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Information Services Training Program: Liaisons

Advanced Google Scholar

  • Trainer: Jen Greenleaf
  • Intended audience: Liaisons and others interested in advanced topics about Google Scholar.
  • Learning outcome: Participants in this session will explore advanced techniques when using Google Scholar.
  • Date/time: Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Registration: https://libcal.mit.edu/event/6816985
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.

Data Management Services: A Deeper Dive

  • Trainers: Christine Malinowski and Amy Nurnberger
  • Intended audience: Liaisons
  • Learning outcome: Participants is this session will learn advanced DMS topics to help their community members, and when to refer.
  • Date/time: November 2020
  • Registration: TBA
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.

Copyright & Open Access Update

  • Trainers: Katharine Dunn and Katie Zimmerman
  • Intended audience: Liaisons
  • Learning outcome: Participants in this session will learn about advanced topics related to open access and copyright.
  • Date/time: December 2020
  • Registration: TBA
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.

Citation Management and Writing Tools: A Deeper Dive

  • Trainers: Jennie Murack
  • Intended audience: Liaisons and others interested in advanced topics in CMWT.
  • Learning outcome: Participants in this session will know how to use citation management and writing tools to help their community members.
  • Date/time: February 2021
  • Registration: TBA
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.

MIT Theses: Behind the Scenes

  • Trainers: Jenn Morris and Jessika Myers
  • Intended audience: Liaisons, Ask Us staff, chat staff, and others interested in thesis reference.
  • Learning outcome: Participants in this session will learn about the production work done on theses to prepare them for posting online, and how to search them.
  • Date/time: March 2021
  • Registration: TBA
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.

Publishing Topics

  • Trainers: Nick Lindsay (Director of Journals and Open Access at MIT Press) and Katharine Dunn
  • Intended audience: Liaisons and others interested in advanced publishing topics.
  • Learning outcome: Participants in this session will learn about advanced publishing topics to serve faculty.
  • Date/time: TBA
  • Registration: TBA
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.

Overview of Library Spaces

  • Trainers: IDLA ASMs
  • Intended audience: LIRS/DSS staff
  • Learning outcome: Participants in this session will be made aware of unique collections, study rooms, and equipment at each library.
  • Date/time: TBA
  • Registration: TBA
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.

Teaching and Discovery with Distinctive Collections

  • Trainers: DDC
  • Intended audience: Liaisons
  • Learning outcome: Participants in this session will learn about distinct collections and how they are used.
  • Date/time: TBA
  • Registration: TBA
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.

Rights Issues in our Repositories

  • Trainers: MDCS in collaboration with SCCS, DDC, and the Rights Working Group
  • Intended audience: Liaisons and Ask Us staff
  • Learning outcome: Participants in this session will learn an overview of digitization projects and their addition to our repositories.
  • Date/time: TBA
  • Registration: TBA
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.

Advanced GIS

  • Trainers: GIS team
  • Intended audience: Liaisons and others interested in advanced GIS topics.
  • Learning outcome: Participants in this session will learn how to use GIS resources.
  • Date/time: TBA
  • Registration: TBA
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.

Discovery of Uncataloged Collections

  • Trainers: LIRS and LSA
  • Intended audience: Liaisons
  • Learning outcome: Participants in this session will learn how to search for uncataloged collections.
  • Date/time: TBA
  • Registration: TBA
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.

Conceptualizing and Supporting Digital and Computational Projects for Patrons

  • Trainers: DDC
  • Intended audience: Liaisons
  • Learning outcomes: Participants in this session will be made aware of the digital and computational projects that DDC supports, and questions to ask their community members about these projects.
  • Date/time: TBA
  • Registration: TBA
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.

Faculty/DLC Donations of Materials

  • Trainers: DDC
  • Intended audience: Liaisons
  • Learning outcome: Participants in this session will learn about the materials DDC accepts for donation, questions to ask faculty, and how to refer to DDC.
  • Date/time: TBA
  • Registration: TBA
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.

Discovering and Understanding Archival Metadata

  • Trainers: Chris Tanguay and Rachel Van Unen
  • Intended audience: Liaisons, IDLA staff, and others interested in archival metadata.
  • Learning outcome: Participants in this session will get an introduction to archival metadata and learn how to find and use the archival metadata at MIT.
  • Date/time: TBA
  • Registration: TBA
  • Anyone interested is welcome.
  • Please contact Tina Chan if you have accessibility accommodation needs.