15 Lippitt Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
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In April 2013, the University hired four new faculty members as part of the new Islamic and Mediterranean Studies cluster. At that time, funds were made...
Search Savvy Seminar: Enhancing Effectiveness... 11/7 2:00pm
Amanda Izenstark, University Libraries, URI Romeo V. Turcan, Aalborg University, Denmark Nik Dholakia, College of Business Administration, URI The...
Dana Shugar Colloquium 11/10 4:00pm
Analysis of Human Trafficking Cases in Rhode Island, 2009-2013
URI Council for Exceptional Children Awards... 11/12 4:00pm
Cranston residents, Wil and Maren Beaudoin, will be honored as the 2014 Outstanding Advocates by the URI CEC for their dedication to ending physical...
Search Savvy Seminar: "I Want Full... 11/19 10:00am
From the LibX Toolbar to “hacking” Google Scholar results and searching institutional repositories, learn ways to find full text for articles (and the...
Search Savvy Seminar: Open Access at URI:... 10/30/2014
Search Savvy Seminar: Open Access at URI:... 10/29/2014
Karen Franko left a positive review 3/19/2014
This was very informative. I learned to use Google in different ways to enhance my searches, but I've also learned how Google operates (in terms of algorithms, pages changing, etc.), which I think is helpful to pass on to students. Good examples, moved along quickly. Thank you, Amanda!
E. Ferguson left a positive review 2/24/2014
This session was great intro to posing questions and creating an argument for "fair use" of previously published texts, images, etc. in class (and research). If there is some such thing, I would be interested in and "advanced" session at some point.
Karen Franko left a positive review 2/24/2014
Having never attended a talk on fair use, this was very helpful. Leaders discussed well the criteria for determining fair use, and for documenting your intentions/use to show "good intent" or "good faith" if use were questioned legally. Also, I was not aware of Lib Guides that the library has on the subject, which provide reference material.
Kelly LeMeur left a positive review 1/29/2014
This was great. I learned about the application, about research, and how the technology works with different resources. It was particularly useful to learn how to use Proquest Flow with different resources. Presenting the material this way gave me micro and macro knowledge. Also, the instructor tailored the information to student need and abilities. Very cool.
Pamela Jackson left a review 12/6/2013
Presenter was great. Learned a few things about my iPad, but much of it was beyond my needs.