NYSID Library is pleased to announce our new slate of Library Workshops for the Spring 2011 semester. Places are limited to 12 per session, so sign up today! To reserve a place, email email@example.com.
Workshops are free, and available on a first come, first serve basis with priority given to students. More sessions may be added if there is demand.
Please note that the date of the “Using Online Image Resources” workshop has changed. It is Wednesday, March 23rd from 3-4pm, not Friday, March 25th from 1-2pm.
Scanning in the Library
Friday, Feb. 25 from 3-4
Curious about how to use the scanning equipment in the library? Need some help with file formats like Tiff or PDF? Want to learn some quick tips in Photoshop to make your images better? We’ll take a look at equipment and software available to you in the library.
Using Online Image Resources at NYSID
Wednesday, March 23 from 3-4pm
Need some help with image resources in the library? We’ll go over the basics of using ARTstor, Artnet and a few good open access websites to find images for your research needs.
Navigating NYSID Research Databases
Weds, March 30 from 3-4pm
Want to learn more about the databases you can use for your research? This workshop will provide an overview of the subscription research databases that NYSID has available to students, faculty and staff.
Historical Building Plan Research
Weds, April 6 from 12-1pm
Want to learn more about how to find building plans for buildings predating 1945? Come to this workshop to learn the process and where some of the best places to look are. We will focus on New York City during this workshop but will teach research strategies that can be used anywhere.
Contemporary Building Plan Research
Friday, April 22 from 3-4pm
Need more help in finding building plans for structures built after 1945? NYSID Librarians will offer advice on searching strategies, as well as review the Department of Buildings website so you will be more informed while working with this city agency. Again, this will center on New York City, but will help you build a skill set that can be used anywhere.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org