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Registration for general library workshops, Technology Sandbox workshops and GradProSkills Library workshops is now open.

LIBR 100: All in one: Researching in the library

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

Date Time Location Register
Wednesday, January 31 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
Wednesday, February 14 1 to 3 p.m. Vanier Library, VL-203 Register
Tuesday, February 20 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
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LIBR 101: Introduction to library services

Where does Google end and the library begin? How do I make my way around the physical library and the virtual library? What exactly does my student card give me access to?
40 minutes.

Date Time Location Register
Tuesday, January 16 9:30 to 10:10 a.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
Wednesday, January 17 1 to 1:40 p.m. Vanier Library, VL-203 Register
Wednesday, January 24 11:45 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
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LIBR 102: Finding articles at the library

If a researcher makes a similar claim in a peer-reviewed journal article and on their blog, are they equally quotable? Can you identify a scholarly article from the mishmash of other information available online? Have you ever used these in your search: AND OR *()?
40 minutes.

Date Time Location Register
Monday, January 22 1 to 1:40 p.m. Vanier Library, VL-203 Register
Tuesday, January 23 9:30 to 10:10 a.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
Thursday, February 1 9:30 to 10:10 a.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
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LIBR 103: Finding books at the library

How do books on the same topic land in the same place on the library shelves? How do you find the right shelf by looking at the mysterious letters and numbers on a book’s spine? What about when the books aren’t on the shelf, but in the cloud? 40 minutes.

Date Time Location Register
Wednesday, January 24 1 to 1:40 p.m. Vanier Library, VL-203 Register
Thursday, January 25 2:45 to 3:25 p.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
Tuesday, January 30 9:30 to 10:10 a.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
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LIBR 104: First steps for researching your term paper

"One starts from ill-formed general ideas, follows initial leads amid great confusion, and finally ends with a clear and important piece of research." -A. Abbott. 40 minutes.

Date Time Location Register
Monday, January 29 1 to 1:40 p.m. Vanier Library, VL-203 Register
Tuesday, January 30 11:45 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
Tuesday, February 6 9:30 to 10:10 a.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
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LIBR 105: Note-taking strategies for researching your term paper

You have to read the literature on a topic to find the gaps and key ideas, and place yourself in the conversation. How do you take notes and think critically at the same time? How do you summarize the ideas of others while using your own words? 40 minutes.

Date Time Location Register
Wednesday, January 31 1 to 1:40 p.m. Vanier Library, VL-203 Register
Tuesday, February 6 2:45 to 3:25 p.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
Tuesday, February 13 9:30 to 10:10 a.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
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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. 90 minutes.

Date Time Location Register
Wednesday, February 7 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
Monday, February 12 1 to 2:30 p.m. Vanier Library, VL-203 Register
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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.

Date Time Location Register
Wednesday, February 7 1 to 2:30 p.m. Vanier Library, VL-203 Register
Thursday, February 8 9:30 to 11 a.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
Wednesday, February 14 9:30 to 11 a.m. Webster Library, LB-207 Register
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