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Library Events and Workshops: Library Workshops

Contains dates, times, locations, and descriptions of all upcoming library events.


We run two sets of Library Workshops. One at the beginning of the semester and one towards the end of the semester. Please sign up for the workshop so that we will know that you are coming. There are only 15 seats available. Walk-ins are welcome, but know that registered attendees will have preference if full.

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Workshop 1: Choosing A Workable Topic and Planning Your Research

Never had to do a research paper before? Or, want help choosing a workable topic and learn about library resources at the same time?

This workshop will cover how to brainstorm for a topic, how to select a workable topic, and how to plan your research to save time.

Be sure to sign up!

Location: The Libarary, 2nd Floor, Sailhamer Room

What you will need: When you sign up email the Reference Desk your topic or information about your topic.

Mar. 28th, 2017 4:30–5:30pm

Mar. 29th, 2017 10:30–11:30am

Workshop 3: Understanding & Interacting with Resources

Now that you have your resources, how do you use them? In this workshop, we discuss how to understand and critically evaluate resources for your paper. This is a helpful workshop to know how to interact with books and articles in a way that is helpful for your research and for your reader.

Location: The Library, 2nd Floor, Sailhamer Room

April 18th, 2017 4:30–5:30pm

April 19th, 2017 10:30–11:30am

Workshop 2: Choosing the Right Resources for Your Topic

Have you ever wondered, "Is this a good resource for my paper?" This workshop will teach how to streamline your research process to eliminate unnecessary resources for your paper.

We will cover how to find the types of resources you will need from our library (e.g. monographs, commentaries, articles), how to evaluate them, and focus on those that will be most helpful for your project.

Location: The Library, 2nd Floor, Sailhamer Room

April 4th, 2017 4:30–5:30pm

April 5th, 2017 10:30am–11:30am

Workshop 4: Zotero–Help With Turabian and SBL Citation Styles

Zotero is your answer to Turabian and SBL citation problems. Zotero is a free software that you can download that will manage your footnotes and bibliography while you write your paper. We will show you how to use it.

Location: The Library, 2nd Floor, Sailhamer Room

What you will need: Your Computer (or a good memory)

April 25th, 2017 4:30–5:30pm

April 26th, 2017 10:30am–11:30am