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Spokane Academic Library Workshops

Discover library workshops held by the Spokane Academic Library.

Lunch and Learn Workshop Series

This series of 20-minute workshops will show you how to get the most out of your library resources. All workshops will be held online - registration is required to receive information about joining the webinar via Adobe Connect. Workshops are open to students, faculty, and staff.

Register for a workshop here.

Library Bootcamp

Wednesday | January 16th, 2019 | 12:10-12:30 PM

Learn how to navigate the services and resources available to students, faculty, and staff through the Spokane Academic Library. This workshop includes an overview of interlibrary loan, the SearchIT catalog, and Book-A-Librarian.

Locating Datasets for Research

Wednesday | February 6th, 2019 | 12:10 - 12:30 PM

There are many datasets available for use online, but locating them can be a challenge. This workshop will show you how to find datasets from government agencies, data repositories, and research organizations. 

Using Zotero to Manage References: Part I

Wednesday | February 20th, 2019 | 12:10 - 12:30 PM

This workshop will focus on getting scholarly articles and other information sources into your Zotero library. It will also include resources for setting up your Zotero library on your computer.

Using Zotero to Manage References: Part II

Wednesday | February 27th, 2019 | 12:10-12:30 PM

This workshop will focus on getting references out of your Zotero library and into documents. It will also briefly cover Zotero's online presence.

PubMed for Advanced Users

Wednesday | March 6, 2019 | 12:10 - 12:30 PM

If you're ready to take your PubMed skills to the next level, then attend this workshop to learn how to use the Advanced Search Builder, field descriptions and tags, and the Clinical Queries Tool. 

Customize PubMed with My NCBI

Wednesday | March 20th, 2019 | 12:10 - 12:30 PM

My NCBI is a tool that allows you to save searches, apply filtering options, and set up automatic searches that are sent by email. You can also use My NCBI to manage NIH compliance with the Public Access Policy. This workshop will walk you through how to set up a My NCBI account and use these helpful features. 


Wednesday | April 10th, 2019 | 12:10 - 12:30 PM

Learn to search, combine terms, use CINAHL headings for your research. We will also be looking at how to search for instrumentation, images and patient information sheets.

Discover Interdisciplinary Research Databases

Wednesday | April 24th, 2019 | 12:10 - 12:30 PM

When conducting a thorough literature review it is important to search all applicable databases here at WSU. We will look at engineering, business and sociology databases and answer any questions you have about using them.

Finding Scholarly Information After Graduation

Wednesday | May 1st, 2019 | 12:10 - 12:30 PM

Locating scholarly health information after your university education can be challenging. This workshop will show you how to locate and use information resources that will allow you to access reliable information free of charge, including HEALWA, PubMed Central, and PLoS. 

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