Owen Library Workshops
These 1-hour workshops are free & everyone is welcome!
All workshops held in Owen 209
RSVP at least one week in advance. Contact Tawny Vallana at firstname.lastname@example.org or stopping at the Library Circulation Desk.
Tips for Navigating the Academic Library
Don’t get lost in the Library! Learn how to find and access various resources & services available at Owen Library or through Pitt’s University Library System that can help you achieve academic excellence.
Wednesday, September 5th 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 11th 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 26th 5:00 p.m.
Finding Quality Web Sites
Finding Quality Web Sites: Don't be misled by unreliable web sites! Learn how to critically evaluate information found on the Web for both personal and scholarly use.
Tuesday, September 17th 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 17th 5:00 p.m.
Locating and Using Peer Reviewed Sources
What is a peer reviewed resource and how do I find one? How can peer reviewed resources help my research? See how you can determine if a resource is peer reviewed, and how to make use of these sources.
Wednesday, September 18th 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 10th 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 22nd 4:00 p.m.
E-books, Word and Acrobat documents all have built-in highlighting and annotation functions. Come and find out how you can leverage these capabilities in conjunction with cloud apps and online storage to do less printing and use less paper.
Wednesday, September 25th 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 1st 4:00 p.m.
Open Access Health Resources
Come learn about the many freely available health science resources from the NIH—from MedlinePlus to PubMed to genetics databases
Tuesday, October 8th 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 23rd 3:00 p.m.
Psychology Resources: Not Just for Head Shrinkers
While psychology resources are used by psychology majors; they should not be seen as ONLY for psychology. If you are majoring in nursing, education, criminology, or other social sciences, psychology resources can also help your studies. Discover how to find and use some of these resources.
Wednesday, October 2nd 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 3rd 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 16th 4:00 p.m.
There’s an App for That! Using Apps for Research
There are numerous iPhone, iPad and Android apps out there for learning on the go. Apps for note-taking, reference, research and more! This session offers an overview of some of the more popular tools that are available.
Tuesday, October 15th 3:00 p.m.
Saving Citations and Building Bibliographies with EndNote Web
Learn to manage your research, citations and references with EndNote Web. Learn how it can automatically extract citation information from library databases and generate a references page!
Tuesday, October 29th 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 6th 3:00 p.m.