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Workshop Schedule

The Mansfield Library Workshop Series is in full swing.  Check out the calendar below for the full schedule of events for the semester. Don't worry if you can't make it to a scheduled workshop, you can email us any time and we can set up a time to meet.  Additionally, feel free to stop by the reference desk or visit the library homepage at www.lib.umt.edu and chat with a librarian.

Day Date Topic Time Room
Monday November 20, 2017 Search Strategies for Music Resources 4:00-5:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Wednesday November 29, 2017 FDO - Lowering Student Textbook Costs 2:00-2:50pm University Center 329
Wednesday November 29, 2017 RefWorks 1:00-2:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Thursday December 7, 2017 Digital Archiving 101 11:00-12:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Monday December 11, 2017 Advanced Presentation Tools 12:00-1:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284

Workshop Details

Advanced Presentation Tools - Make your data pretty, hack Powerpoint, and learn the latest in presentation and infographics tools.

  • Monday, 12/11 from 12:00-1:00pm - Buckhous Room, MLIB 284

Cite It Right With RefWorks - Learn how to use RefWorks to organize, cite, and share your research.  RefWorks is a research tool that allows you to store your electronic articles and citations in one place for easy access.  It also creates citations and references automatically. It's like magic!

  • Wednesday, 11/29 from 1:00-2:00pm - Student Learning Center, MLIB 283

Digital Archiving 101: Never lose another file! - In today’s digital world, file management is essential to preserving digital content for the future. Join Professor Erin Baucom, The University of Montana’s digital archivist, to discuss strategies and best practices for organizing and preserving your personal digital archives. The workshop will cover archival file formats for digital photos, videos, audio files, and personal records. Professor Baucom will explain file naming techniques, folder organization, migrating your digital objects to new devices, backing up your files, managing your social media archive, and general data management.

  • Thursday, 12/7 from 11:00-12:00pm - Buckhous Room, MLIB 284

Lowering Student Textbook Costs: Open Educational Resources and Textbook Pricing Options.  A Faculty Development Office Workshop on Open Educational Resources - A number of online repositories now offer high-quality, free open educational resources (OERs), many of which can be modified to fit your instructional needs. Learn how to search for them and how they could be used in your courses. You will also hear about how to access reduced pricing options from textbook publishers.

  • Wednesday, 11/29 from 2:00-2:50pm - University Center 329

Search Strategies for Music Resources - This workshop will give you tips and tricks for searching music resources in the Mansfield Library, and help you interpret your search results.  Come make finding music your forte! 
  • Monday, 11/20 from 4:00-5:00pm - Student Learning Center, MLIB 283

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Workshop Calendar