Amherst Staff Summer Workshop Series

Librarians are offering several summer workshops for members of the Amherst College community. Please use the form at the link below to sign up for the workshops you would like to attend. Workshops will be tailored to the interests of participants based on the form. 

All workshops will be held in the Barker Room in Frost Library.

Register for Classes

Class Descriptions

Academic Research Tools Workshop — Tuesday, August 13th, at 11 a.m.
Learn how to use citation management tools like Zotero or other research, writing, or productivity tools of interest to you. Examples: Evernote, Google Scholar, etc.

Five College Library Resources — Thursday, August 15th, at 1 p.m.
Learn how to take best advantage of all the Five Colleges have to offer. Find books, articles, DVDs, music, and access art collections.

Subscription Database Resources — Tuesday, August 20th, at 11 a.m.
Get started with particular databases available at Amherst. Examples:, newspaper databases, etc.

Finding Reliable Health Information on the Web — Thursday, August 22nd, at 11 a.m.
Learn how and where to search for health information on the web. Get tips for finding health information written in plain language and for getting started with primary scientific literature on health topics.