Summer Workshops & Open Office Hours

Brookens Library is hosting a series of online workshops this summer to give you an update on what’s new with our new library catalog. We’ll also have workshops on how the library can assist faculty with reducing financial stress for students using course reserves and OER. If you can’t make it to our workshops, the librarians will also be available during open office hours throughout the month of July to answer any questions you might have.

Check out the details below:

I-Share and the New Library Catalog
Come take a hands on tour of the new library search interface and learn from your librarians about the recent updates to our library catalog and I-Share interface. Topics include: requesting books from I-Share, searching the catalog, accessing your library account, and updating your existing links to items in the catalog.

Tuesday, July 7 from 10am – 11am
Wednesday, July 8 from 11 am – noon
Thursday, July 9 from 2pm – 3pm
Tuesday, July 14 from 10am – 11am
Wednesday, July 15 from 3pm – 4pm
Thursday, July 16 from 10am – 11am

Join Zoom Meeting: https://uis.zoom.us/j/99236163691?pwd=SHF2R0NuZDkyNGxYM3NEL0ZZZnBFdz09
Meeting ID: 992 3616 3691
Password: 615855

Supporting Students with Course Reserves and Open Educational Resources
Course Reserves and Open Educational Resources are great ways to utilize library and online resources in order to increase access to class materials and ease student financial stress. Brookens Library is holding a workshop to help you better embed the library into your classes through navigating best practices for utilizing and requesting course reserves and finding and implementing OERs into your coursework.

Tuesday, July 7 from 1pm – 2pm
Thursday, July 9 from 11am – NOON
Tuesday, July 14 from 1pm – 2pm
Thursday, July 16 from 2pm – 3pm

Join Zoom Meeting: https://uis.zoom.us/j/91647873953?pwd=NXh1NTViME8wWXV4S1Rvay9OZHVxQT09
Meeting ID: 916 4787 3953
Password: 936297

Library Open Office Hours
The Library is holding open office hours via Zoom for faculty to drop-in with any questions regarding the changes to the new catalog, I-Share, course reserves, or finding OER materials. Open office hours take place Monday – Friday from 11:00 AM – NOON from July 6 through July 31. You can also reach out to your liaison librarian for assistance and support as you normally would: https://libguides.uis.edu/librarians

Join Zoom Meeting: https://uis.zoom.us/j/96766987717?pwd=WitXK3QvUWJrbVJSWVFYWFd6MnA5UT09
Meeting ID: 967 6698 7717
Password: 710281

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