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Fall 2016 Workshops

LIBR 101: Introduction to library services​

Learn about library technology, space, services, and resources, and how your library account gives you access to many resources beyond Google. Recommended to all new students. 40 minutes. ​

Library workshops are provided on a drop-in basis; registration is not required.

Date Time Location
Wednesday, September 21 1:00 - 1:40 pm Vanier Library, VL-203
Wednesday, September 28 11:00 - 11:40 am Webster Library, LB-322
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LIBR 102: Finding articles at the library​

Find out what your professors mean when they ask for “peer-reviewed articles,” how to do efficient article searches in library databases, and how to cite articles in the style of your discipline. Recommended to all new students. 40 minutes.

Library workshops are provided on a drop-in basis; registration is not required.

Date Time Location
Tuesday, September 20 1:00 - 1:40 pm Webster Library, LB-322
Wednesday, September 28 11:00 - 11:40 am Vanier Library, VL-203
Tuesday, October 4 3:00 - 3:40 pm Webster Library, LB-322
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LIBR 103: Finding books at the library​

Learn how to navigate the library shelves and online book collection, and how to cite books in the style of your discipline. Recommended to all new students. 40 minutes.

Library workshops are provided on a drop-in basis; registration is not required.

Date Time Location
Tuesday, September 27 11:00 - 11:40 am Webster Library, LB-322
Wednesday, October 5 1:00 - 1:40 pm Vanier Library, VL-203
Thursday, October 13 11:00 - 11:40 am Webster Library, LB-322
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LIBR 104: First steps for researching your term paper

Find out how to develop an effective research question, locate background information, and plan your search. Recommended to all new students who write term papers. 40 minutes.

Library workshops are provided on a drop-in basis; registration is not required.

Date Time Location
Tuesday, October 4 11:00 - 11:40 am Webster Library, LB-322
Wednesday, October 12 11:00 - 11:40 am Vanier Library, VL-203
Thursday, October 20 1:00 - 1:40 pm Webster Library, LB-322
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LIBR 105: Note-taking strategies

​Learn strategies for evaluating information, active note-taking, effective paraphrasing, and citation. Recommended to all new students. 40 minutes.

Library workshops are provided on a drop-in basis; registration is not required.

Date Time Location
Tuesday, October 11 11:00 - 11:40 am Webster Library, LB-322
Wednesday, October 19 1:00 - 1:40 pm Vanier Library, VL-203
Wednesday, October 26 11:00 - 11:40 am Webster Library, LB-322
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LIBR 100: All in one: Researching in the library

​ A condensed version of four of the library’s workshops for new students: Introduction to library services; Finding articles at the library; Finding books at the library; First steps for researching your term paper. 120 minutes.

Library workshops are provided on a drop-in basis; registration is not required.

Date Time Location
Thursday, September 29 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Webster Library, LB-322
Thursday, October 6 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Webster Library, LB-322
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LIBR 202: ​Using Refworks to create bibliographies​​​​

Create perfect reference lists in APA, MLA, Chicago (and many others) instantly! Streamline your research and citation process by managing your sources in an online RefWorks account. All Concordia students get a free RefWorks account, and this workshop will tell you everything you need to know to get started. 90 minutes.

Library workshop are provided on a drop-in basis; registration is not required.

Date Time Location
Thursday, October 13 2:00 - 3:30 pm Webster Library, LB-322
Wednesday, October 19 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Vanier Library, VL-203
Thursday, October 27 1:00 - 2:30 pm Webster Library, LB-322

RefWorks: Online Tutorials

RefWorks not only helps you to store and manage your references, it also works with word-processing applications (like Microsoft Word) to automatically insert citations and create your bibliography or reference list for you.

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LIBR 201: The way of APA

​Learn to cite sources and format papers in the APA style, as well as keep track of sources. 75 minutes.

Library workshops are provided on a drop-in basis; registration is not required.

Date Time Location
Wednesday, November 9 1:00 - 2:15 pm Vanier Library, VL-203
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Graduate and Professional Skills Workshops

GPLL236 - Using RefWorks for Graduates: Citations and Bibliographies Simplified

  • Section 1: Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 1:00 - 3:00 pm

GPLL248 - Understanding & Increasing the Visibility and Impact of your Research

  • Section 1: Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 1:00 - 2:00 pm

GPLL235 - Canadian Statistics and Microdata for the Social Sciences

  • Section 1: Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 10:00 - 11:30 am

GPCB438 - Academic Networking Online: Building a Professional Academic Profile

  • Section 1: Thursday, October 6, 2016, 1:30 - 2:30 pm

GPLL238 - Engineering & Computer Science Graduate Research Essentials

  • Section 2: Friday, October 7, 2016, 9:30 - 11:00 am

GPLL229 - Exploring Research in the Visual Arts

  • Section 1: Thursday, October 20, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

GPLL231 - Library Skills & Resources: Maximize Your Graduate Research Potential

  • Section 2: Friday, November 4, 2016, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

GPLL241 - Copyright and your thesis

  • Section 1: Monday, November 7, 2016, 2:45 - 4:00 pm
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