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Linda J. Goff

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Library Instruction Workshop Schedule - Spring  2003
Sessions are open to all. No registration is needed.

SEARCH ENGINE STRATEGIES

and

DEMYSTIFYING LIBRARY DATABASES

WORKSHOP SESSIONS WILL BE HELD IN
LIBRARY 2023, (NEW LIBRARY INSTRUCTION LAB)

Drop-in workshops on searching techniques for both Library electronic databases and the newest Search Engines for the World Wide Web are offered for several weeks each semester at the following times and dates:

Search Engine Strategies Search Engine Strategies
script
DATE TIME
Friday, February 21 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Thursday, February 27 10:00 AM - 12:00 noon
Thursday, March 6 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday, March 10 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday, March 18  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Wednesday, March 26 3:00 PM 5:00 PM 
Thursday, April 3     1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Friday, April 11  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday, April 23   7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday, April 30  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

     Topics for this workshop will include:

Learn about the latest generation of search engines and their special features!
Web Jargon and definitions. - URLs, http, html, etc.
How search engines think & work.
Selecting the right search engine.
How to refine keyword searching on a search engine. - search tips and Boolean Searches
Using bookmarks & emptying your cache.
Evaluating Sources. - thinking critically about the information you find.

Demystifying Library Databases

Demystifying Library Databases Script
DATE TIME
Wednesday, February 19 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon
Monday, February 24 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday, March 4 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Friday, March 14 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon
Thursday, March 20 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM 
Monday, March 24 10:00 AM - 12:00 noon
Wednesday, April 2  7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday, April 8  10:00 AM - 12:00 noon
Monday, April 21  3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Friday, May 2 11:00 AM -1:00 PM

The CSUS Library provides access not only to the EUREKA Computer Catalog, but also to over 80 Web based electronic databases available on a database page connected to the Library Home Page:

/databases/.

Sessions will cover some universal database search strategies that can be adapted to each new system you try.

ALL WORKSHOP SESSIONS WILL BE HELD IN
LIBRARY 2024, 
THE NEW LIBRARY INSTRUCTION LAB

!! SPECIAL OFFER !!

Additional workshop sessions may be arranged for small groups of five or more, or for any CSUS class. 
Contact Linda J. Goff or call 278-5981.

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