Workshop:  Beyond Books: Online Library Resources

Course ID - CTD0434

Short Title: Online Library

(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey) 

Audience:   Faculty
Length of Workshop:    2 hours
Prerequisite None

Description: This workshop, facilitated by librarians, will focus on using Internet information tools and techniques to expand traditional library resources. Topics will include: constructing search statements, looking for targeted sets of data, using search engines such as Google and Direct Hit, and locating scholarly full-text articles. Learn how to locate and evaluate the gateways, portals, and relevant websites for your specific area of interest.

Objectives

 As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Know how to navigate the electronic databases subscribed to by the Florida Community Colleges
  • Locate relevant full-text journal articles, both peer reviewed and general interest
  • Know when to use an Internet search engine and when to use a "library" database
  • Construct search statements

 

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Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0434
Course Title: Online Library
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop)  The first time you log in to the Registration Page, you will be asked to accept the Use of Computing Resources at Miami Dade College.    The Accept button is located at the bottom of the screen.

PLEASE NOTE:  You do not have to create a student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop.  You can use your regular network login name and password proceeded by the MDCC\   
  1. Go to the MDC Registration Page.
  2. Choose the Term from the dropdown menu.
  3. Enter your PIN number (If you don't remember your PIN, you can reset it by clicking the Update My Pin button.)
  4. Click the  myMDC  Log In button.
  5. Log in  using your regular username and password.  Your username must be proceeded by the MDCC\

ex.   Joe Smith would login in with

User name -  mdcc\jsmith and his regular password.

 

Pictured below are screenshots of the login information you will see when go to  MDC Registration.   

Once logged in, you should use Speed Registration.  You must know the Reference number for the workshop you want to take.   You can still  search for workshops using the Course ID or Short title, if you click on Shopping Cart.    The best way to register is by  Reference number.

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

Go to MDC Web Registration