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Register now for a week's worth of insights from some of your favorite librarians. Our "Beyond the Stacks" series of interactive workshops will explore new possibilites for incorporating library resources into your research and teaching.

Western European Studies at Duke
Wednesday, 12 May, 9:00-10:00 AM, Bostock Library Room 023

Join librarians Andy Armacost and Heidi Madden and learn what the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library can do to enhance teaching and research, as well as more about the Libraries’ online resources for Western European Studies. Register here.

Digitized Primary Sources in the Classroom
Thursday, 13 May, 9:00-10:00 AM, Bostock Library Room 023

Where can you find photos of Fidel Castro in his kitchen, World War II-era ration coupons and Nazi propaganda comic books, rare string quartets and song sheets, images of Duke Chapel under construction, portraits from a 1920s African American photography studio, and video of choreographer Merce Cunningham? You can find this -- and much more -- in Duke University Libraries’ Digital Collections. Learn tips and tricks for integrating these digitized primary sources into your teaching and research.  Led by Digital Collections Program Coordinator Jill Katte. Register here.

Building Image Collections at Duke
Monday, 17 May, 9:00-10:00 AM, Bostock Library Room 023

Do you use images from your personal collections in your research and teaching?  Do you find retrieving them, integrating them into Powerpoint or making them available for student reference to be problematic?  Explore three software packages supported by Duke that faculty may use to build personal image collections and access images indefinitely.  Led by Art Librarian Lee Sorensen. Register here.

EndNote Tips and Tricks
Tuesday, 18 May, 9:00-10:00 AM, Bostock Library Room 023

Interested in storing and organizing all of your citations on your desktop? Then EndNote is the research management tool for you. Learn everything you need to make EndNote work for you, including how to make folders and organize your EndNote citations, how to import citations from library databases, and how to format a bibliography and in-text citations using Word and EndNote. Led by Instruction & Outreach Librarian Emily Daly. Register here.

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Posted 6 May 2010

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