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February 24, 2017

Location: RBD - 2nd Floor Consultation Room

Instructor: Kasia Leousis ksl0008@auburn.edu

Seminar Description Zotero is a free, easy-to-use, online tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. This hands-on workshop will cover registering for a Zotero account, importing references, organizing your references, and creating a formatted bibliography. Sharing references through the Group Libraries feature will also be discussed.

Bringing your laptop is encouraged, but not required. Please email the instructor if you need to borrow a laptop. We will meet in RBD Library's 2nd Floor Consultation Room located across from the Miller Writing Center. For more information, see http://libguides.auburn.edu/zotero.

Seminars on  Zotero, a software citation program, are being offered during the Spring Semester and beyond .  Click on the Seminars link located under the "Services"  link located in the upper left hand side of the screen of the Auburn University Libraries homepage for registration information, etc.  Seminars are free but registration is required.

Currently, the following seminars are on the schedule:

Zotero: Monday, March 27:  5 - 6 p.m.

Zotero:  Wednesday, April 12:  12 - 1 p.m.

Zotero:  Monday, April 24:  5 - 6 p.m.

Zotero:  Wednesday, May 10:  12 - 1 p.m.

Zotero:  Monday, May 22:  5 - 6 p.m.

 The spring Zotero workshops are now available for online registration:

http://www.lib.auburn.edu/training/

 

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February 5, 2016

Virginia Slims American Women's Opinion Polls 1970-2000

 

In 1970 with the Women’s Movement well underway, Virginia Slims began commissioning surveys about the role of American women in society. As those roles continued to change through the late 20th century, Philip Morris USA, makers of Virginia Slims, continued to collect data on the topic. The poll was conducted in 1970, 1972, 1974, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, and 2000. Many of the questions remained the same, while others explored the specific topics of the period. Thus, this collection has become not only “a barometer for social changes but a time capsule evoking another era.

This report can be found in the iPoll Databank,  the most comprehensive, up-to-date resource for US public opinion poll data. iPOLL is also the best finding aid to locate US national opinion poll questions rich in a particular subject, with direct links into the catalog of datasets and survey questionnaires.

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November 23, 2015

Be sure to check the Hours link located in the top central portion of the Auburn University Libraries homepage to see library hours of operation during the Thanksgiving holiday period.  Dates affected are Saturday, November 21 through Saturday, November 28.  Regular hours resume on Sunday, November 29 at 1 p.m.

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