Register online at http://training.georgiasouthern.edu or call (912) 478-5645 for assistance.
Individuals interested in attending a library workshop may submit a request for a workshop at a day/time that is suitable to personal schedules via the University Training site. Look under “Library/By Appointment Only.” The workshop length is indicated in parentheses after each workshop title below. Workshop enrollment is open to current University faculty, staff and students.
Resources for Research
Graduate Assistant Research Forum (1 hour)
Learn search techniques to assist faculty with professional and classroom research. Be sure to tell us your subject area to ensure the right subject specialist is assigned.
Introduction to Discover (1 hour)
Learn to use an integrated search tool called Discover that provides a Google-like search experience to search most GALILEO databases, high quality online resources & the library catalog simultaneously.
Introduction to GALILEO Databases (1 hour)
This workshop introduces you to resources available through GALILEO databases, including how to access full-text articles.
Introduction to ICPSR (1 hour)
Explore a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. ICPSR hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
Introduction to Journal Citation Reports (JCR) (1 hour)
Learn why the JCR is a helpful tool for determining the highest ranked journals for submission of articles, that once published, will be useful for career advancement in your discipline. (Coverage: 2008 through 2014).
Introduction to Lexis/Nexis-Academic (1 hour)
Workshop introduces Lexis/Nexis – databases covering news, business, legal, medical, business, and reference sources.
Introduction to RefWorks & EndNote (1 hour)
Learn how to import references from databases and web pages, create and manage reference lists, make and export bibliographies, share references, and compare to other Citation Style Managers.
Introduction to Resources in Your Field (1 hour)
Work with a librarian to identify key search terms, databases and other library resources in a particular field or area of study.
Research Project Clinic (1 hour)
Feeling overwhelmed? Work with your subject librarian to develop strategies for using library databases and other resources for your project.
Thesis/Dissertation Formatting Guidelines (1 hour)
Learn how to use the College of Graduate Studies ETD website.
Web of Science (1 hour)
Learn about access to Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts and Humanities Citation.
Introduction to Access I (2013 Edition) (2 hours)
Using the powerful relational database management system MS Access, participants will learn to create a database with tables, data types, primary keys and a simple query.
Introduction to Excel 2013 (2 hours)
Learn to create, edit, format, save, and print spreadsheets, and also learn to create basic mathematical formulas.
Introduction to PowerPoint (2013 Edition) (2 hours)
Learn how to create powerful presentations.
Introduction to Access II (2013 Edition) (2 hours)
Learn additional skills (how to handle the rule of normalization, multiple table relationships, and advanced queries) to modify your Access database.
Introduction to SAS (2 hours)
Learn how to define variables, and input, analyze, and interpret data.
Introduction to Access III (2013 Edition) (2 hours)
Learn to use the toolbox to design and modify a database with multiple designing objects (e.g., fonts, colors, alignment, spacing, drag and drop).
Introduction to Word 2013 (2 hours)
Learn to create, edit, format, save, and print documents.
Introduction to Access IV (2013 Edition) (2 hours)
Learn to use the toolbox to design and modify a report in a data-base (e.g., using fonts, colors, alignment, spacing, drag and drop).