Author Archives: Anne Leonard

OpenLab workshops & recommended textbooks

The OpenLab is hosting office hours and holding workshops all semester:

OpenLab Tools, Tips, and Tricks
Learn new skills for working with the OpenLab.
Thursday, October 1, 1:00pm-2:00pm (AG-21, inside Learning Center, AG-18)

Presenting Yourself Online
Learn how the OpenLab can help you build a more professional profile online.
Tuesday, November 3, 1:30pm-2:30pm (G604)
Wednesday, December 9, 3:00-4:00pm (A540, inside library)

Office Hours: Have questions that aren’t covered in our regular workshops? Want to follow up after attending a workshop? These office hours offer the opportunity to meet with a member of the OpenLab Community Team for face-to-face support. All office hours will be held in the conference room of the Faculty Commons, N227.
Mondays: 12:00-1:00pm
August 31, October 5, November 2, December 7
Tuesdays: 2:00-3:00pm
September 29, October 27, November 24, December 1
Wednesdays: 12:00-1:00pm
September 9, October 14, November 11, December 9
Thursdays: 1:00-2:00pm
September 17, October 22, November 19, December 3

For more details see the flyer: OpenLab Student Workshops Fall15

There are two recommended textbooks for LIB2205/ARCH2205: Visual Notes for Architects and Designers by Norman Crowe and Paul Laseau, for sale in the City Tech bookstore and soon to be on reserve in the library, and Research Strategies by William Badke, for sale in the bookstore, downloadable as PDF for $10, or on reserve in the library: Z710 .B23 2014.

Don’t forget to leave a comment in response to Prof. Montgomery’s prompt about your research experiences.

Enjoy the holiday weekend, and see you Wednesday.

~Prof. Leonard

Readings for Wednesday, September 2

On Wednesday, September 2 we will conclude our discussion on research methodologies by focusing on primary research, and also discuss the evaluation of information sources — especially internet sources. For Wednesday, please read the following and be prepared to discuss in class:

~Prof. Leonard