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JANUARY 22, 2014

Wednesday
  • Mathematics Equivalency Examination
      • 1:10 pm – 2:25 pm
      • Effective Reading
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • Learn new strategies to manage your reading assignments. Learn how to get the information you need more effectively so that you can use your reading time more efficiently. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: *Academic Support Center

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      • 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Library Tour
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • VSPACER
      • Do you know where in the library you can watch DVDs, use iMovie to design media, or buy a cup of coffee? Have you found a quiet place to study? Come to a guided tour to discover the library's many services as well as see the research collections, collaborative workspaces and technology that can help you become a better researcher or multimedia designer.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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      • 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
      • Introduction to Library Research
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • This is a great class for those new to AU or for those who might need a refresher on the basics of library research. Learn how to use AU's SearchBox, the AU library catalog, and how to gain access to AU's 400+ subscription databases. In this session, you will learn how to locate books, renew books online, and request books and articles from other libraries.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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AFTER JANUARY 22

      • Thu 01/23/14
        10:30 am – noon
      • Colloquium on Scholarly Communications: The Humanities in and for the Digital Age
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • The spread of digital technologies has presented scholars in the humanities with some extraordinary opportunities, as well as a few challenges, not least for their modes of communicating with one another. This talk will explore some of the changes taking place in the humanities today and their implications for scholars and their institutions. How are humanists' ways of thinking about scholarly ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 01/28/14
        1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      • Introduction to Blackboard
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • Learn how to upload a syllabus, post an announcement, send out a group email, and add articles and images through Ares, the course reserves package.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 01/28/14
        5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Effective Reading
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Learn new strategies to manage your reading assignments. Learn how to get the information you need more effectively so that you can use your reading time more efficiently. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: *Academic Support Center

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      • Wed 01/29/14
        1:10 pm – 2:25 pm
      • Time Management
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Did you know there are 168 hours in a week? Learn tools and strategies to use your time more productively, balance priorities, and feel less stressed. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: *Academic Support Center

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      • Wed 01/29/14
        3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
      • Advanced Blackboard
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • Participants will create assignments, and practice weighting these assignments in the Grade Center. We will also discuss best practices in teaching with blogs and discussion boards.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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