NEWS & EVENTS

A Day of Library Resources


On Wednesday, September 23, Sims Memorial Library and the Center for Faculty Excellence will co-sponsor A Day of Library Resources. Sessions to be offered are:

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. - Films on Demand: Digital Educational Video - Paul Kelsey, Sims Memorial Library Head of Acquisitions and Angela Dunnington, Sims Memorial Library Head of Access Services, will introduce participants to Films on Demand, a new streaming video database subscription service containing over 21,000 video titles. Topics will include a content overview, searching the database, and embedding videos in Moodle.

11 a.m. to12:00 p.m. - Web of Science/Endnote Overview - Tracy Matthews, Customer Education, Thomson Reuters will provide an overview of Web of Science, which consists of three databases: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index. She will also explain Endnote Online, which is a web-based tool for managing and citing references in papers and creating bibliographies.

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Journal Citation Reports /InCites: New Resources at Sims Library - Tracy Matthews, Customer Education, Thomson Reuters will demonstrate Journal Citation Reports, which allows users to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from approximately 12,000 scholarly and technical journals and conference proceedings from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries.  Journal Citation Reports is the only source of citation data on journals, and includes virtually all specialties in the areas of science, technology, and social sciences. She will also cover Essential Science Indicators, which is a unique compilation of performance statistics and trends extrapolated from counts of articles published in scholarly journals and the citations to those articles.

2:00 p.m. to 3:15 pm - $earching for Gold and Finding the Green: Resources and Services for Grant$ - Office of University Advancement, Office of Sponsored Research & Programs, Sims Memorial Library. Participants will receive information about searching for grants in the electronic Foundation Directory and working with the Offices of University Advancement and Sponsored Research & Programs to apply for funding.

All sessions will be held in Tinsley 103. A light lunch will be provided.  Please email center@southeastern.edu or call the Center (x5791) to reserve your spot. You may register for individual sessions or the whole day.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 8:52:39 AM CDT