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IMC Fall 2014 Workshop Catalog
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The Libraries' workshops are presented primarily by the Instructional Media Center and Research Services.

The Instructional Media Center offers workshops covering programs found in the Adobe Creative Suite 5, including Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop; in Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word; on the internet, including Web 2.0 technologies; and on mobile devices. Workshops are held on a regular basis. To view and register for upcoming workshops, see the calendar. Professors can enhance their courses by booking workshops on any software the IMC supports; call 325-7676 to schedule a workshop for your class.

The Research Services Department workshops cover topics related to research tools and methods, citation management, Open Access, author's rights, copyright, online presence, and academic integrity. The Department can develop sessions designed for your class based on any of these topics, with Subject Research Librarians offering discipline-based classes. Any of these can be offered in the library classrooms, online or in your own classroom. The Department also offers customized websites tailored to your class or research area. Just fill out our Instruction Request Form to set up a session or request a resource page.

The Graduate Student Services Department offers workshops designed to cover research, scholarship, and academic integrity issues as they relate to graduate students and faculty. Workshop series include the Survival Skills for Graduate Students and the Practical Professor workshop series. Specialized workshops can be developed for a group or class, including distance education classes. To request additional information or to request a session for a group or class, please contact Dr. Deborah Lee at (662) 325-0810 or dlee@library.msstate.edu.

Thesis and Dissertation Formatting Workshops provide hands on experience in using the Thesis/Dissertation Templates for formatting documents and converting those documents into an acceptable pdf. Recommendations will be given for best practices in creating and formatting tables/figures/equations. For more information, visit Thesis & Dissertation Formatting.

Information Technology Services (ITS) provides training in the use of a wide variety of software applications including Microsoft Access, Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Camtasia Studio, Flash, SAS and SPSS.  For more information on these workshops visit the ITS Training website at http://www.its.msstate.edu/support/training/.

The Center for Teaching and Learning provides training for faculty in the use of many IT tools including MyCourses, MyMedia, and Horizon Wimba. For more information visit their website at http://www.ctl.msstate.edu/programsandservices/teachwork/.

Academic Integrity/XF Workshop is co-sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs. These workshops are required for all students attempting to remove the XF designation from their transcript. Students are required to pre-register at least 3 working days prior to the session and purchase Charles Lipson’s Doing Honest Work in College (available in the MSU Bookstore.) Students should read Chapters 1-5 prior to attending the workshop and bring the book to class. All Sessions are scheduled for Presentation Room 1405.