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CLS Library Summer Curriculum: Schedule of Activities

The main objective of this program is to help new international PhD students familiarize themselves with the Yale library system and become expert users of library collections and resources.

Session 1: Introduction to the Yale Library System and Services

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 2-3 p.m.

Student Group Location / Instructor
Science (Applied Physics, Engineering & Applied Science, Forestry & Environmental Studies, Geology & Geophysics, Mathematics, Physics) Bass Library L01 A&B / Carla Heister and Andy Shimp
Biomedical (Biological & Biomedical Sciences, Public Health) Bass Library L06 A&B / Melanie Maksin
Social Science (Anthropology, Economics, Management, Sociology, Statistics) and Humanities (East Asian Languages and Literatures, Italian) Meet at Bass L01 and walk together to Sterling Memorial Library, Wright Reading Room B65 / Gwyneth Crowley and Sarah Hogan

 

Session 2: Meeting with Subject Librarians - Part 1

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 2-3 p.m.

Student Group                                                                         Location / Instructor
Humanities                                                                                                                                                                                           The "nave," Sterling Memorial Library / Robin Dougherty      
Social Science Front desk, Center for Science and Social Science Information, 219 Prospect Street / Gwyneth Crowley and Sarah Hogan
Science Library classroom (room 07), 17 Hillhouse Avenue / Kayleigh Bohémier, Carla Heister, and Andy Shimp
Biological & Biomedical Sciences Room 101A, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, 333 Cedar Street / Rolando Garcia-Milian
Public Health Room 103, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, 333 Cedar Street / Kate Nyhan      

 

Session 3: Meeting with Subject Librarians - Part 2

Friday, August 12, 2016 - 2-3 p.m.

Student Group Location / Instructor
Humanities  The "nave," Sterling Memorial Library / Tang Li (East Asian Languages and Literatures) and Alan Solomon (Italian Language and Literature)
Anthropology and Sociology                                                                                                                                    Room C20C, Center for Science and Social Science Information / Sarah Hogan
Economics, Management, and Statistics Room C49, Center for Science and Social Science Information / Gwyneth Crowley
Science (Applied Physics, Engineering & Applied Science, Forestry & Environmental Studies, Geology & Geophysics, Mathematics, Physics) Front desk, Center for Science and Social Science Information, 219 Prospect Street / Kayleigh Bohémier and Carla Heister
Biomedical (Biological & Biomedical Sciences, Public Health) Room E25, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, 333 Cedar Street, Yale School of Medicine / Rolando Garcia-Milian and Kate Nyhan

 

Session 4: Scholarly Impact, Citation Management Tools, or Meetings with Librarians

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 2-3 p.m.

Students in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities: please choose a session (Scholarly Impact, Introduction to Zotero, or Introduction to EndNote). 

Biomedical/public health students: please meet your librarians in room E25 at the Medical Library.

Student Group Location / Instructor
Biomedical (Biological & Biomedical Sciences, Public Health) Room E25, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, 333 Cedar Street, Yale School of Medicine / Rolando Garcia-Milian and Kate Nyhan
Scholarly Impact: measuring the impact of research and publications within your field Library classroom (rm. 07 on the lower level), 17 Hillhouse Avenue / Kayleigh Bohémier
Introduction to Zotero: an open-source tool for managing citations and organizing sources Bass Library L06 A&B / Sarah Hogan
Introduction to EndNote: software for managing citations and organizing sources StatLab classroom, Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI), 219 Prospect Street / Carla Heister

 

Session 5: Getting More from Google Scholar, Citation Management Tools, or Meetings with Librarians

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 2-3 p.m.

Students in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities: please choose a session (Google Scholar, Introduction to BibTeX, or Introduction to EndNote). 

Biomedical/public health students: please meet your librarians in room E25 at the Medical Library.

Student Group Location / Instructor
Biomedical (Biological & Biomedical Sciences, Public Health) Room E25, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, 333 Cedar Street, Yale School of Medicine / Rolando Garcia-Milian and Kate Nyhan
Getting More from Google Scholar: how to find scholarly sources and connect to library resources using Google Scholar Room 01, Rosenkranz Hall, 115 Prospect Street / Melanie Maksin
Introduction to BibTeX: citing sources in LaTeX Library classroom (rm. 07 on the lower level), 17 Hillhouse Avenue / Kayleigh Bohémier
Introduction to EndNote: software for managing citations and organizing sources StatLab classroom, Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI), 219 Prospect Street / Andy Shimp