Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Finding full text articles on publishers’ websites and Google Scholar just got easier thanks to University Libraries and LibKey Nomad. Once installed, the Nomad plugin will display an icon on webpages when it detects citation information. The icon will allow you to download the full text or direct you to an Interlibrary Loan form when full text isn’t directly available. This brief workshop will demonstrate the installation process for Chrome and Firefox and show how LibKey Nomad works.
When is it o.k. to use an image in a paper, thesis, artwork, or creative project, and when do you need to seek permission from the copyright holder? How do you cite an image? In this workshop we’ll define “public domain” and “Creative Commons,” discuss what counts as fair use, and describe best practices for image captions. We’ll also highlight online collections where you can find high quality photography and images that are free to use.
Frauds and scams cost citizens billions of dollars a year. While older folks are a prime target, young people also lose a lot of money. The presenter, Jennifer Adamany, the director of communications for the Indianapolis Better Business Bureau will describe the magnitude of the problem and help arm the group with information on how not to become a victim.
Critical thinking is consistently ranked as one of the top skills employers look for in interns and new hires. In this highly interactive session, you will develop and utilize critical thinking strategies to solve a problem. Registration is required to attend, and space is limited. Register now to secure your spot.
Register to learn more about Ball State's MAE in Educational Administration and Supervision and Principal's license.
Jill Christman is a 2020 NEA Prose Fellow and the author of If This Were Fiction: A Love Story in Essays (forthcoming from the University of Nebraska Press in fall 2022) and two memoirs, Darkroom: A Family Exposure (winner of the AWP Prize for CNF) and Borrowed Babies: Apprenticing for Motherhood. Kelcey Ervick is the author of the graphic memoir, THE KEEPER, forthcoming from Avery Books/Penguin in fall 2022.