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HHD Library Research Zoom Workshop Series

Improving Research Skills

Frustrated by search results that aren’t useful? Learn the difference among search engines (databases), how to use them effectively, and advanced search skills to locate and download peer reviewed articles and ebooks. 

Date & Time: September 8 & 21 2-3PM

RSVP: 9/8 https://csun.libcal.com/calendar/hdd-workshops/research-skills

           9/21 https://csun.libcal.com/calendar/hdd-workshops/research-skills-2

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Jamie Johnson

Environmental and Occupational Health Specialist Librarian
 

 

  Finding Statistics and Data

Learn where to find detailed statistics and comprehensive datasets on Health & Human Development topics at the local, state, national, and global level. We’ll talk about demographic, survey, health, and economic data, and how to evaluate and compare it.

Date & Time: October 6 & 19 2-3PM

RSVP: 10/6 https://csun.libcal.com/calendar/hdd-workshops/statistics-data-1

            10/19 https://csun.libcal.com/calendar/hdd-workshops/statistics-data-2

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Laura Wimberley

Recreation & Tourism Management Specialist Librarian

 

 

 PolicyMaps & Health Sciences

This workshop will assist you in using PolicyMap, a powerful data and mapping tool, for accessing health-related statistical data about communities across the U.S.

Date & Time: October 13 & 26 2-3PM

RSVP: 10/13 https://csun.libcal.com/calendar/hdd-workshops/policymap

            10/26 https://csun.libcal.com/calendar/hdd-workshops/policymap-2

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Ahmed Alwan

Health Sciences Specialist Librarian

 

 

 Citation Management Software

Did you find creating citations time consuming, confusing, and even daunting? There are tools to help you stay organized and save time! Attend our workshop to learn how to use EndNote and/or Zotero in your research and writing. Not sure which one to choose? Check out this page for their differences and ask your professor for recommendation.

 

EndNote

  • Description: This workshop will introduce EndNote Web (Basic, Online) using the Web of Science databases. Students will register for their FREE EndNote Web account using Web of Science's Login, Register. Students will learn how to create a free online account, import citations, add files, create groups and export bibliographies in a variety of citation styles such as APA.The EndNote Citation management software is one of several programs Clarivate Analytics offer. Important features of Web of Science databases will also be pointed out, as will the "Cite While U Write" plugin for Microsoft Word.
  • Date & Time: November 3 2-3PM 
  • RSVP: https://csun.libcal.com/calendar/hdd-workshops/endnote-1
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Marcia Henry
Specialist Librarian for Nursing, Physical Therapy, Communication Disorders & Sciences, Assistive Technology Studies and Human Services

 

 

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Liz Cheney

Children and Adolescence Development Specialist Librarian

 

Zotero

  • Description: This workshop will introduce Zotero, a free, powerful research tool that helps you gather, organize, and analyze sources. It can generate citation and a complete bibliography for you in different styles. Student will be able to create a Zotero account, download Zotero as a standalone app, add Zotero to browsers as plug-ins, practice importing different kinds of sources, generating citations, and managing folders and metadata.
  • Date & Time: September 15 & November 16 2-3PM
  • RSVP: https://csun.libcal.com/calendar/hdd-workshops/zotero
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Yi Ding

Kinesiology Specialist Librarian

 

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