All workshops

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All Workshops

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An Overview of TABS (Textbook Affordability at Ball State)

Participants in this session will learn of the TABS (textbook affordability at Ball State) efforts, learn how they can be involved, and hear from other faculty who have had pedagogical success...
Date:
Monday, February 6, 2023
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Categories:
Faculty Development Online Resources Technology Tools
Register! - 19 seats left

OER and Course Design Workshop

An issue in higher education is that the cost of textbooks has caused many students to opt not to purchase them for class. Leveraging and incorporating Open Educational Resources (OER) into your...
Date:
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Time:
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Categories:
Faculty Development Online Resources Technology Tools
Register! - 37 seats left

Finding Single Subject Research Articles in Applied Behavior Analysis

Single subject (or single case) research is vital in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis, but it can be tricky to search by topic for articles which use this research design. Join this webinar to...
Date:
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Time:
4:00pm - 4:50pm
Location:
Categories:
Online Resources Research Skills
Register! - 30 seats left

Search Strategies: Tips and Tricks for Music Students

This workshop will help you to develop advanced search strategies and outline library concepts essential to music research. We will explore bibliographies, discographies, thematic indexes, Library of...
Date:
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Time:
5:00pm - 5:50pm
Location:
EMM Meeting Room 1,
Categories:
Music Online Resources Research Skills
Register! - 23 seats left

Introduction to Open Educational Resources

Is textbook affordability and student access a challenge in your courses? Are you interested in finding openly licensed, no-cost educational materials for the courses you teach, including textbooks?...
Date:
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
Categories:
Faculty Development Online Resources Technology Tools
Register! - 27 seats left

Legal Research at the Ball State University Libraries

If you have an assignment which requires legal research this semester, this workshop may save you some time and frustration. It will introduce you to Nexis Uni and other sources for finding statutes,...
Date:
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Time:
2:00pm - 2:50pm
Location:
BC 129 or Online,
Categories:
Library Resource Spotlight Online Resources Research Skills
Register! - 45 seats left

Company Research for Fun and Profit

Discover how to find company and industry information for assignments or investing purposes using subscription databases available to Ball State University students, faculty, and staff. Sources...
Date:
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Time:
3:00pm - 3:50pm
Location:
BC 129 or Online,
Categories:
Online Resources Research Skills
Register! - 43 seats left

Reading Lists for Your Classes

Connecting your students to course resources has never been easier! Ball State University Libraries’ Reading Lists application gives students simple access to course reserve materials—full-text...
Date:
Thursday, February 9, 2023
Time:
10:00am - 10:45am
Location:
Categories:
Faculty Development Online Resources Technology Tools
Register! - 30 seats left

Program Notes: Best Practices When Writing for Your Recital

This workshop will assist students in learning to research and write program notes for recitals and other performances. Good program notes must be articulate, authoritative, and concise. They are how...
Date:
Thursday, February 9, 2023
Time:
5:00pm - 5:50pm
Location:
EMM Meeting Room 1,
Categories:
Faculty Development Music Online Resources Research Skills
Register! - 24 seats left

Beyond the Canon: Investigating Authority in Classical Music

This workshop will help you explore resources and search strategies for finding works by composers from a variety of backgrounds and cultures while also investigating the concept of a canon. How do we...
Date:
Monday, February 13, 2023
Time:
5:00pm - 5:50pm
Location:
Categories:
Faculty Development Music Online Resources Research Skills
Register! - 25 seats left

Finding & Using Images in Papers and Creative Projects

When is it o.k. to use an image in a paper, thesis, artwork, or creative project, and when do you need to seek permission from the copyright holder? How do you cite an image? In this workshop we’ll...
Date:
Thursday, February 16, 2023
Time:
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Location:
Categories:
Copyright Research Skills
Register! - 20 seats left

Search Strategies: Tips and Tricks for Music Students

This workshop will help you to develop advanced search strategies and outline library concepts essential to music research. We will explore bibliographies, discographies, thematic indexes, Library of...
Date:
Thursday, February 16, 2023
Time:
5:00pm - 5:50pm
Location:
Categories:
Music Online Resources Research Skills
Register! - 22 seats left

Program Notes: Best Practices When Writing for Your Recital

This workshop will assist students in learning to research and write program notes for recitals and other performances. Good program notes must be articulate, authoritative, and concise. They are how...
Date:
Monday, February 20, 2023
Time:
5:00pm - 5:50pm
Location:
Categories:
Faculty Development Music Online Resources Research Skills
Register! - 23 seats left

Psychology Resources for Graduate Students

This workshop will explore helpful research tools at the University Libraries for graduate students in educational psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, and other psychology-related...
Date:
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Time:
3:00pm - 3:50pm
Location:
Categories:
Online Resources Research Skills
Register! - 24 seats left

More Library Research Tools for the Applied Behavior Analysis Student

This webinar from the University Libraries is aimed at the graduate student in Applied Behavior Analysis who wants to improve their searching skills beyond the basics. Join us and explore topics like...
Date:
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Time:
4:00pm - 4:50pm
Location:
Categories:
Online Resources Research Skills
Register! - 43 seats left

Getting Started with EndNote (Mac)

Please join the University Libraries for a livestream presentation for Mac users on EndNote, a free citation management software. If you need to manage lots of citations, EndNote might be the solution...
Date:
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Time:
2:00pm - 2:50pm
Location:
BC 129 or Online,
Categories:
Citation Management Faculty Development Online Resources Research Skills Technology Tools
Register! - 48 seats left

Getting Started with EndNote (PC)

Please join the University Libraries for a livestream presentation for PC users on EndNote, a free citation management software. If you need to manage lots of citations, EndNote might be the solution...
Date:
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Time:
3:00pm - 3:50pm
Location:
BC 129 or Online,
Categories:
Citation Management Faculty Development Online Resources Research Skills Technology Tools
Register! - 49 seats left

Getting Started with EndNote (Mac)

Please join the University Libraries for a livestream presentation for Mac users on EndNote, a free citation management software. If you need to manage lots of citations, EndNote might be the solution...
Date:
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Time:
2:00pm - 2:50pm
Location:
BC 129 or Online,
Categories:
Citation Management Faculty Development Online Resources Research Skills Technology Tools
Register! - 50 seats left

Getting Started with EndNote (PC)

Please join the University Libraries for a livestream presentation for PC users on EndNote, a free citation management software. If you need to manage lots of citations, EndNote might be the solution...
Date:
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Time:
3:00pm - 3:50pm
Location:
Categories:
Citation Management Technology Tools
Register! - 25 seats left

About a Book: Researching the History and Criticism of a Literary Text

Please join University Libraries for this introduction to researching the history of a literary text – a novel, short story, play, poem, or other work of literature. Attendees at this workshop will...
Date:
Thursday, March 16, 2023
Time:
2:00pm - 2:50pm
Location:
Categories:
Research Skills
Register! - 25 seats left

Company Research for Fun and Profit

Discover how to find company and industry information for assignments or investing purposes using subscription databases available to Ball State University students, faculty, and staff. Sources...
Date:
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Time:
2:00pm - 2:50pm
Location:
BC 129 or Online,
Categories:
Online Resources Research Skills
Register! - 50 seats left

Legal Research at the Ball State University Libraries

If you have an assignment which requires legal research this semester, this workshop may save you some time and frustration. It will introduce you to Nexis Uni and other sources for finding statutes,...
Date:
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Time:
3:00pm - 3:50pm
Location:
BC 129 or Online,
Categories:
Library Resource Spotlight Online Resources Research Skills
Register! - 50 seats left

Specialized Resources for Popular Music Studies

Attend this workshop to learn about sources for popular music studies, a growing field in music research. From rock and jazz to film scores and videogame music, there is so much more musical territory...
Date:
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Time:
5:00pm - 5:50pm
Location:
EMM Meeting Room 1,
Categories:
Faculty Development Music Online Resources Research Skills
Register! - 25 seats left

About a Book: Researching the History and Criticism of a Literary Text

Please join University Libraries for this introduction to researching the history of a literary text – a novel, short story, play, poem, or other work of literature. Attendees at this workshop will...
Date:
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Time:
12:00pm - 12:50pm
Location:
BL 225,
Categories:
Research Skills
Register! - 25 seats left

About a Book: Researching the History and Criticism of a Literary Text

Please join University Libraries for this introduction to researching the history of a literary text – a novel, short story, play, poem, or other work of literature. Attendees at this workshop will...
Date:
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Time:
12:00pm - 12:50pm
Location:
Categories:
Research Skills
Register! - 25 seats left