Library Seminars: 8-12 October 2012

Author: Suna Kıraç Library

Library Seminars 5-12 October 2012


A Letter From the History: Primary Resources

Monday, 8th of October, 13.30, Library Meeting Room by Ersan Dur

Primary resources provide firsthand evidence of historical events. They are generally unpublished materials such as manuscripts, photographs, maps, artifacts, audio and video recordings, oral histories, postcards, and posters. In some instances, published materials can also be viewed as primary materials for the period in which they were written. In contrast, secondary materials, such as textbooks, synthesize and interpret primary materials. Following are excerpts and examples from a variety of explanations provided by institutions that utilize primary resources.


Web of Science:  Follow the citations

Tuesday, 9th of October at 15.00, Suna Kıraç Library Room: 129 by Çiğdem Yıldırım

Would you like to learn who cite your articles or works of other  writers?

Web of Science is most known with its citation numbers and impact factors of scholarly journals among the other databases. Therefore, You can spend  your research time more effectively  using the Web of Science.

At the end of this instruction, You are intended to have some important information about the process of selecting publishing, using the search interface and citation connections, the integration with Researcher ID,  as well as saving the results and sending to your mail or to Endnote database.


Make Your Presentation Alive: Using Adobe Captivate

Wednesday, 10th of October at 15.00, Suna Kıraç Library Room: 129 by Sina Mater 

How many times did you fall asleep during the PowerPoint presentation? Many speakers have made several mistakes during their talks, such as speaking to the screen, putting too many things on one slide, and getting lost in the logic and structure of the talk etc. With this seminar we will try to improve your presentation skills and inform you on Adobe Captivate Software which is allowes you to create interactive slideshows, presentations, games, surveys, capturing screen movements, etc.


Good Lawyer = Good Researcher

Thursday, 11th of October at 15.00, Suna Kıraç Library Room: 129 by Kamil Yeşiltaş

As a lawyer, you need some specific clue for collecting data in your research. Law has different type resources and all of them have difficulties for access. In this course you will gain ability how will you described case, which Supreme Court is important in your research area and where will you find the doctrine especially in Turkish Law.


EBRARY: Read From Anywhere at Anytime

Friday, 12th of October at 13.30, Library Meeting Room by Mithat Zencir

Ebrary is an important database which provides access e-books from many subject fields. Now, with the Ebrary database, you can download and read e-books from anywhere, and at any time. In this instructional session, you will learn how to search the Ebrary database and download books.