NEW Dates Added! Spring 2015 Schedule:
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How to register for a library workshop:
IMPORTANT: you must successfully complete all technical and set-up requirements below before registering
Minimum Technical Requirements:
NOTE: technical support for Collaborate is NOT provided by the College.
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If you need to request accommodations on the basis of a disability, please contact Disability Services @ x2201 or Disability.Services@esc.edu) when you register. The library workshops use a combination of visual and audio media that may necessitate the use of accommodations. Requests for accommodations should be submitted as early as possible to allow for sufficient planning. If you have questions, please visit the disability services website (http://www.esc.edu/disabilityservices) or contact the office at x2201 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
a. Research Skills 1:
You will learn how to:
How to effectively and efficiently do research, which includes searchable access to millions of full-text journal & newspaper articles and other resources. Ideal for those new to the college, new to using the online library or doing college-level research.
Note: bring your own research topic to work on.
b. Research Skills 2:
[NOTE: Research Skills 2 is designed for those who have already taken Research Skills 1 above. It is highly recommended you take Research Skills 1 before taking this workshop.]
This session will build on the search skills covered in the first workshop, and discuss other time-saving research skills, such as:
c. Citing Your Sources:
Learn why citing your sources is so important and where to get citation formatting information for styles such as APA, MLA, etc. Ideal for anyone interested in learning how to avoid accidental plagiarism.
d. Books, Reference & Multimedia:
You will learn how to:
How to effectively navigate, search and use the college's e-book and multimedia collections and how to locate print books in nearby libraries. Ideal for those new to the college, new to using the online library or doing college-level research.
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