Library Workshops

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.