TOPIC: Get the Tables of Content automatically emailed to you from the top journals in your field.
PRESENTER: Carole Lohman or Kay Buchanan
TIME: 2 pm - 3 pm You need only attend one session.
DATE: October 11, 12, 13, and 15
LOCATION: In the CLIC's computer lab, 3rd floor of Ruffner Hall
DESCRIPTION: Would it be useful if the top journals in your research field sent you an email alert containing the Table of Contents for their newest issue? Attend this workshop to learn how to set up the alerts in Ebsco databases such as Education Research Complete and ERIC.
Here is a handout the CLIC librarians created to show you the steps for getting the tables of content automatically emailed to you.
The Scholars’ Lab is proud to celebrate Open Access Week with a conversation led by UVa Associate General Counsel Madelyn Wessel and Associate Professor Brian Pusser. We hope you’ll join them at noon for a tasty lunch and a lively discussion of issues surrounding open access to scholarly work.
TOPIC: Lunch and a conversation about Open Access and What It Means For Scholarly Research
PRESENTER: Madelyn Wessel & Brian Pusser
TIME: Monday, October 18 at Noon
LOCATION: Alderman Library, 4th floor NW
in the Scholar's Lab
TOPIC: A reception and conversation designed especially for graduate students at which Madelyn Wessel will be doling out straight talk on ways copyright and fair use can affect their dissertations.
PRESENTER: UVa Associate General Counsel, Madelyn Wessel
TIME: Monday, October 18 at 4pm
LOCATION: Alderman Library, 4th floor NW
in the Scholar's Lab
SCHOLAR'S LAB WORKSHOP
TOPIC: Chris Gist and Kelly Johnston are back with another series of their always popular GIS workshops. Starting Thursday, October 14, and continuing for 6 consecutive Thursdays, they'll be in the Alderman Electronic Classroom teaching the basics of GIS tools and techniques. Come early to get your seat! If you are new to Geographic Information Science or looking to refresh your mapping skills, join us for a quick overview of GIS and the ArcGIS suite in this October 14th session. We’ll guide you through step by step examples to create two basic maps. And you’ll leave with the skills to make your own cartographic masterpieces.
PRESENTERS: Chris Gist and Kelly Johnston
TIME: Thursday, October 14 at 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Alderman Library, 4th floor NE
in the Alderman Library Electronic Classroom
A NEW DATABASE
PsycBOOKS database provides direct access to full-text psychology books and book chapters. It is published by the American Psychological Association. Here is a list of books and book chapters that are available full text. If you want access this database and read the full text books and book chapters, be sure to authenticate yourself as an UVa affiliate using either the Proxy or VPN.
If you go to the PsycBooks database, you can search by keywords, author, book title, and chapter title, Enter your search, look at the results, and you will see a link to the full text.
You can also access the same books that are in PsycBOOKS database through VIRGO, and, yes, they will be full text! The full text will appear in PsycBOOKS first. New listings will be add to VIRGO listings the 3rd week of the month.
LOST & FOUND ITEMS
The CLIC has a lost and found basket located at the information desk on the right as you enter the CLIC. Items found in the CLIC will be kept there until Friday. On Friday they will be taken to the Curry Business Office, Room 102 Ruffner Hall.
If you lose a memory stick, check with the Education Technology Office staff in Ruffner Hall, room 207 and in the Business office, Ruffner Hall, room 102.
2,286 FREE VIDEOS
We are pleased to announce that an array of Health Daily videos has been added to the database, Consumer Health Complete. These videos are the "Health Daily" videos from NBC Digital Health Network. The Health Daily feed provides health/wellness, lifestyle and condition-specific news clips with an average length of 1.5 minutes. Each week NBC adds from 40-50 new, broadcast-quality clips. This brings the total of videos and animations currently available on Consumer Health Complete to 3,379. Topics include: ADD/ADHD,
Arthritis, Asthma, Cancer Awareness, Cardio Health, Depression, Fitness, Men's Health,
Women's Health and more!
TEA & TECHNOLOGY
LOCATION: Curry Library Innovation Commons, Room 302, Ruffner Hall
TIME: 1pm-2pm,Thursday, October 7, 2010
TOPIC: Instructional Technology Showcase
This special Tea & Technology session will be held at 1:00 p.m. in conjunction with the Curry School Open House. The Instructional Technology Showcase will highlight exemplary Curry School educational technology projects and activities such as the fabricator that allows students to create three-dimensional objects – everything from model skyscrapers and bridges to plants and animals.
EDUCATION THEME ISSUE
The New York Times Magazine publishes an Education themed Issue each year. This year's issue, 9/19/2010, includes articles on using game theory in teaching, using Smart Pen technology in learning and teaching and a variety of other articles including an interview with Arne Duncan. If you want to read this issue at home, be sure to authenticate yourself as an UVa affiliate using either the Proxy or VPN.
And remember, you can check out a Smart Pen from one of the librarians in the CLIC, or you might want to read more about game theory in the Handbook of Computer Game Studies, located in the Handbook area at GV 1469.15 .H36 2005 Table of Contents
When you graduate from UVa, you will continue to be able to access your RefWorks account as long as UVa continues its subscription. However, you won't be able to access the UVa databases such as PsycINFO or, Education Research Complete to update your RefWorks folders. Of course, if you get a job with a university (UVa or other university worldwide), school, or business, you would have access to the databases that organization licenses. Individuals may also subscribe to RefWorks.
A special thanks to the student who suggested we include this information in our newsletter. The student submitted the following comment on an anonymous survey sent to participants in a library workshop. “I think that seminars on RefWorks tailored specifically for dissertation preparation would help all doctoral students. I wish I had started this earlier! Also, when I took the seminars, access to our RefWorks account would "expire" when we graduated. This made me apprehensive about using it. Now that is not the case, and many students may not know this.”
IS IT A MAZE?
If literature reviews, databases, RefWorks, full text access, deadlines, VIRGO, and other library related concerns appear to be a maze, contact one of the CLIC librarians, Kay Buchanan or Carole Lohman to set up a consultation tailored to your research needs.
APA JOURNALS: ACCEPTANCE RATES
The following web site provides information about manuscript acceptance/rejection rates, circulation data, publication lag time, and other journal statistics for journals published by the American Psychological Association. This is useful information for annual reviews, preparation for promotion and tenure and investigating the best journal in which to publish your research article.
. NEW HANDBOOK
TITLE: Handbook of Race and Adult Education
LOCATION: Handbook Area
CALL NUMBER: LC 212.5 .H36 2010
Table of Contents
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