodi Hoover at

  • Zotero Workshop
       Wednesday April 9, 2014 from 12 noon - 1 pm in LIB 259
  • Learn how to use this free, easy-to-use tool to collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. RSVP to Semhar Yohannes at

  • How Do You Google?
       Wednesday April 16, 2014 from 12 noon - 1 pm in LIB 259
  • In this interactive workshop, learn how to use the various search interfaces available in Google that allow effective and efficient searching, including advanced search, filters features, command search and more. You will also learn how to combine these findings with your library resources and services to succeed in your research. RSVP to Gergana Kostova at

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