Library Reference Department Workshops - Instructions will be held in Room 203

  • Searching in Databases 2/9/2023 12:30 PM

General tips on searching databases using different search methods, such as Boolean operators and developing keywords. 

  • Primary Sources 2/16/2023 12:30 PM

Discuss what Primary & Secondary sources are, provide some tips on determining if a source is a primary or secondary source, and discuss some of the primary sources in the Library. 

  • How to Combat Misinformation  2/23/2023 2:00 PM

This session will discuss how to combat misinformation, disinformation, and conspiracy theories using the SIFT method to fact-check websites, blog posts, and social media posts. 

  • How to Use eBooks  3/9/2023 12:30 PM

Discusses what eBooks are, the advantages of using eBooks, and then how to use the eBooks that the West Library has.  Will go into how to access eBooks, print from eBooks, and check out an eBook.  

  • Citation Management   3/30/2023 2:00 PM

This session will introduce students to the Zotero Citation management tool, where you can upload citations to resources for your research projects.  Once uploaded, you can format the list of sources in any citation style that you want and print out your bibliography 

  • Information Literacy 4/20/2023  12:30 PM

According to the American Library Association, “Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.”