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Making the write moves: Grant writing workshop April 5

This workshop presents organizational steps to help you begin your research for funding sources and craft clear and compelling proposals. Presented by Beverly Mitchell, Art and Dance Librarian. Continue reading “Making the write moves: Grant writing workshop April 5”

Spiders, farms, and bubbles: How to become an expert internet searcher

You probably use Google every day, but do you know how search engines impact the information you are seeing? Learn how to get better information, faster on the Internet in the workshop “Spiders, Farms, and Bubbles: How to Become an Expert Internet Searcher” presented by Megan Heuer, Communication Arts Librarian. We will explore how search engines impact our results, the typical human behaviors that limit good research, and strategies and tools for becoming a thoughtful Internet searcher. Continue reading “Spiders, farms, and bubbles: How to become an expert internet searcher”

Grant writing for the arts

Beverly Mitchell, Art and Dance Librarian, presented a workshop today on grant writing for the arts. In attendance were SMU students and staff and representatives from Dallas non-profits. Continue reading “Grant writing for the arts”

Missing Maps: Humanitarian mapping event on November 17

The week of November 16-20 is GIS week, and the Central University Libraries new Initiative in Spatial Literacy is sponsoring a Missing Maps Mapathon– humanitarian mapping party! It will take place on Tuesday, November 17th, 3pm-6pm in the Fondren Library Center, and you are invited to attend!   Continue reading “Missing Maps: Humanitarian mapping event on November 17”

Making the write moves: Grant writing workshops November 16-17

This workshop presents organizational steps to help you begin your research for funding sources and craft clear and compelling proposals. Presented by Beverly Mitchell, Art and Dance Librarian. Continue reading “Making the write moves: Grant writing workshops November 16-17”

You be the judge: Copyright workshops October 28-29

When can you use copyrighted material in your blog? How do you legally incorporate other artists’ work into your artwork?  Navigating how you can or can’t use copyrighted materials can seem overwhelming in the digital age. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of copyright and fair use and develop your judgement of how to make good copyright decisions by examining real court cases. The workshop, presented by Megan Heuer, Communication Arts Librarian. Continue reading “You be the judge: Copyright workshops October 28-29”

APA Made Easy: Citation workshops on October 5 & 7

The APA Made Easy library workshop will be offered on October 5 & 7. The workshop is a 30-minute overview for citation formatting and reference list creation in APA (American Psychological Association) style. The workshop, presented by research librarians Pam Pagels, Megan Heuer, Evelyn Day, will give a brief overview of citation forms, specific examples of different resource types, and offer time for questions.

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Citation workshops September 28-29

As students know, creating bibliographies and documenting one’s sources for a research project is an essential and required component for completing scholarly assignments. The Hamon Arts Library is here to help! The Library is offering a quick half-hour introduction to formatting for notes and bibliographies using two scholarly style manuals -The Chicago Manual of Style and the American Psychological Association (APA) style.

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Writing Workshop at Hamon: March 2nd & 3rd

Need some tips on writing that 10-page paper? Let us help you with it! This workshop will review many of the style guidelines from writing manuals on the arts and humanities. It will be held on Monday, March 2nd from 11-11:30am and Tuesday, March 3rd from 2-2:30pm in Hamon, room 3210 on the third floor. Please contact Beverly Mitchell (art and dance librarian, 214-768-2796/bmitchel@smu.edu) or Pamela Pagels (music librarian, 214-768-1857/ppagels@smu.edu) for more information.

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