September Research and Technology Workshops



Weds, 9/4, 12:30-1:15 pm: Managing Citations with EndNote


Learn how to use Endnote, a free software (through the Duke OIT website) tool for managing your research and inserting formatted citations into your papers. This session will teach you how to search article databases or library catalogs in their interfaces, and then download citations into Endnote.


Mon, 9/9, 12:30-1:15 pm: Top Databases for Research in Religion


This session will give an overview of the top ten reference resources in the Divinity School Library including ATLA Religion Database, Catholic Periodical Literature Index, and Religious and Theological Abstracts.


Mon, 9/16, 12:30-1:15 pm:  Catalog Searching 101


In catalog searching 101 students will be guided through the best practices  for navigating the Duke Libraries and TRLN collections and conducting subject-specific/course-specific research using the library catalog.


Weds, 9/18, 12:30-1:15 pm: Library Resources for Biblical Exegesis license (ask Divinity IT and Phu)


BibleWorks is a popular bible software program and is installed on all of the Divinity library’s computers. This session gives useful tips and tricks to help you get started in using BibleWorks.


Mon, 9/23, 12:30-1:15 pm:  Introduction to Accordance for Mac


Not a PC? This workshop offers participants an introduction to Accordance bible software for Macs.


Weds, 9/25 12:30-1:15pm, Finding and Using Images for Research


We will take a quick look at copyright issues for text and images and review strategies for finding sources for education and faith-friendly images.


Mon, 9/30 12:30-1:15pm, Library Research for Sermon Writing/Online Bible Studies


This session will support students and ministers engaging in the sermon writing process and those interested in providing online Bible studies for a variety of groups. We will look at several online tools to host online Bible studies-both free and subscription-based including Ministry Matters.


All Sessions will be located in the Baker Methodist Research Center Room, Divinity Library