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Library Orientation for International Students Workshop - Minerva Alaniz, Innocent Awasom, Jack Becker, and Tom Rohrig

Library Orientation for International Students

This workshop will provide an orientation to new international students about using Texas Tech University (TTU) Library resources.  In addition to learning best research practices, the attendees will learn about the Personal Librarian service, LibGuides, EBSCO Discovery Services (EDS), Google Scholar, Document Delivery, and EndNote.  The attendees will also learn how to identify databases for research using subject categories and how to use 3 important databases--Scopus, Web of Science, and Statistica. 

 

Bullet Points:

  • Time provided to ask questions about doing library research at Texas Tech

  • Tour provided to physically orient students to Library and its services

  • Provide comprehensive overview of resources of particular interest to graduate students.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Will know the role and purpose of the Personal Librarian program

  2. Will know how to identify appropriate databases and search engines for research depending on their topic 

  3. Will know how to use information in an ethical manner--copyright, proper citing using EndNote, etc.

Audience: New international students

 

Date/time: Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Presenters: Minerva Alaniz, Jack Becker, Innocent Awasom, Tom Rohrig

Related LibGuide: Introduction to Library Resources for International Students by Tom Rohrig

Date:
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Time:
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:
Lab 150
Campus:
University Library
Categories:
Workshops
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