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December 2012 EndNote Workshops

The J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library is offering another round of its EndNote workshops.

EndNote is a citation management software that helps you easily create and manage bibliographic information and incorporate references into your writing.  In other words, EndNote streamlines the research and reporting process.

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

EndNote Basic I: Creating and Organizing an EndNote Library on December 19th @ 11:00 AM
The Van Pelt and Opie Library is offering a 1 hour introductory workshop on creating and managing references using the citation management 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:

  • Build an EndNote collection of citations (i.e. EndNote library)
  • How to manage an EndNote library

EndNote Basic II: Cite While You Write (CWYW) on December 19th @ 12:15 PM

The Van Pelt and Opie Library is offering an 1 hour EndNote Workshop on how to incorporate your EndNote Library citations into a written document (MS Word).  Attendance of EndNote Basic I, or prior knowledge of building and managing an EndNote library, is highly recommended.

In this workshop participants will learn how to:

  • Incorporate EndNote Library references into a written document (MS Word)
  • Import specialized output styles

EndNote Special Topics: Managing Journal Terms List on December 19th @ 1:30 PM

Some publication submission requirements specify abbreviations for journal titles in citations while others prefer full journal titles. The EndNote Journal Terms List feature can simplify this process for you by managing both the journal title abbreviations and full titles. The Van Pelt and Opie Library is offering a 45 minute EndNote Workshop on how to manage Journal Terms List.  Attendance of EndNote Basic I & II workshops, or prior knowledge of creating an EndNote Library and using CWYW, is highly recommended.

In this workshop participants will learn how to:

  • How to create a Journal Terms List
  • How to add/modify Journal Abbreviations
  • How to auto update a Journal Terms List

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

Note: Our sessions use EndNote X5 on PCs. Laptop users are encouraged to update their versions of EndNote prior to the session. See the library’s EndNote Download page.

Graduate Student presenting “Learn to Use Twitter”

Graduate student Leo Ureel will give a presentation on Twitter for the Online at the Library session at 9 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Portage Lake District Library.

In the session, participants will learn the meaning of internet terms, such as “tweet,” “follow” and “hash-tag.” Everyone will create a Twitter account and send messages using the service.

If you plan to attend, contact the CS department at 487-2209.

For more information, contact Leo Ureel at ureel@mtu.edu .

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EndNote Workshops – November 30th

The J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library presents a series of EndNote workshops.

EndNote is citation management software which allows anyone to easily collect, organize, and use their research references. Learn how EndNote can save you hours of time in your library research and document preparation process.

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

Note: Our sessions use EndNote X5 on PCs. Laptop users are encouraged to update their versions of EndNote prior to the session. See the library’s EndNote Download page.

Upcoming Sessions on November 30th:

EndNote Basic I: Creating and Organizing an EndNote Library @ 11:00 AM
In this 1 hour workshop participants will learn how to build and manage an EndNote Library collection of citations.

EndNote Basic II: Cite While You Write (CWYW)@ 12:15 PM
In this 1 hour workshop participants learn how to customize EndNote Library citations into Word.

* Attendance of EndNote Basic I or prior knowledge of building and managing an EndNote library is required.

EndNote Special Topics: Working with Travel Libraries** @ 1:30 PM
Do you want to use Endnote to collaborate with classmates or colleagues using Word?  An Endnote Traveling Library can help. A Traveling Library is a subset of your EndNote Library which contains only the citations that appear in your paper.  The Van Pelt and Opie Library is offering a 45 minute EndNote Workshop on EndNote Traveling Libraries.

Van Pelt and Opie Library to Offer EndNote Workshop for Graduate Students

Learn how Endnote can save you hours of time in the library research and document preparation process!

The Van Pelt and Opie Library is offering two, free EndNote Basics workshops for Michigan Tech graduate students on March 26 and March 28.  EndNote is citation management software which allows anyone to easily collect, organize and use their research references.

In this free library workshop participants will learn the basic skills for building a collection of citations, how to manage their collection and how to include the citations in their documents.  The workshop will also go over how to easily create bibliographies.

The sessions will be held:

  • Monday, March 26 @ 12:00 – 1:30 PM
  • Wednesday, March 28 @ 10:00 – 11:30 AM

Seating is limited. Please sign up today by sending and email to: libraryworkshop@mtu.edu

New theses and dissertations available in the Library

The Graduate School is pleased to announce new theses and dissertations are now available in the J.R. van Pelt and Opie Library from the following programs:

  • Applied Ecology
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Forest Ecology and Management
  • Forest Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Geology
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics