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- Researching in the library
- The way of APA
- Zotero for bibliographies and more
- Open Access Week workshops
- Drop-in – writing assistance
Discover our general library workshops and more below.
Researching in the library
Learn tips for navigating the library onsite and online, developing topics, and finding the scholarly sources you need. 90 minutes.
The way of APA
Learn to cite sources and format papers in the APA style. 90 minutes.
|Monday, October 28||10:15 to 11:45 a.m.||Webster Library, LB-205||Register|
Zotero for bibliographies and more
Zotero is a free and open-source bibliography builder that helps you collect, organize, cite, and share your research. Create reference lists in APA, MLA and other formats and organize your citations with tags and collections. Anyone can get a Zotero account for free and this workshop will tell you everything you need to know to get started.
Library laptops are provided but consider bringing your own with Zotero 5.0 + Zotero Connector preinstalled. 90 minutes.
Open Access Week workshops
Open Access Week is a global event where academics and researchers share what they know with others in order to promote Open Access and its potential benefits.
Here is a list of the different workshops offered from October 21 - November 1, 2019:
- Proposal to publication: What authors should know about scholarly book publishing
- Introduction to the Concordia Open Data Program
- Using and sharing open access content: Creative Commons licenses
- "I paid $0 for my textbooks!" - How open educational resources make course materials affordable
- Open data in Québec
- Round table discussion on Wikipedia, translation, and open access
- Copyright and your thesis
- Selecting quality open access journals for publishing your research
- Open source hardware in research
Drop-in writing assistance
Need help with your essay?
Vanier Library, 1st floor
Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Webster Library, 3rd floor (near LB-331 Office of the University Librarian)
Wednesdays 1 to 4 p.m.
Though writing assistants can't edit or proofread your papers, they can help you improve your writing skills and help you clarify, develop and present your ideas in a format that meets the requirements of your specific assignments.