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Workshops & Programs


2016 - 2017

The library offers workshops to help students, faculty and staff learn how to research, reference and access library resources from their office or home computer. Library workshops are available throughout the semester, both in the Library and at Valley Road. Dates, times, and location are listed below.


Research Assistance

Need extra help? Don't wait until the last minute. Make an appointment with a member of the reference staff to review Library resources. Fill out a Research Assistance Request Form and we will contact you to set up a meeting.



Program Details Date

Researching Company and Industry Information
Explore different resources that provide data on both companies and industries, including annual reports, industry information, and competitors.

Audience: Undergraduate and graduate students.

Location: Valley Road Building, Room 1020

Presenter: Cara Berg

October 27

12:30PM - 1:30PM


Program Details Date

E-Books for Everyone! Using E-Books for Coursework, Research and Teaching
E-Books are a large and growing segment of the Cheng Library's book collection. We now provide over 124,000 titles, representing some 30 percent of all the books available to students and faculty. Our e-books cover every subject in the curriculum and the chances are good that you'll find several of them useful for a course assignment, a research paper, or as a teaching tool. Like our other electronic resources, e-books are accessible at any time and from any location with an internet connection, including several mobile devices. This session will provide a practical introduction to using e-books on our two major platforms (Ebrary and EBSCOhost), show you how to create a personal account and take advantage of built-in tools like highlighting text, adding your own notes to e-books, and creating your own fast-access e-bookshelf. Come learn how to make e-books work for you!

Audience: All Students and Faculty

Location: Amy Job Classroom

Presenter: Richard Kearney

November 3

12:30PM - 1:30PM

Advanced RefWorks: Customizing Bibliographies and Formatting Papers
This session, intended for those with a basic knowledge of RefWorks, covers how to use the Output Style Editor to modify the content and appearance of bibliographies and how to use RefWorks to format a paper.

Audience: Graduate students and faculty writing a research paper, literature review, thesis, or scholarly article.

Location: Paterson Room

Presenter: Richard Kearney

November 10

12:30PM - 1:30PM