Workshops begin on Thursday, Nov. 3. They are free, and are held
in the Digital Training Lab on the first floor of Barnard Library in Lehman Hall.

Please RSVP by e-mailing Lois Coleman at, or just drop in!

  • Zotero: Thursday, November 3, 2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
    Open source reference management software for managing bibliographic data and related research materials, such as PDFs.
  • Jing: Monday, November 7, 2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
    A screencasting program that takes a picture or video of the computer screen and uploads it to the web (creating a URL to the image), computer or clipboard.
  • Prezi: Thursday, November 10, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    Cloud-based presentation software; a great alternative to PowerPoint.
  • Diigo: Thursday, November 10, 2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
    A social bookmarking website that allows you to bookmark and tag webpages.
  • ARTStor: Tuesday, November 15, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    An online library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences, along with tools for viewing and presenting the images.
  • Photoshop: Tuesday, November 15, 1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
    A powerful graphics editing program with many bells and whistles.
  • Factiva: Thursday, November 17, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    Factiva provides access to global news and business information; the search interface is challenging.
  • Web of Science: Thursday, November 17, 2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
    A database useful for finding the most highly-cited articles and authors, and for finding current trends, patterns, and emerging fields of research.
  • Google Apps: Monday, December 5, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    Google Apps includes Mail, Docs, Calendar and Collections, some of which can be challenging for newbies to learn.