Primary Sources for History Majors
Learn the difference between a primary and a secondary source. Find primary sources quickly and easily in this workshop. Presented by Rachel Cooke, MA, MLS, Humanities Librarian.
Tuesday, November 6, 3 – 4 p.m.
EBooks and Apps
Did you know that FGCU Library has ebooks? This workshop will teach you how to search for ebooks at FGCU, read ebooks on your computer, and download them to a computer or mobile device for offline viewing. We will also cover how to get ebooks from local public libraries. Bring your Android phones/tablets, iPhones, iPads, Kindles, Nooks or laptops and get help setting up ebook access. Library related apps and mobile friendly services will also be covered. Presented by Anna Carlin, MLIS, Information Literacy Technology Librarian.
Wednesday, November 7, 12 – 1 p.m.
Learning to Love Business Databases (Really!)
Gain hands-on experience searching a variety of business resources and see how easy it can be to find authoritative data. Small business market research? Demographics? Going green? No problem! Presented by Kay Oistad, MBA, MLS, Business Librarian.
Wednesday, November 7, 1 – 2 p.m.
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Copyright!
Do you use copyrighted materials in your teaching, research, scholarship and other educational activities? Are you sure you are using these materials legally? Learn the basics of copyright compliance and how to apply the law and accepted guidelines in determining Fair Use. There is more to copyright in academia than you may know. Bring your lunch and learn what you need to know to protect yourself and the university from the jeopardy of copyright infringement. Presented by Geraldine Collins, MSLS, MPA, University Librarian / Senior Policy Advisor.
Tuesday, November 13, 1 – 2 p.m.
Fun at the Library
Do you need some relaxation between classes? Read a popular magazine, listen to music, watch movies and more in the library’s databases. The best part is, while “surfing the databases” you will also learn research techniques! Presented by Rachel Cooke, MA, MLS, Humanities Librarian.
Wednesday, November 14, 1 – 2 p.m.