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EndNote Part 1: Basics Workshop online via Zoom | January 26

EndNote is citation management software which can help you manage, organize and use your research literature. It integrates with Microsoft Word (and selected other word processing software) so that you can "cite-while-you-write" using your choice of citation styles. EndNote is available for both Windows and Mac computers. We will be using the latest version in the Windows/PC environment with Microsoft Word.

Anyone wishing to use EndNote on their own laptop during training sessions should have the software already installed. To download EndNote, click here.

EndNote Part 1: Basics (Tuesday, January 26, 2021; 12:15–1:30 p.m.)

The Basics workshop covers:

Click here to register for EndNote Basics.

For additional EndNote learning opportunities, click here.

Posted January 20, 2021

EndNote Part 2: Advanced Workshop online via Zoom | January 28

EndNote is citation management software which can help you manage, organize and use your research literature. It integrates with Microsoft Word (and selected other word processing software) so that you can "cite-while-you-write" using your choice of citation styles. EndNote is available for both Windows and Mac computers. We will be using the latest version in the Windows/PC environment with Microsoft Word.

Anyone wishing to use EndNote on their own laptop during training sessions should have the software already installed. To download EndNote, click here.

EndNote Part 2: Advanced (Thursday, January 28, 2021; 12:15–1:30 p.m.)

The Advanced workshop covers:

Click here to register for EndNote Advanced.

For additional EndNote learning opportunities, click here.

Posted January 20, 2021

Craft n' Chill: Paper Crafting | January 28

Come and join us for an online Project Sandbox Craft n' Chill event. During this event, you will be able to hang out with other members from the University community and create a project out of paper! If paper crafting isn't your thing, fear not, you may create with any medium you choose. If you would rather just chat, that is okay too.

DATES/TIMES: Thursday, January 28; 1 to 4 p.m. [Register Now]

LOCATION: Microsoft Teams

Ensure you register on the uLethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this event. An e-mail will be sent to you through this platform 24 hours prior to this event containing a link for a Microsoft Teams meeting. Feel free to join the event anytime between 1 to 4 p.m. on January 28.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to rob.horlacher@uleth.ca.

For more Project Sandbox activities, click here.

Posted January 13, 2021

Project Sandbox - Global Game Jam | January 27 to 31

Join us to participate in the Global Game Jam from January 27 to 31!

This event will be held in Microsoft Teams and is open to all faculty, staff, and students at the University of Lethbridge. Whether you are a game creator, player, or would just like to flex your creative muscles, everyone is welcome. You will have the option of joining the main team, a team you have created yourself, or you may choose to create a game on your own.

DATES/TIMES: Wednesday, January 27 @ 5:00 p.m. to Sunday, January 31 @ 4:30 p.m. [Learn More]

LOCATION: Microsoft Teams

For more Project Sandbox activities, click here.

Posted January 13, 2021

So you want to create a poster: How to make a digital poster with Canva | January 20 or 21

This hands-on workshop walks participants through the process of designing a digital poster with Canva. Students attending this workshop will receive credit on their MyExperience Transcript. In this workshop, participants will learn:

DATES/TIMES:

LOCATION: Microsoft Teams

Ensure that you register on the ULethbridge MyExperience platform if you plan on attending this workshop. An e-mail will be sent to you 24 hours prior to the workshop through this platform. This e-mail will contain a link for a Microsoft Teams meeting which you will need to attend this workshop.

For any questions or inquiries, please send an e-mail to rob.horlacher@uleth.ca.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For more Project Sandbox activities, click here.

Posted January 11, 2021

Library Services Update | Spring 2021

The Spring 2021 semester is approaching, and we wanted to provide you with some updates about the University Library’s services and spaces.

STUDY SPACE

The Library Information Network Centre (LINC), which includes the University Library remains closed to general access. The University Library continues to work with campus stakeholders to provide access to the facility that is equitable and safe for all members of the University Community.

Please view the latest FAQ for Students page for updates on study space and other services on campus.

 

ONLINE LEARNING & RESEARCH RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS

Click here for a directory of online resources provided by the Library that includes, but is not limited to: live chat and research support, digital collections, interlibrary loan services, technology support, Library social media, and more.

For online assistance and research support, use our Ask Us suite of services. In addition to our traditional Ask Us services, we support Teams interactions upon request.

 

BORROWING

Lethbridge & Area. The University Library will continue to provide the lending of materials from select collections and the Faculty of Education’s Curriculum Laboratory for Lethbridge-and-area members of the University Community (academic staff, staff, and students). For service details and requesting instructions, click here.

DISTANCE PATRONS. The University Library provides FREE distance delivery to members of the University Community that reside farther than 90km from the radius of Lethbridge and reside in Canada. Click here for distance delivery service details.

The University Library will not be able to provide lending to community, CURBA, and The Alberta Library (TAL) patrons at this time.

 

RETURNS & RECALLS

If you want to return items to the library, available options include:

 

Loans prior to the March 17, 2020 closure will not be extended beyond January 15, 2021. We understand there may be exceptional reasons why you cannot return materials at this time though. Please contact us at gsd.library@uleth.ca for accommodations.

THE ALBERTA LIBRARY (TAL) & COPPUL CARDS

Members of the University Community can request The Alberta Library (TAL) and/or the Council of Prairie & Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) cards.

Lethbridge and areas patrons can have their cards issued or updated in our Anderson Hall (AH176) location. Distance patron can have cards mailed to them upon request by contacting lib.illo@uleth.ca.

Please contact your local member of TAL or COPPUL to verify their level of service (i.e., facility access, lending policies, hours of operation, etc.).

 

COURSES & WORKSHOPS

The University Library continues to provide credit courses online. Courses being offered for the Spring 2021 semester include:

For non-credit workshop opportunities, follow our social media accounts (FacebookInstagram, and/or Twitter), browse our Events Calendar, or the Project Sandbox site. Many of the Library’s non-credit workshop opportunities can be applied to your MyExperience transcript.

 

BOOKSTORE

The University Library is not formally associated with the university’s Bookstore—but we really do appreciate our colleagues. If you have questions related to Bookstore purchases, services, etc., click here to contact them.

 

COMMENTS, CONCERNS, QUESTIONS? STAY IN TOUCH!

If you have any questions related to this delivery of service, please email gsd.library@uleth.ca or submit comments or suggestions online. For online assistance and research support, use our Ask Us suite of services.

Keep up to date with developments in the University Library by following us on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and the University NoticeboardClick here to read other frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to services and COVID-19.

We appreciate your patience and understanding at this time, and look forward to providing our full suite of services as soon as possible.

Posted January 4, 2021