Library Workshops

Information on orientations, research skills, & tools workshops offered in the library or online.

Library Workshops

The Thomas G. Carpenter Library offers a variety of workshops, both live and recorded, to help you with your studies.  

If you have any suggestions for a workshop topic, please email our Library Instruction Team.  

Database of the Month 2021

Library workshops are listed in order by date. Click on the title for each workshop you are interested in to either register for the live session, or to view a recording of sessions that have already passed.  

January 29: American Community Survey 

  • Learn to access and utilize American Community Survey data in research or teaching. Content included:

February 19: Slavery and Anti Slavery: A Transnational Archive

  • Join an introduction to Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive, part I. This component includes collections from the United States and Europe on the worldwide movement for the abolition of slavery in the eighteenth and nineteenth century. It links to websites, biographies, chronology, and bibliographies that will give users background and context for further research.

March 19: SAGE Research Methods Cases: Medicine and HealthSAGE Research Methods logo

  • SAGE Research Methods includes hundreds of examples of research methodologies from across all medical specialties, including nursing and public health. It explores an extensive range of studies, including clinical trials, epidemiologic research, systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

April 16:

  • Learn to use the world’s premier resource for classical music programming: stunning live events from the world’s most prestigious halls, plus thousands of concerts, operas, ballets, and more.

May 21: Natural Medicines

  • Learn how to use the Natural Medicines database to find high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative medicine including dietary supplements and integrative therapies. 

June 18: U.S. Declassified Documents

  • Learn how to use U.S. Declassified Documents Online to access a broad range of previously classified federal records spanning the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Types of materials include intelligence studies, policy papers, diplomatic correspondence, cabinet meeting minutes, briefing materials, and domestic surveillance and military reports.

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July 23: Web of Science

  • Learn to use the Web of Science to find content spanning multiple disciplines, document types, and formats.  Discover how to use the citation connections to explore the over 21,000 peer-reviewed, high-quality scholarly journals. 

Aug 27: BioOne Complete

  • Learn how to use BioOne Complete to find the full-texts of high-impact bioscience research journals, many published by small societies and non-commercial publishers. 

Sept 17: Oxford Research Encyclopedia for Latin American History

  • Learn how you can use the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History to find scholarly articles covering pre- 1492 to present day. All articles are peer-reviewed, regularly updated, and designed to be read in 30 minutes or less.

Oct 22: Scifinder-n 

  • Join a representative from CAS to learn to use SciFinder-n, a comprehensive index to the chemical literature that includes over 52 million records, including journal articles, patents, conference proceedings, technical reports, and more. Discover how to search by research topic, substance, reaction, compounds.

Nov 17: Cochrane Library

  • Learn how to find high quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.
  • Register: Online via Zoom
  • Friday, November 17 at 1:00 p.m.

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