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Workshops and Instruction

Workshops on a variety of topics are offered throughout the year face to face at all campuses and online. If you don’t see a workshop on a topic you need, you can always make an appointment with a librarian.

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Upcoming Workshops

 

To register, select a workshop:

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All times are Eastern. Online library workshops use GoTo Training. For more information about using GoToTraining, contact NSU’s Help Desk.

 

Handouts & Recordings

Most workshops are recorded and are made available on this webpage within one week of the live session. If you’re looking for a specific workshop that is not listed below, please contact us. Recordings are hosted in GoToTraining and require your name and email address to access.

In addition to full-length workshop recordings, short video tutorials are available in Library Learn.

“Gear Up” Workshop Series

Gear up for optimal success in research, publishing, grants, and copyright by viewing the 2016-2017 workshop series recordings (listed in reverse chronological order):

  • Power Publishing Breakout Sessions (Jan. 2016):
    How to Write a Technical Paper for Publication with IEEE Recording | Slides
    Crash Course into Open Access Publishing with Taylor & Francis Recording | Slides
    How to Write and Publish a Case Study with Emerald Recording | Slides
    Workflow Tools for Discovery, Citation and Publication with Thomson Reuters Recording | Slides
  • Copyright in the Classroom – Knowing the Ropes, Without Tying Yourself in Knots:
    Description/Recording  (Sept. 2015)

 

Database Training Series:

This workshop series has been designed for librarians, faculty, staff and students. Vendor trainers will share tips and tricks to using the library’s database resources, including special features, search strategies, and other useful information that will increase the quality of your research. The recordings are listed below in alphabetical order by database name:

  • Biosis Citation Index and Zoological Record
    Slides (Sept. 2016)
  • SAGE Research Methods
    Recording (Oct. 2016)

 

NSU Campus Workshops

Not on main campus? No problem! Attend one of our online workshops or attend a face-to-face workshop when a librarian visits your campus! Look for more details from your site coordinator.

If you attend classes fully online but would like to attend a workshop at an NSU campus, please contact us.

Request a Library Training

We offer instruction sessions on how to use Alvin Sherman Library resources. Sessions range from tours and general orientations to in-depth research trainings that can be tailored for a specific topic or assignment. Please choose the best option below to request a training with a librarian.

Individual Library Appointment
Faculty Request for Class Visit
High School & Other Public Group Visits
Preschool, Daycare Center, Home School, or Elementary/Middle School Visits