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Electronic Information Workshops offered by NMSU Library

Several free workshops designed to improve your skills in accessing electronic information resources are being offered this fall by the New Mexico State University Library.

Sessions will be offered on article databases, border and Latin American information, legal research, education research, U.S. government information, and navigating the World Wide Web.

Each hands-on workshop requires a basic knowledge of Windows and the ability to use a mouse. The 90-minute workshops will be held in NMSU's New Library, Room 123, and are open to the campus community and the general public.

Workshops are:

-"Weaving Your Way on the World Wide Web," noon Sept. 8, 9 a.m. Sept. 22 and noon Oct. 1.

-"Legal Research in the Electronic Age," 1 p.m. Sept. 10.

-"Article Databases Unleashed," noon Sept. 15, 8 a.m. Sept. 17 and 3:30 p.m. Sept. 24.

-"Researching Education: Adrift in the Too Much Information Age," 1 p.m. Sept. 17.

-"Stop the Press! U.S. Government Information on the Web," 12:30 p.m. Oct. 8.

-"Using the Web for Academic Research," noon Oct. 11, 9 a.m. Oct. 13 and noon Oct. 22.

-"Border and Latin American Information Sources," 1 p.m. Oct. 15.

Because space is limited, reservations are required for each workshop. To reserve a seat, contact the New Library Reference Desk at 646-5792. Detailed information on the workshops is available on the library's Web page at http//lib.nmsu.edu/instruction/workshops99.html.

For more information, call the library Reference Desk at 646-5792.