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Thesis Research Workshops from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2017 7:30 AM
Thesis Research: Getting Started

This Ball State University Libraries workshop is packed with information about the research process to help you get your thesis project off the ground. Learn about research tools and strategies that will help you gather sources for your literature review. You'll learn how to get the most out of databases such as Dissertations & Theses, WorldCat, and Web of Science (which covers science, social science, and humanities content).
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"Adobe Premiere Basics for Students" - Workshops from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Monday, 16 January 2017 7:30 AM
Join Ball State University Libraries next week for an "Adobe Premiere Basics for Students" workshop! Nate Saloh, Educational Technology Specialist at Bracken Library, will provide an overview of the tools available in Adobe Premiere that can help you edit video for your classroom projects. This workshop is best for students new to video projects. Choose between two sessions, both taking place in Bracken Library room 008: Learn more.

Women Working in Technology Conference Registration is Open

Contributed by: Kirsten Smith
Published: Friday, 13 January 2017 3:00 PM
The 9th annual Women Working in Technology Conference is on March 24th, Registration is Open! The 2017 WWiT Conference theme is Design Thinking. Join professionals (women and men) from a variety of technology roles for an engaging day. Early Registration is $40 for non-profits including BSU employees and $20 for students. Included in the fee is light breakfast, breaks and lunch, prize drawings. We will also offer free photo sessions to update your LinkedIn profile or for other professional needs. Learn more.

"Starting a Research Project" - Online/In-Person Workshop from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Friday, 13 January 2017 8:00 AM
Starting a Research Project: What to Know Before You Jump In

You have a research project looming and you need to jump in. Take a deep breath first and attend this workshop offered by Ball State University Libraries to learn how to get started. Sample topics covered:
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Become a Peer Victim Advocate

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Thursday, 12 January 2017 10:00 AM
Are you looking for a way to get involved on campus? Are you interested in volunteering your time to make a difference in someone’s life? Are you passionate about supporting survivors of violence? If so, consider applying to join the Office of Victim Services Peer Victim Advocate (PVA) training course this spring semester!

Training will be held weekly, on Thursdays, from 3:30-4:45pm. The course will start February 2 and end on April 20 (no March 9 and April 6). The group will meet in the Health Center, Room 206. *This training is on a volunteer basis and not for course credit.*

Students completing this 10 week training will become members of the PVA team and will be educated on providing advocacy and support to survivors of crime. Additionally, students will learn how to facilitate educational programs related to issues involving relationship violence, sexual violence, stalking, healthy relationships and related topics. If you are good at listening, desire to help connect your peers to resources, want to inform them of their options, and are encouraging and empowering, please consider applying. *This will be the only day of the week/time of day this training is offered this semester. If it does not coordinate with your academic or work schedule, we would invite you to consider applying in the Fall 2017 semester.*

It is imperative that all applicants review the training expectations and requirements by visiting the OVS website: http://cms.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/victimservices/getinvolved.

After considering the role, responsibilities, and time commitment, if you are interested, please apply at http://www.bsu.edu/forms/ovspeerva/.

Applications need to be submitted by 11:59pm Sunday, January 22. Late applications will not be considered. Space is limited, please apply early. This opportunity is open to undergraduate and graduate students.

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"Future Teacher Toolbox" Workshop Series from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Thursday, 12 January 2017 8:30 AM
Build your teaching toolbox with information from Ball State University Libraries! Our Future Teacher Toolbox workshops are held the third Wednesday of each month from 3 to 4 p.m. Learn more.

EndNote Workshops from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Wednesday, 11 January 2017 8:00 AM
Getting Started with EndNote (Mac or PC)

Need to manage lots of citations? EndNote might be the solution for you. Use EndNote to organize references and create bibliographies in many citation styles, including APA and MLA.

Ball State University Libraries are offering four sessions of this popular EndNote workshop to help you learn how to use this powerful citation management software, whether you use a Mac or a PC.
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free rides for groceries

Contributed by: Jake Griffin
Published: Monday, 09 January 2017 7:00 PM
Me + (You+Groceries) = Delivered FREE :)
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Music Research Workshops from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Monday, 09 January 2017 7:30 AM
This month Ball State University Libraries are offering several workshops for music majors and anyone with an interest in music-related research and software! Register online and join us at any of the following sessions: Learn more.

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