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Workshops for Faculty

Contact your Library liaison to schedule one of the workshops below for faculty in your program.

One Hour Workshops

I Can't Believe It's Not Google: Using the Library's New Search Tool

OneSearch Handout

Learn about a new Library search tool, OneSearch, that can help you and your students quickly find articles, books, and multimedia from multiple research databases and the library catalog. Also learn how to create a OneSearch box for your Desire2Learn course which students can use to find discipline-specific resources.

Knowledge is Power - Discover LCC's 12st Century Library

Intro to Library Handout

Join the LCC Librarians to learn what resources, technology, and services the Library has to offer faculty and students. The offerings include books, articles, Kindles, iPads, discovery tools, databases, research guides, and more!

Films on Demand

Films on Demand Handout

Are you looking for videos to help your students better understand curriculum concepts? Discover the 10,000+ educational videos available in the Films on Demand database and learn how to embed videos into your Desire2Learn courses.

From PowerPoint to Civil Exam Prep: Skill Tutorials & Practice Tests

Learning Express Library Handout

Discover online tutorials and practice tests available in the Learning Express Library database, such as tutorials for Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. There are practice exams for Accuplacer, US Citizenship, and for occupational exams in fields such as Electrical and Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Additionally, there are tutorials for test-taking and workplace skills.

Is the Right Word on the Tip of Your...Eye? It is in the Visual Thesaurus

Visual Thesaurus Handout

Come to this session to see the relationships between words with Visual Thesaurus, an interactive dictionary and thesaurus database, which creates word maps. Learn how to cut and paste text from an article to automatically create lists of vocabulary words and check spelling and pronunciation. In addition, learn how to translate words into English, Spanish, German, and French.

Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes - It's all in Anatomy TV!

Anatomy TV Handout

Learn how you are put together with the Anatomy TV database! Explore a detailed interactive 3-D model of the human body, rotate the model, and peel away layers. Also, hear how some faculty members are using Anatomy TV in their courses.

No Shelf Required! Using eBooks

E-Books Handout

Do you know that the Library has over 81,000 e-books available from on and off-campus? Discover how Library e-books can be located and read on multiple electronic devices and learn how to place e-books on course reserve and into Desire2Learn.

 

Workshop Schedule

Register for the following workshops through from the CTE website:

I Can't Believe It's Not Google

April 3, 1-2 p.m., TLC 321  

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