Want to improve your skills, make yourself more marketable, and make your life easier? Attend one of our upcoming workshops! Quick, painless, and full of useful knowledge on a variety of subjects. Come to one or all, they are free!
Company Research/HR Practices Bootcamp
This class will help you research companies, with the focus on their relationships with their employees. We’ll cover how to find HR practices; how to find companies’ strengths and weaknesses; employment opportunities; etc. Finding this information is not easy! Come learn how to use the best resources for this information.
Thursday, 11/6, 4:00pm Register
Do you need to find the most current information? Do you want to set up a research alert for your topic? LexisNexis provides online full text access to thousands of legal, business, academic, and government resources. This is the training you need to get your personal LexisNexis password and to learn how to take advantage of this enormous database.
ILR students, faculty, and staff only!
Friday, Nov.7, 10:30am Register
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Learn to use RefWorks, an online database system for managing citations and formatting them for writing projects. RefWorks is provided at no charge to members of the Cornell community. RefWorks will save you time and effort when you start your paper or thesis! It is a must for anyone who does extensive academic research and writing. Introducing RefShare! RefShare is a social networking tool that allows you to share your references with colleagues by turning your RefWorks database into a dynamic web page. See examples of Cornell RefShare databases .
Thursday, Oct. 30, 4-5:30pm Register
Citation Indexes/Databases Workshop
If you’re a professor, who’s citing your work? If you’re a student, who’s citing your professor’s research? How can you identify other scholars and top journals in your research area? Learn about citation indexes and how to use them more effectively. We will focus on products that are part of ISI’s Web of Knowledge: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) and Web Citation Index. You’ll learn how to track citations, research topics, and locate lists of article references. Learn about the advanced features that these databases offer. We will also discuss ISI’s Journal Citation Reports database, which provides analysis of journal citations and impact factors.
Friday, October 31st, 11am-12pm Register