Library Workshop Descriptions
Visit the Library Instruction and Workshops LibGuide for information about instruction services.
More workshops are being developed. Visit the Workshops page to check for additional offerings for the Fall 2012 semester.
Library and Writing Center Series: Help Planning and Writing Your Research Paper
The week after each workshop, a study group will meet to help implement learning from the previous workshop. Attending a workshop is not a requirement for attending a study group, but is highly recommended.
Download a flyer for this workshop series here.
Planning your research paper and finding your sources
Workshop: Wed Sept 19
Study Group: Wed Sept 26
- analyzing the assignment
- finding and narrowing your focus
- finding library resources for your topic
APA documentation and RefWorks citation management
Workshop: Wed Oct 3
Study Group: Wed Oct 10
- accurately documenting your research
- help with APA
- using RefWorks
Paraphrasing and plagiarism
Workshop: Wed Oct 17
Study Group: Wed Oct 24
- how to paraphrase
- how to avoid plagiarism
- with some talk about organization
- with some talk about development
Workshop: Wed Nov 7
Study Group: Wed Nov 14
- clear, concise sentences
- final check