Need research help? Come to one of our research skills workshops, designed to get you the grade! Please register online.
1. Mastering the Library’s Electronic Resources
Learn how to use the Library’s extensive collection of electronic databases to find the best, most scholarly, and most relevant information available. This is the type of information your professors want you to use in your assignments and essays. Instruction will be given in searching for and retrieving full-text journal articles. The differences between freely-available Internet-based resources and scholarly sources of information will be discussed. 50 minutes
|May 11||Tuesday||5:30 – 6:20 p.m.||ROOM LIB 393A|
|May 19||Wednesday||5:30 – 6:20 p.m.||ROOM LIB 393A|
|May 27||Thursday||11:10 – noon||ROOM LIB 393A|
2. Cite it Right: Creating Bibliographies with
RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that is used to collect, save and organize bibliographic references to journal articles, books, web sites and other sources. RefWorks also assists in ensuring references are cited correctly in accordance with commonly used citation styles, including APA and MLA. This workshop will demonstrate the effective use of RefWorks to export references, create citations and format bibliographies. NOTE: It is recommended that you attend the Mastering the Library’s Electronic Resources session (above) before attending the RefWorks session. 50 minutes
|May 13||Thursday||5:30 – 6:20 p.m.||ROOM LIB 393A|
|May 26||Wednesday||5:30 – 6:20 p.m.||ROOM LIB 393A|
|June 1||Tuesday||2:10 – 3:00 p.m.||ROOM LIB 393A|
3. Advanced RefWorks
Learn how to make the most out of RefWorks to organize your research, cite your sources and create bibliographies. Topics covered include customizing your account, sharing your RefWorks references, editing output styles to meet publication requirements, advanced RefWorks searching, and creating and storing RSS feeds. A brief demo of Wizfolio, a comparator product currently being trialled in Ontario university libraries, will also be covered.
PLEASE NOTE: This session is recommended for faculty and graduate students, as it is targeted to users with RefWorks experience. Please attend ONLY if you have been to a previous RefWorks workshop OR if you currently have a RefWorks account, are knowledgeable about exporting references from library resources and can create a bibliography with RefWorks.
|June 9||Wednesday||5:30 – 6:20 p.m.||ROOM LIB 393A|