Library News

Library Research and Citation Workshops
May
19
2020

​The library will be offering daily workshops during the Spring term for students to help boost their research and citation skills. The workshops will be hosted using Blackboard Ultra and students are welcome to drop in during the hour – no registration needed! For all sessions, the first half hour is instruction – and the second half is open for any research and citation questions. 

Monday and Wednesday - 2 to 3 PM                   Tuesday and Thursday - 6 to 7 PM

Citation Crash Course 

Evaluating Information 

Website Boot Camp 

Paraphrasing 101 

 

Tues May 19 

Wed May 20 

Thurs May 21 

Thurs May 28 

Mon May 25 

Tues May 26 

Wed May 27 

Wed June 3 

Thurs June 4 

Mon June 1 

Tues June 2 

Tues June 9 

Wed June 10 

Thurs June 11 

Mon June 8 

Mon June 15 

Tues June 16 

Wed June 17 

Thurs June 18 

Thurs June 25 

Mon June 22 

Tues June 23 

Wed June 24 

Link to the drop-in room: Click here

 

Here’s a quick description of the topics we'll be covering:

  • Citation Crash Course – Struggling with figuring out the difference between an in-text citation and a reference citation? This workshop will give you a quick introduction to the basics of citation. APA and MLA questions welcome! 
  • Evaluating Information - Having a method to evaluate information in play keeps the fake news away! Learn how to DIY evaluation criteria as well as some library tips and tricks on how to determine whether a source is reliable and credible. 
  • Website Bootcamp – this session will show you the ins and outs of using the NorQuest College Library’s website – including searching for scholarly sources, how to find subject-specific databases, and how to use our research guides. 
  • Paraphrasing 101 – Learn how to paraphrase like a pro! This session will guide you through the 6 steps of paraphrasing.