New Library Workshops: Learn EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley, LaTeX

The AUT Library team has been busy preparing lots of workshops to get you up to speed with the software you’ll need to manage your documents and citations. Whether you’re interested in using EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley, or even LaTeX for preparing your STEM publications, the library has you covered.

Check out these workshops coming up over the next 2 weeks.

 

EndNote, Zotero or Mendeley?

This library workshop will introduce Zotero, Mendeley and EndNote, three of the most popular and accessible citation managers. You can ask questions, and have an opportunity to try each product for yourself. At the end of the session you should be better informed to choose the reference manager that best meets your working style and research needs.

Date: Thursday, 28th Feb 2019 (tomorrow)

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Location: City campus Library Teaching Lab WA414G

Booking: https://elab.aut.ac.nz/students/events/detail/1163913

 

Date: Friday, 1st March 2019

Time: 10:00-11:00am

Location: North campus Library Teaching Lab AL120

Booking: https://elab.aut.ac.nz/students/events/detail/1163914

 

Mendeley

Mendeley is a desktop and web program for managing references. It is also an online tool for sharing research papers, discovering research data and collaborating with other researchers. This workshop will introduce the basic features of Mendeley for reference management. We will also demonstrate how to use Mendeley with Word documents.

Mendeley is not available in the Teaching Lab. If you would like to follow the demo in this workshop, please bring your own laptop with you. Before you come to this workshop, please go to https://www.mendeley.com/ to install the desktop software into your laptop and use your AUT email to register with Mendeley.  

Date: Wednesday, 6th March 2019

Time: 10:45am-12:15pm

Location: City Campus Library Teaching Lab WA414G

Booking: https://elab.aut.ac.nz/students/events/detail/1166368

 

LaTeX in ninety minutes

LaTeX in ninety minutes is a workshop to help you start writing journal articles, conference papers and your thesis in the LaTeX typesetting language. The workshop is ideal for people who have never tried LaTeX before, so no prior experience is required.

By the end of the workshop, you will have a created a complete template for your own thesis, including chapters, sections and subsections. Graphics, citations and reference lists are also covered. In addition, you will learn how to find the best resources on the web to keep learning LaTeX by yourself.

Workshop participants will need to be able to access their email account during the workshop to enable them to register a free Overleaf LaTeX editor account.

Date: Monday, 11th March 2019

Time: 11.30am-1pm

Location: City Campus Library Teaching Lab WA414G

Lecturer: Barry Dowdeswell

Booking: https://elab.aut.ac.nz/students/events/detail/1188369

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