Thursday, January 17, 2008

Upcoming MINITEX Reference Workshops


These workshops would be nice resume-builders...


MINITEX Reference Services is pleased to announce the upcoming training
sessions. Please register today before sessions become full!

To get more information and to register go to:

Advanced Techniques for Web Searching Webinar

February 4th, 2:00-3:00pm
February 13th, 2:00-3:00pm
February 21st, 10:00-11:00am
February 28th, 10:00-11:00am

Explore advanced search capabilities and strategies with Web search engines.
It includes what you need to know about Boolean searches, adjacency, field
searching, limits, and other special features. We will focus mostly on
Google, Yahoo!, and a few other major search engines.

This webinar is based on sessions and articles by Greg Notess.

Dance & Theater Studies Hands-on Session

February 29th, 2008
Wilson Library S30C

Did you not study in theater or dance as an undergraduate, and now as a
library professional you have to do collection development and maintenance?
This workshop will familiarize participants with dance and theater studies
resources for the purposes of reference, instruction, and collection
development. Print and online resources will be explored using a hands-on

Sessions are based on the ARLIS/NA Postcards from the Edge series, with
permission of Nedda Ahmed.


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MINITEX Library Information Network, and State Library Services and School
Technology, the MN state library agency with state appropriations to the
Minnesota Office of Higher Education and the Minnesota Department of
Education, and federal LSTA funds under the support of the Institute of
Museum and Library Services.

The Institute of Museum and Library Services, a Federal agency that fosters
innovation, leadership, and a lifetime of learning, and State Library
Services & School Technology, the Minnesota state library agency, supports
MINITEX Reference Services under the provisions of the Library Services and
Technology Act (LSTA).