Category Archives: Instruction

Survey for Students: Online Learning Tools

Calling all Emory students! Emory Libraries is seeking your input about online learning tools that would help students understand concepts related to the use of library resources and services. We want to hear from students about how you learn online and what types of online learning tools (e.g. tutorials, videos, infographics, etc.) you think would […]

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Upcoming Workshop: Exegesis

Exegesis can be a daunting task, no matter your level of seminary experience. But you aren’t in it alone! Please join members of Pitts reference team to discuss tips and tools for exegesis next Tuesday and Wednesday from 12-1pm in RARB 250. This discussion will help you understand the exegesis process and take some of […]

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Upcoming Workshop: Building Your Library Post-Pitts

Looking for ways to expand your own personal library? Are you graduating this semester? Come learn about how you can continue your research even if you are miles away from Atlanta after commencement. This workshop will show you how to access the resources available to you as Emory Alumni and offer tips on building your own […]

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Upcoming Workshop: Zotero/Citation

Knowing how, when, and where to cite information can be one of the trickiest aspects of academic writing. This week’s library workshop will introduce you to citation basics, including Zotero, a powerful research and citation management system. Please download and install Zotero to your personal computer before you arrive and bring your laptop with you! Register […]

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Pitts Weekly Workshops Spring 2020

Whether you’re a student, staff, or community member, remember to get Pitts Theology Library’s Weekly Workshops on your calendar early! Learn about student tips & tricks, video editing, digital footprints, Zotero, and more by registering at pitts.emory.edu/ww. A reminder that the first ten people registered get a FREE lunch. All workshops are held from 12-1pm in RARB 250. 

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New Search: Reference and Instruction Librarian

Pitts is excited to launch a search for a full time Reference and Instruction Librarian! Reporting to the Director of the Library, the Reference and Instruction Librarian (RIL) will staff the reference desk for 15-18 hours per week during regular semester, coordinate the desk schedule, and help lead orientation for all new students at Candler […]

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Upcoming Workshop: Tropy

Tropy is a free, open-source desktop application designed to help researchers organize and describe the photos they take in archives in intuitive and useful ways. It allows users to group photos of research materials, annotate images, add metadata, export to other applications, and easily search their collections. In many humanities and social sciences departments, faculty both […]

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Workshop: Zotero

Don’t miss this week’s workshop, which will introduce you to the free citation management tool Zotero! Zotero is used by many Candler students and faculty use to keep track of resources, take notes, and generate citations. This workshop is appropriate if you have not yet used Zotero, or need a refresher in the basic features of […]

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Workshop: Digital Tools for Practical Ministry

Knowing the reality of the current ministerial landscape, you will likely have to wear many hats in your future career! This workshop gives an overview of the many tools that are available to help with communication (email systems like MailChimp), data management (not just excel, but also Tablau and Google Sheets), and Web Presence (WordPress […]

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Workshop: Buying Books on a Budget

Books are expensive—especially theology textbooks! This workshop will introduce you to strategies for deciding what to buy, where to buy it, and how to find free/cheap alternatives to buying books. Construct a theology library on a $200 budget? Challenge accepted! Tuesday and Wednesday sessions are held in RARB 250, right next to the large lecture hall […]

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