Free Mini-Workshops Offered at Killam Library Mar. 22 - 24

Texas A&M International University's Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library will offer a series of free mini-workshops Mar. 22 - 24 and Apr. 17 - 18 for persons who want to learn more about conducting research using the Internet, on-line resources, and electronic databases.

Each mini-workshop will last approximately 30 minutes, and will provide participants with the knowledge needed to explore the information resources in today's libraries.

Registration is not required, and both students and members of the community may attend.

Mini-workshop schedule is as follows:

Monday, Mar. 22 -- "Searching the Online Book Catalog," 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; and "Full-Text Journal Databases," 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Mar. 23 -- "Research on the Internet," 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.; and "Business and Demographics Databases," 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Mar. 24 -- "Evaluating Web Information Sources," 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Apr. 17 -- "Searching the Online Book Catalog," 12:30 p.m.; "Full-Text Journal Databases," 1 p.m.; "Research on the Internet," 1:30 p.m.; "International Relations Databases," 2 p.m.; and "Evaluating Web Information," 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, Apr. 18 -- "Searching the Online Book Catalog," 2 p.m.; "Full-Text Journal Databases," 2:30 p.m.; "Research on the Internet," 3 p.m.; "International Relations Databases," 3:30 p.m.; and "Evaluating Web Information," 4 p.m.

For more information on the Killam Library's free mini-workshops on electronic research, please contact the Killam Library Reference Desk at 326-2138.

Killam Library hours are 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Saturday, and 12 noon - 8 p.m. Sunday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu