“Get It To Go”—New Workshop Series at Falk Library

“Get It To Go” workshops are quick introductions to free online tools to enhance productivity, current awareness and personal organization.  These informal hands-on classes are 30 minutes long, but you can stay up to an hour to try out your new technology or get more information about library resources and services.

Please mark your calendars to attend one or all of the workshops below:

Twitter: Power in the Universe of Current Awareness, Thursday, September 23
Learn the basics of Twitter and how to find and “follow” health care leaders for the very latest ideas, breaking news, tips, and links related to your medical interests. Mobile apps for Twitter and tailoring your account to eliminate irrelevant tweets will also be covered.

Journal s and More at a Glance:  iGoogle or MyYahoo Pages, Wednesday, November 3
Have a Google or Yahoo email account? That’s all you need to set up a personalized page of journal table of contents, news, medical blogs, and more.  Your personalized page automatically updates, and journals link to HSLS full-text subscriptions when in network.  Your chosen information sources are visually organized on one page to make keeping up with your specialty (and the world!) a much more efficient experience.

MindMapping:  Visual Brainstorming and Organization, Tuesday, December 7
Use free online MindMapping tools to visualize, collaborate, share, and easily update your projects and ideas.  Start with a main concept and add parent/child/sibling nodes as needed in virtually any configuration.  Pdfs, jpgs, docs, and other file types can be attached to your MindMap nodes for added value. This session includes a hands-on demo of features common to these online products, using instructor’s choice product of the day.  Leading products are reviewed and compared, making it easy to choose one that best suits your needs.

All workshops will be held from noon–1:00 p.m. in Falk Library, Classroom 1.

~ Andrea Ketchum