Welcome back to the libraries. Learn how to request and renew books, link to full text, find scholarly sources, organize your research projects for the semester, and more. Stay for the whole workshop and you'll be eligible to win a bag of library swag.
See our Library Access & Services guide for information on using the libraries, accessing articles and books, technology, how to get help and more.
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In this introductory webinar, participants will learn some tips and tricks to keeping dispersed, collaborative teams (class or grant or writing projects) organized using Google Drive. If you work with a multi-person team and use Google Drive, and are constantly frustrated by where you left that document, this webinar will change your life! (These tips will also be useful if you use Microsoft Teams!)
This Library Research Workshop was not recorded.
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Impact factors and other publishing metrics are some of the criteria used to evaluate scholarly output. But what do they mean, and where can you find them? This 30 minute introductory workshop, intended for an audience of faculty, staff, and graduate students, will introduce a variety of publishing metrics and how to locate them for your own publications.
PowerPoint with Links (Used in this workshop)
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Researchers often receive email solicitations of manuscript submission. This workshop, intended for an audience of graduate students and faculty, will introduce some ways to check whether the journals are trustworthy for publishing.
This Library Research Workshop was not recorded. For more information about selecting a journal for publication, please see our library guide Choosing a Journal to Publish Your Work
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The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps are a vital collection for anyone interested in urban history, but first-time users may find the number of versions daunting and the volumes themselves difficult to navigate. This 30-minute workshop will provide faculty, students, and staff with a short introduction to Sanborn Maps and, using Detroit as an example, describe the various editions of the maps and point out where they are available. It will also point to a few different projects which involved the Sanborn Maps as examples of how they might be utilized.
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Can I renew my MeLCat or ILL request? ...How do I do that?
The wrong journal article was delivered for my ILL request…what can I do?
This workshop is a continuation of the Fall 2021 interlibrary services workshop, We Can Get That! Members of Wayne State’s Interlibrary Services team provide answers to the above questions and more on a guided tour through library account management for non-WSU owned requests. Students, faculty, and staff who would like to know more about Interlibrary Loan services can benefit from this 30-minute live workshop.
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If you missed the introductory Interlibrary Loan/ILL workshop from Fall 2021, you can watch it here.
This session will highlight archival material that reflects WSU's past and share ideas for using the material in coursework to teach critical thinking and primary source analysis skills. This 45-minute workshop is designed for faculty teaching undergraduate students.
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Explore the American Community Survey (ACS) and learn why it is the place to begin to find community information. This workshop will explore how the ACS differs from the decennial census and the different kinds of data provided by the ACS. This 45 minute introductory workshop is designed for any faculty, staff or student that wants to learn more about the ACS.
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Follow along and explore how you can easily install web browser extensions for Firefox and Chromium-based browsers (like Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Opera) to help with each step of your research process, from finding articles to managing your references. This 45-minute workshop is designed primarily for undergraduate and graduate students looking to develop effective research habits.
Feedback survey: https://acrl.projectoutcome.org/responses/42874