Wednesday, October 27, 2010

library wireless

To access the secured wireless network you need to configure your computer. Find out how. Or bring your computer to the lab in the Diana, where BCIT trained staff will set your computer up for you.

There is an unsecured wireless network, but it is inferior to the secured network and may not provide access to important library resources such as CLIO.

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Friday, October 01, 2010

Hands-on Workshops

Barnard Library announces a series of hands-on workshops, open to the Barnard and Columbia community.

The workshops will be held in the new Digital Training Lab on the first floor of Barnard Library in Lehman Hall (enter through the Reading Room).

RSVP by e-mailing Lois Coleman, Research and Instructional Services Librarian, at, or just drop in.

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm: RefWorks Bibliographic Software
RefWorks is a web-based tool for storing references from library catalogs, databases and websites, and citing them in papers and bibliographies.

Wednesday, Nov 3, 4:30pm - 5:30pm: Zotero Bibliographic Software
Zotero is a free, open-source, extension for the Firefox browser that allows you to save citations from web sites, library catalogs and databases.

Thursday, Nov. 4, 4:30pm - 5:30pm: Financial Literacy
Learn about the tools available for researching stocks and bonds, company financial statements, and non-profit information.

Monday, Nov 8, 12:15pm - 1:15pm: SciFinder Scholar
SciFinder Scholar is a user friendly tool to access references from journals, substance data, chemical reactions information and patents, from Chemical Abstracts databases.

Tuesday, Nov. 9, 4:30pm - 5:30pm: Bloomberg
This session will teach the basic navigation and searching skills necessary to begin using Bloomberg, a financial and economic database available at the Business Library.

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 12:15pm - 1:15pm: Library Research: Finding the Best Resources
Find out how to zero in on just the resources you need for your research, using CLIO and library databases.

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm: EndNote Bibliographic Software
EndNote is bibliographic software that allows you to export and save citations from library catalogs, databases and websites, store them conveniently, and cite them in papers and bibliographies.

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 12:15pm - 1:15pm: Mendeley Bibliographic Software
Mendeley is free, open-source bibliographic software that allows you to export, organize, and manage your references and documents.

Wednesday, Dec. 1, 4:30pm - 5:30pm:
Citation Styles Refresher>
MLA, APA, Chicago, CSE: if you would like to learn more about any or all of these citation styles, come to this useful hands-on class. All questions welcomed!


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