Day: September 18, 2013

EndNote Workshops Sponsored by Library

The Van Pelt and Opie Library is offering EndNote workshops on September 26 and October 3 2013.  EndNote is a citation management software that helps you to easily create and manage bibliographic information and incorporate references into your writing. In other words, EndNote streamlines the research and reporting process.

To register please visit: EndNote LibGuide. Seating for these workshops is limited, and registration is required.

EndNote Basic I – Thursday, September 26 @ 5pm, Library 242

One hour introductory workshop on creating and managing references using the citation software, EndNote.  EndNote allows you to easily collect, organize and use your research references.  No prior knowledge of EndNote is necessary.

In this workshop participants will learn how to:

  • Construct an EndNote Library in order to effectively organize references
  • Create custom and smart groups to efficiently manage references

EndNote Basic II – Thursday, September 26 @ 6:15pm, Library 242

One hour EndNote Workshop on how to incorporate your EndNote Library citations into a written document (MS Word).  Attendance of the EndNote Basic I workshop, or prior knowledge of building and managing an EndNote library, is recommended.

In this workshop participants will learn how to:

  • Successfully incorporate EndNote Library references into their writing process (MS Word)
  • Locate, identify and import specialized output styles

Using EndNote – Advanced Topics – Thursday, October 3 @ 5pm, Library 242

Kristen Faeth, Customer Education Product Training Specialist at Thomson Reuters, will conduct this advanced Endnote workshop.  Light food and beverages will be provided.

This workshop will cover the new features in EndNote X7 as well as ways to use your synced EndNote Basic library online.  EndNote X7 allows you to easily search hundreds of online resources to collect references and PDFs or automatically import PDFs from your computer.  Prior knowledge of, or attendance of, the EndNote Basic I & II workshops is recommended.

In this workshop participants will learn how to:

  • Create bibliographies with subheadings and utilize new output styles.
  • Attach charts, tables and equations as figures to be cited in your work.
  • Sync your EndNote library with your online library to share groups of references with other EndNote users and access file attachments from anywhere.
  • Easily cite references in your own work using the Cite-While-You-Write plug-in for Microsoft Word.

Note:  Our sessions use EndNote X7 on PCs.  Laptop users are encouraged to update their versions of EndNote prior to the session.  See the Library’s EndNote Download page.


U.S. Dept of Energy Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) Fellowship Program

The Department of Energy (DOE) CBFO Program provides the opportunity to conduct mission-oriented research in DOE’s CBFO in Carlsbad, New Mexico.  The full-time, one-year appointment will start in October/November 2013 or earlier; appointments may be renewed for up to five years, based on program needs, satisfactory performance by the appointee and continued availability of funding.

Eligibility:

  • U.S. Citizens Only.
  • Received (by September 2013) or currently hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution within the past five years.
  • Strong analytical, research and oral and written communication skills and demonstrated capacity for creative thinking.

Application and supporting material must be received by midnight EST on Sunday, September 22, 2013.

Annual stipends will be based on academic level and relevant skills and/or experience; may include additional allowances of up to $500/month for housing and insurance. Travel to appointment may be included.

How to apply:  Click CBFO Application to apply.

For more information, email cbfo.fellowship@orise.orau.gov

For more information on WIPP, visit DOE-WIPP.