University of Delaware Library Workshops for Spring 2009


Getting the Most Out of the Web of Science
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Library Instruction Room (Room 116A), First Floor, Morris Library.

The Web of Science database allows users to track how often particular works and authors have been cited and provides access to general research in a number of disciplines. This workshop covers research techniques to analyze the citation history of articles and ways to use Get It!, the document retrieval system that works in conjunction with Web of Science.

Grants for the Nonprofit Organization
Thursday, April 16, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Class of 1941 Lecture Room, First Floor, Morris Library.

The workshop on grants for the nonprofit organization will focus on using the Foundation Directory Online, a library database that staff and volunteers of nonprofit agencies can use to identify sources for grant funding. The online database includes detailed information on funders, such as private foundations, corporations and public charities. The workshop will cover strategies for searching the database, locating additional grant information on the Internet, and using alerting services and RSS feeds.

Adobe Fireworks CS3
Friday, April 17, 2009
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Student Multimedia Design Center, Classroom B, Lower Level, Morris Library.
This is an intermediate level class. Participants will create more complex graphics, learn about image effects, masking, combining paths, creating a photo slideshow, and more.

Family Information in Military Records
Thursday, April 23, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Library Instruction Room (Room 116A), First Floor, Morris Library.
This workshop introduces the types of information researchers can locate in military sources such as service and pension records. Learn about records stored in the National Archives and how to apply for copies.


Teaching and Learning with Images: Introduction to ARTstor

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Library Instruction Room (Room 116A), First Floor, Morris Library.
ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences. Learn about the ARTstor digital image database, search strategies, how to share images with others, how to add personal images, and how to download ARTstor images to create presentations.