UK Libraries Workshops to Help Users Save Time, Be More Effective With Research

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 11, 2015)  From undergraduate students to graduate students and faculty members, everyone can use some time-saving strategies for library research. A series of workshops presented by University of Kentucky Libraries will help members of the campus community save time and be more effective in their research. The series targets a number of specific topics from basic research skills to scholarly communication issues.

The UK Libraries Workshops range from 30 minutes to 90 minutes each. Upcoming workshop offerings are:

· "Open Up Your Published Research: Introduction to Open Access," 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at William T. Young Library, Room 1-57;

· "What Your Students Think They Know about Research and How You Can Help," 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Young Library, Room 1-57;

· "Stoopid Google Tricks: How to get the most out of your Google searches," 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Young Library, Room 1-57;

· "Help! I Need Scholarly Sources!," 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Young Library, Room 1-57;

· "What Your Students Think They Know about Research and How You Can Help," 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Young Library, Room 1-57; and

· "Your Publication, Your Choice: Choosing the Right Open Access Journal," 11 a.m. Thursday, March 12,

Details on each workshop can be found by clicking on the class name at

To sign up for a UK Libraries workshop fill out the class registration form. Workshop applicants should receive a confirmation email with in two business days of registration. If registration is not confirmed by then, contact from your UK email address for assistance.

As the premier research library in the Commonwealth, UK Libraries provides ever-expanding access to quality information resources, services and programs. UK Libraries locations include the Young Library, the Agricultural Information Center, the Hunter M. Adams College of Design Library, the Education Library, the Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library and Learning Center, the Medical Center Library, the Science Library, the Shaver Engineering Library and the Special Collections Research Center

MEDIA CONTACT: Whitney Hale, 859-257-8716;