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Library sponsors workshops on searching databases

Jan. 26, 2004

KALAMAZOO--Workshops aimed at building skills in searching two important government databases will be held beginning this week and continue through April in Waldo Library at Western Michigan University.

"How to search the patent database at the United States Patent and Trademark Office" is scheduled for Jan. 29, Feb. 26 and March 25.

"How to find statistical information available in the 2000 Census of Population and Housing" is scheduled for Feb. 12, March 11 and April 8.

All sessions are Thursdays from 3 to 4 p.m. in Classroom B on the lower level of Waldo
Library. The workshops are free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information, contact Michael McDonnell at (269) 387-5187 or <michael.mcdonnell@wmich.edu>.

Media contact: Thom Myers, 269 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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