April Lunchables

Would you like to learn how to use the resources that are available through the library website or other cool tools? Join us during lunch hour in the Library Archives Room one day each week. The schedule for April is:

Tuesday, April 1, 1:30pm: The Best Source to Search for News: Searching LexisNexis?

LexisNexis recently redesigned its database. Learn how to access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. LexisNexis has outstanding news coverage in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources. Learn to use the Company Dossier module to retrieve detailed company information and financial performance measures.

Instructor: Marion Slack, Reference Librarian

Wednesday, April 9, 12:30pm: Citing Sources: Getting Started w/ RefWorks RefWorks is a web-based citation management service. You can access RefWorks from any computer with internet access (on and off campus); create a personal database online; import references from multiple databases; organize and manage references; share references; and format bibliographies and manuscripts. The session will show you the basics of creating an account, exporting citations into the RefWorks database, and creating a bibliography.

Instructor: Millie Gonzalez, Reference Librarian and Electronic Resources Librarian

April 25, 12:30: Power searching in Google and Google Scholar Learn advanced search techniques in the worlds most popular search engine: Google. The library also recommends searching Google Scholar for searching peer reviewed articles. Learn how Google Scholar is linked to the library’s databases.

Instructor: Millie Gonzalez, Reference Librarian and Electronic Resources Librarian

April 30, 12:30: Searching for Primary Resources Searching for primary resources can be challenging. Learn how to locate primary resources for your research papers by navigating the library’s databases and recommended websites.

Instructor: Elizabeth Bolton, Reference Librarian

Questions? Email reference@frc.mass.edu


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