New Faculty Orientation Workshops Aug 24 – 25

University Libraries staff are proud to offer the follow workshops for faculty as part of New Faculty Orientation week events organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning. These workshops are open to ALL Wright State faculty and staff.

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Building your Academic Profile Page

Jane Wildermuth and Elisabeth Shook, Digital Services Department

Creating an academic publication profile can shine a light on your professional accomplishments. Academic profiles are Search Engine Optimized, provide metrics such as download counts, and allow readers to follow your work. University Libraries’ staff will speak about the pros and cons of the various profile platforms such as ResearchGate,, etc., and help you create your own profile page to get your work noticed.

Wednesday, August 24th 11am – 12pm

Dunbar Library Room 241

Using Primary Sources for Teaching and Research

Dawne Dewey, Head of Special Collections and Archives

The Special Collections and Archives (SCA) holds over 15,000 linear feet of unique manuscript materials in more than 500 collections covering aviation and aerospace technology, politics, the arts, literature, civic organizations, religion, education, government, military history, medicine, engineering, personal and family history and much more.  Join the Archivists for a discussion of primary sources and how they can be used to support teaching and research.  A VIP tour of the SCA, highlighting our premier collections, will conclude the workshop.

Wednesday, August 24th 2pm – 3pm


Thursday, August 25th 10am – 11am

Special Collections and Archives, Dunbar Library 4th floor

Library Instructional Support for your Classroom

Holly Jackson, Humanities Librarian

Librarians can support your students’ research needs virtually or in person. We’ll discuss customized research guides, library instruction in the classroom, virtual appointments, and library tours and orientations. We can introduce your students to scholarly resources or instruct on various topics like avoiding plagiarism, how to use citations properly, or integrating sources into research papers. Whether you would like library instructional support for a partial class period, full class period, or multiple class periods, we have options to fill your needs.

Thursday August 25th 9am-10am

Dunbar Library Room 241

Manage your Research with RefWorks

Bette Sydelko, Medical and Education Librarian

Need help keeping your references organized? Looking for an easier way to create bibliographies and in-text citations? RefWorks, a web-based citation management program, can help users create a personal database of resources and keep them easily organized.  This workshop will provide an overview of RefWorks and the many features offered.

Thursday, August 25th 11am – 12pm


Thursday, August 25th 3:30pm – 4:30 pm

Dunbar Library Room 241