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Whether you are a first year student new to college or a transfer student new to Miami, we are here to help! This guide is here to show you how the Libraries and its staff, resources and services can help you transition, learn and succeed in college.

Library Workshops Spring 2019

Workshops 

Co-sponsored by the Rinella Learning Center & MU Libraries

Apps for Academic Success    

Wednesday, February 6, 2019         

5-6 pm, King Library 320          

Learn about the best apps for success as a college student in this interactive workshop. Bring your mobile device!       

Co-sponsored by Rinella Learning Center

Click here to register!

Introduction to Maker Services          

Monday, February 11, 2019       

5-6 pm, King Library 320          

Did you know the library has 3D printers, multimedia rooms with green screen and teleprompters, and even a virtual reality gear? Learn about maker services and possibilities at Miami University Libraries and find out how you can use maker equipment at the library for your next innovative project!      

Co-sponsored by Rinella Learning Center

Click here to register!

Business Tools for Everyone  

Tuesday, February 12, 2019       

4-5 pm, B.E.S.T. Library (Laws 116 )        

Learn where to find basic research statistics, create a demographics map, and find company and career information to plan for your future after graduation. Will cover Statista, Simply Analytics, Hoover's, and Marketline.

3D Printing      

Monday, February 18, 2019       

5-6 pm, B.E.S.T. Library (Laws 116 )       

Learn about 3D printing technology in the MU Libraries in this popular workshop. This session will benefit you if you're interested in designing and printing your own 3D project.      

Co-sponsored by Rinella Learning Center

Click here to register!

Using Genealogical Resources for Academic Research        

Monday, February 25, 2019       

5-6 pm, King Library 110          

More than finding family members, genealogy techniques and resources can also be used for academic research. Learn how to use different kinds of sources commonly used by genealogists to find primary source documentation about people, places, and time periods.

Citing in MLA Style (Chinese Language)        

Monday, February 25, 2019       

5:30-6:30 pm, King Library, 3rd floor, CDS Workshop

*Please note this workshop will be taught in Chinese.* 

New to using the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation style? Join us for the Libraries' "Citing in MLA Style (Chinese language)" workshop.       

Co-sponsored by Rinella Learning Center

Click here to register!

Research for Creative Writers

Wednesday, February 27, 2019       

4-5 pm, King Library room 134 (AIS)           

This workshop will introduce those interested in creative writing to key information resources to help with finding, creating, and publishing fiction, poetry and other creative writing.

Citing in APA Style (Chinese language)         

Wednesday, February 27, 2019       

5:30-6:30 pm, King Library, 3rd floor, CDS Workshop

*Please note this workshop will be taught in Chinese.* 

New to using the American Psychological Association (APA) citation style? Join us for the Libraries' "Citing in APA Style (Chinese language)" workshop.       

Co-sponsored by Rinella Learning Center

Click here to register!

Citing in APA Style     

Tuesday, March 12, 2019           

5-6 pm, B.E.S.T. Library (Laws 116 )    

New to using the American Psychological Association (APA) citation style? Please join us for the Libraries' "Citing in APA Style" workshop.   

Co-sponsored by Rinella Learning Center

Click here to register!

Citing in MLA Style    

Wednesday, March 13, 2019           

5-6 pm, King Library room 134 (AIS)           

New to using the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation style? Please join us for the Libraries' "Citing in MLA Style" workshop.           

Co-sponsored by Rinella Learning Center

Click here to register!

Power Tools: Business Resources for Engineering Careers   

Tuesday, March 19, 2019           

5-6 pm, B.E.S.T. Library (Laws 116 )     

Being successful in today's engineering careers involves not only technical skills but also a grounding in business research tools. This workshop is an introduction to those resources, including tools for evaluating potential employers, finding patents, understanding industries, and more.

Poster Prep and Design          

Monday, April 1, 2019   

5-6 pm, King Library room 320          

Creating a poster for the Undergraduate Research Forum, a conference or a class but unsure how to get started? Join us for stress relieving tips and step-by-step guidance.    

Co-sponsored by Rinella Learning Center

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Zotero Basics: Citation Solutions for the Hard-Working Student     

Tuesday, April 2, 2019   

5-6 pm, B.E.S.T. Library (Laws 116 )   

Learn how you can cite your references with just one click! This free citation management software helps you quickly and accurately cite resources in the most common styles including APA, MLA, Chicago and more. Learn how to download citations, manage resources, cite in-text and in reference section, and more. Bring your laptop and be ready for hands-on practice. Please have your software fully up to date prior to class.   

Co-sponsored by Rinella Learning Center

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Visible Body: Human Anatomy Atlas

Wednesday, April 3, 2019   

5-6 pm, B.E.S.T. Library (Laws 116 )      

If you are studying anatomy, you will want to check out this resource! Visible Body—Human Anatomy Atlas is a 3-dimensional computer graphics (3DCG) resource that provides you with the opportunity to interactively study highly detailed and accurate representations of the human body. You can dissect the body, access definitions and common pathologies, and even view in augmented reality! Best of all, you can access the app anytime, anywhere for free. Come and see this useful and exciting technology for learning human anatomy. Bring your mobile device and be ready for hands-on learning.

Poster Prep and Design          

Tuesday, April 9, 2019   

5-6 pm, King Library 110          

Creating a poster for the Undergraduate Research Forum, a conference or a class but unsure how to get started? Join us for stress relieving tips and step-by-step guidance.    

Co-sponsored by Rinella Learning Center

Click here to register!

Preserving Your Miami Memories: Creating Digital Scrapbooks with Free Scrapbook Software

Monday, April 22, 2019

5-6 pm, King Library 320          

In this workshop, participants will gain hands-on experience using various freeware such as Canva and Scrapbook Flair to create engaging and impressive digital scrapbooks. The digital preservation of your photos is important… learn fast, fun, and simple techniques to preserve your Miami Memories today!