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Mobile Devices Workshop

This workshop will provide an overview of mobile technologies as they are being used by the Loyola University Libraries and in higher education in general.  Upon completion of this workshop participants will have an understanding of how various apps and other aspects of mobile devices, or smart phones, can be used to facilitate interaction...
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Basics of Editing Digital Images

This workshop will introduce the basics editing digital images, focusing on useful tasks to prepare digital images for use on web sites, presentations, slide shows, and printed materials. Participants will learn to understand the fundamental concepts of digital image files and how they can be manipulated, resulting in skills that will be useful regardless...
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Medical Research: CINAHL Workshop

Medical research can require using complex databases and advantaged searching strategies. In this workshop you’ll learn about some of Loyola’s premier medical resources, including Medline and CINAHL, and how to get the results you want. We will discuss helpful tools and features of medical databases, the best searching techniques, and easy ways to stay...
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ArtStor: The World’s Art at Your Fingertips

This workshop is intended to introduce new users to the ARTstor image database — a growing and evolving collection of images related to art, architecture and the humanities. Topics will include: An introduction to the interface; Browsing and searching in ARTstor; Uploading image files from outside sources; Creating and managing folders and image groups;...
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Getting the best out of JSTOR

It’s easy to find a lot of articles when searching in JSTOR, but it can be difficult to wade through all those results to find articles that are relevant. This session will cover advanced searching skills, such as proximity operators and relevance boosting, that can be used to improve your searches in JSTOR. Space...
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Forum on Higher Education in the Humanities

Please join us for the Forum on Higher Education in the Humanities, sponsored by the Department of English, with funding from the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School, and the English Graduate Student Association Guest Speaker: Marjorie Garber William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of English, Harvard University Topic: “After the Humanities” Wednesday,...
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