7:55 AM, August 19, 2019

Auburn University Libraries will be offering two workshop series for students, faculty and staff during the first half of fall semester of 2019. Additional workshops will be scheduled after the fall break.

In the Level Up: Improve Your Research Skills series, Auburn University Libraries’ faculty will lead workshops which include citation management software, data management, strategic searching, and LaTeX.

The Adobe Creative Cloud workshop series, led by staff from the Libraries’ Media and Digital Resource Lab, includes Getting Started with Adobe Creative Cloud, Poster Design 101, Free Online Multimedia Creation Tools, Adobe Photoshop for Beginners, and more.

Class size is limited. Register through the AU Libraries website at: https://aub.ie/libraryworkshops

 

 

Level Up: Improve Your Research Skills

 

EndNote

EndNote is an online tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references.

Learn five ways to add citations to EndNote: (1) manually; (2) directly from a database; (3) two-step import from a database; (4) using EndNote to search a library catalog; and (5) via PDFs. Additional aspects covered in the workshop include how to handle journal abbreviations, edit Output Styles, manage an EndNote Library, and use EndNote with Microsoft Word to create bibliographies.

Time: 90 minutes

Monday, August 26, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 11, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 26, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 9, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

 

Zotero 101

Zotero is a free, easy-to-use, online tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. Learn how to register for a Zotero account, import and organize citations, create a formatted bibliography, and use Zotero with the Microsoft Word plugin. Sharing citations through the Group Libraries feature will also be discussed.

Time: 60 minutes

Monday, August 26, 4 p.m.  – 5 p.m.

Tuesday, September 10, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Thursday, September 26, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

 

 

Introduction to Data Management

Learn some best practices for organizing your data and files.  The workshop will explore basic issues in data management, including data organization and formatting. More specialized, subject-specific topics are addressed based on the participants' research areas.

Time: 60 minutes

Tuesday, August 27, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Monday, September 9, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday, September 17, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Monday, September 23, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Monday, September 30, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday, October 1, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Monday, October 7, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday, October 8, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

 

Making the Most of Your ORCID ID

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is part of a global effort to ensure researchers are correctly connected to their scholarly output. ORCID IDs are increasingly requested or required elements of publishing, funding, and university reporting workflows. This hand-on workshop will help you understand the benefits of ORCID, create an ORCID iD (if you don't already have one), and use ORCID’s convenient features to populate your profile and maximize its impact.

Time: 60 minutes

Wednesday, September 25, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Open Access & AU's Digital Repository

AUrora is AU’s institutional repository for faculty, students and staff to self-archive their research. Self-archiving is a way to make your work open access, reach a broader audience and ensure long-term preservation of your work. In this workshop, you will learn about the best practices for self-archiving, your rights as an author, and the benefits of open access to you and the research community.

Related LibGuide: Scholarly Communication and Open Access by Jaena Alabi

Time: 60 minutes

Tuesday, October 1, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

 

Managing Your Scholarly Identity

Creating an online scholarly identity (SI) can increase the visibility of your research and publications, enhance networking opportunities, and help potential collaborators find you. Consciously curating and monitoring your online image helps you take control of what people see when they search for you online. This interactive workshop will introduce you to some of the most popular SI platforms and tools and help you get started on your own online scholarly profile.

Time: 60 minutes

Wednesday, October 2, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

Introduction to LaTeX

LaTeX is a document preparation system used for the production of scientific and technical publications.  Examples of the types of documents that you can create with LaTeX include articles, presentations, lab reports, and other homework assignments. Learn some of the basic functions of LaTeX in order to create technical and scientific documents using mathematical expressions.  In this workshop, you will learn to set up a basic document in LaTeX and learn basic commands for equations and mathematical expressions.

Time: 60 minutes

Wednesday, August 28, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Tuesday, September 10, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

 

Strategic Searching

Do you have a go-to search engine or database that you use almost exclusively when searching for literature in your field? Are you hesitant to stray too far from the familiar, but suspect you could be searching more effectively? This workshop will review common research scenarios to help you strategize the best places to find the resources that you need depending on the purpose of your search and your stage of research. Library databases and Google Scholar will be discussed.

Time: 60 minutes

Wednesday, August 28, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Thursday, September 19, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Monday, September 30, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

 

 

Adobe Creative Cloud Workshops by AU Libraries’ Media and Digital Resource Lab

To help users learn how to use the creative applications of the Adobe Creative Cloud currently offered to students for free by the University, the Auburn University Libraries’ Media and Digital Resource Lab (MDRL) is offering instructional workshops open to all Auburn students, faculty, and staff. Learn to use creative apps to enhance classroom assignments, present research, and design and publish both print and online content.

Workshops will take place in the RBD Library, 3rd floor lab. Register at http://aub.ie/libraryworkshops.

MDRL Workshops are also available via Zoom (please still register): http://auburn.zoom.us/my/hooperc

For additional information on MDRL Workshops, contact: Chelsy Hooper hooperc@auburn.edu

 

Getting Started with Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Spark

Students, sign up for your free Adobe ID http://adobe.auburn.edu. Faculty and staff, learn to leverage Adobe Creative Cloud in your courses and work. Explore Adobe Spark, an app that allows everyone to create beautiful web stories, slideshows, and video. Access Adobe’s free resources that will empower you to use more powerful apps such as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro. Bring your own laptop or use our lab PC’s; additional mobile device recommended.

Time: 60 minutes

Wednesday, August. 28: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m
Tuesday, September 10: 10 a.m.- 11 a.m.

 

Creating Graphics: Adobe Photoshop for Beginners

Learn the basics of Photoshop and develop photo editing skills to enhance your class assignments and projects, including combining graphics with layered text and images for collages, adjusting photo colors, and adding effects. Adobe ID preferred http://adobe.auburn.edu. Bring your own laptop with Photoshop installed or use our Shared Lab licensed computers.

Time: 60 minutes

Tuesday, September 3, 2 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Wednesday, September 25, 10 a.m.- 11 a.m.

 

Digital Video: Adobe Premiere Rush

Need a quick way to create slick video, on the fly? Explore Adobe Premiere Rush for video creation and editing. Adobe ID preferred http://adobe.auburn.edu. Bring your own laptop with Rush installed or use our Shared Lab licensed lab computers. Additional mobile device recommended. Discover Adobe’s free resources that will empower you to use more powerful video apps such as Premiere Pro.

Time: 60 minutes

Wednesday, September 4, 10 a.m.- 11 a.m.

 

Poster Design

Need to design a poster for a class assignment, research presentation, or a conference presentation? Begin with the drag and drop features of PowerPoint to design and print a poster; basic design tips included. Explore ways to get started with more advanced poster design using Adobe InDesign and interactive apps.

Time: 60 minutes

Monday, September 9, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Designing Documents: Adobe InDesign for Beginners

Learn the basics of InDesign, including how to create brochures, flyers, and custom documents and how to place images and add text. Adobe ID preferred http://adobe.auburn.edu. Bring your own laptop with InDesign installed or use our Shared Lab licensed lab computers.

Time: 60 minutes

Monday, September. 16: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

 

Poster Design Open Session

Join your peers in sharing your poster topic, planning, design, and presentation. Work on any aspect of your poster in this group setting and receive feedback from peers and facilitators on your planning, design, and / or your presentation of your poster.

Time: 90 minutes

Thursday, September 26, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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