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Explore the library and various ways to use the library to enhance your research abilities with video tutorials, printable handouts, and webinars.

Webinar information

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Sign up for a library webinar or watch an archive to improve your research skills!  Find out how to access online library resources, search GALILEO more effectively, and learn about other services the library offers.

Online Library Research Webinars 

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Spring 2015 Webinar Archives

Tips from webinars handout - general advice common to most webinars.

DAY OF WEEK

DATE

TOPIC (Click to sign up or go to Archive)

DESCRIPTION

Tuesday

Feb 3
5pm   

Online Library Services: Student Success Resources at GPC Libraries ARCHIVE (ACRS Student Success Series)

 

How can the library help you be a success? How about drills for math and grammar and practice exams for CLEP, MCAT, and career exams? Librarians Mary Ann Cullen and Laura Tartak these as well as books and e-books to supplement a class that’s a little too confusing. Learn how to get information about financial aid, scholarships, and career resources, , and more. Bring your questions about how we can help you succeed!

Wednesday

Mar 25

8pm

GALILEO Quick & Easy ARCHIVE (3/17) 

Overview of GALILEO Discover tool, how to identify databases for your subject (Tamika Barnes and Ann Mallard)

Tuesday

Mar 31 5 pm

Online Library Services: Library Research Tips ARCHIVE (ACRS Student Success Series)

Room: http://tinyurl.com/q24u9et

How to navigate GALILEO to get the best resources for your project, how to evaluate sources for quality, and how to get help from a librarian.  Whether your research paper or speech is looming or you just want a good introduction to library research, you can benefit from this webinar.  There will be time at the end for specific questions.

Wednesday

Apr 1

8 pm

Literature Topic Research w/ Karen Viars ARCHIVE 

Using GIL and GALILEO to research literature topics, tips for Lit Crit research

Check the archives for webinars from previous semesters.

To schedule a webinar or inquire about future webinars, email Mary Ann Cullen.

 

Webinar instructions:  

Before attending the webinar, go to the participant link and run the set up wizard to make sure you can see and hear the webinar.  Also, if you have a microphone, you can test to make sure the microphone is working.

1. Log into Blackboard Collaborate using this participant link:

http://bit.ly/NAoOMD

(Note: the Feb 3 webinar will have a different link; it will be in the Student Success series room: http://tinyurl.com/q24u9et)

 2. To hear the speaker, you either need headphones or a speaker for your computer, or you can can dial in via phone.  If you dial in, you still need to log in with a computer in order to see the visual part of the presentation.

Dial-in number(s): Phone - 571-392-7703

Phone PIN: 299 966 224 49 

3. To communicate with the speaker and the rest of the webinar attendees by voice, you can use a microphone on your computer or you can use the phone (see the number above).  Most participants choose to communicate using the chat box in the virtual room; you do not need a microphone or call in if you communicate by using the chat box.

Questions?  email Mary Ann Cullen.

About Blackboard Collaborate

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Webinar Archives

Join me for a webinar!

Mary Ann Cullen
Contact:
Alpharetta Campus/ GPC Online
678-240-6135

Webinar Set up tips

Be sure you run the set up wizard before joining the webinar or watching the archive.

If you are having trouble getting Blackboard Collaborate or Wimba to work, try a different browser (e.g. if you are using Internet Explorer, try Firefox or Chrome. And vice versa.)

For additional assistance, contact the library or the Service Desk at 678-891-3460 or servicedesk@gpc.edu 

Poll

After you attend a webinar or watch an archive, please answer this poll:

How useful do you think the information you learned in this webinar will be to you?

Poll
Very useful: 3 votes (100%)
Somewhat useful: 0 votes (0%)
Not useful: 0 votes (0%)
Not sure: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 3

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