Information Fluency in Classics: A Workshop for Undergraduates

Dates: June 20-29, 2017
CHS Seminar FacilityThe Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC offers a workshop to introduce undergraduates to important sources of information for the study of classics and develop their ability to access, evaluate, and manage resources in a variety of formats. Participants will also explore the broader landscape of scholarly communication and how it is currently evolving. The workshop sessions cover a variety of topics from search techniques to linked open data. The program also includes visits to area institutions and guest speakers. The application deadline is April 1, 2017. Responses to the questionnaires for references are due no later than April 7, 2017.
Phoebe Acheson, who maintains Becoming a Classics Librarian, will lead the workshop. She has worked at the University of Georgia Library as a Reference Associate and liaison to the Classics department. Phoebe has an M.A. in Classical Archaeology from the University of Cincinnati and an M.L.S. from North Carolina Central University. She is currently the Grants Resource Librarian at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
There is no program fee or cost for housing on campus. Participants are responsible for their transportation costs and for some meals.
For additional information, such as eligibility criteria and the online application, please visit the CHS dedicated webpage.