Looking at Zotero

On April 26, 2010 By

We were fortunate that TRLN sponsored two sessions of Zotero training – one at NCSU and one at Duke – with Trevor Owens,   Zotero’s “community lead” and super trainer.

Our full day of training began with a look at the four major functions of Zotero:  collecting, organizing, citing and collaborating.  Trevor [...]

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In preparation for updating and expanding Duke’s library tutorials, we decided to first get a sense of the current landscape of instructional video tutorials. As part of this project, Alice Whiteside and I completed an environmental scan of peer institution tutorials. Of the twelve institutions that we surveyed, five did not have any tutorials. [...]

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As part of our work with Instruction & Outreach this semester, Julie Adamo and I have been researching a range of emerging technologies and reporting our findings at weekly department meetings. I recently tackled online collaborative annotation tools, which allow users to highlight content on a webpage, add comments, and share their annotations. Going into [...]

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Duke’s librarians teach hundreds of library instruction sessions every year to support courses with topics ranging from Modern Chinese Cinema to Sport in the 19th Century United StatesSubject librarians work closely with faculty members to ensure that students have the resources they need to produce well documented research papers and dynamic [...]

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Want $1000?

On April 2, 2010 By

Then enter your research paper or project into competition for the Libraries’ Durden Prize or Middlesworth Award.

Undergraduates who make exceptional use of library collections (yep, articles that you get online through the Libraries website count!) are eligible for the Durden Prize.

Undergraduates OR graduate students who incorporate materials from the Continue Reading