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Libraries offer free seminars in research skills, citation tools, data management

The University Libraries have scheduled a wide range of free seminars this semester to help students, faculty and staff with their research needs. Classes are available in basic library research skills and the following citation management tools: Zotero, Endnote and Mendeley. Additional introductory level and advanced level classes will be offered in LionSearch, Penn State’s powerful library search engine. In addition, two workshops will be held on data management. The full line up of classes is listed below. More details and registration information are also available from the Libraries’ website: http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/lls/classes/research_basics_seminar.html

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Spring 2013 library research, citation management seminars

The following is a list of free seminars offered this semester in the library. Note that all classes require registration, including Library Research Basics. More information on each seminar and links to register can be found on the Library Learning Services page.

(Classes will also be included in the events listing blog post each week.)

Library Research Basics (302 Paterno)
Wednesday, January 9, 10-11 am Glenn Masuchika
Thursday, January 17, 2:30-3:30pm Amanda Clossen

Introduction to LionSearch  (W315 Pattee)
Tuesday, January 8, 10-11 am Emily Rimland
Wednesday, January 16, 2:30-3:30pm Emily Rimland

Advanced LionSearch (W315 Pattee)
Tuesday, February 12, 2-3 pm John Meier and Eric Novotny

Introduction to Mendeley (locations vary, all classes taught by Helen Smith)
Thursday, January 17, 10-11:30 am, 302 Paterno 
Tuesday, February 19, 1-2:30 pm, 211 Davey 
Wednesday, March 20, 2-3:30 pm, 302 Paterno 
Monday, April 8, 10:30-noon, 211 Davey

EndNote (W315 Pattee)
Wednesday, January 30, 1-2:30 pm Ellysa Cahoy
Tuesday, March 12, 10-11:30 am Dawn Amsberry
Thursday, April 4, 2-3:30 pm Ellysa Cahoy

Zotero  (W315 Pattee)
Tuesday, January 22, 1:30-3 pm Dawn Amsberry
Thursday, February 28, 10-11:30 am Dawn Childress
Wednesday, April 3, 2:30-4 pm Amanda Clossen