Library Workshops for Introductory Level Courses

Library Workshops run from September 15, 2016 through November 29th, 2016 during Club Hours (3:00 – 4:00 pm) and selected evenings and weekends.

Please see calendar below. The workshops are also appropriate for introductory level courses such as English 111, SPD 101, SKO 101, and immersion courses such as CLIP and PASS classes.

Unless otherwise specified, all instruction sessions take place in the Library Learning Lab, 1L-214.

There are 4 different Library Workshops, all worth CC CLUE credit. Each workshop is offered at 3 different times over the course of the semester.

1. Evaluating Web Sites When Conducting Academic Research (CC CLUE Event)

Learn how to critically evaluate web sites when you do research online. Learn about bias and authority when selecting web sites for academic research purposes. This workshop addresses how we can successfully determine the quality and credibility of web sites on the World Wide Web. Offered Thurs Sept 15 (3pm-3:45pm), Wed Oct 19 (6pm-6:45pm), and Thurs Nov 10 (3pm-3:45pm)

2. Getting Your Research Paper Done Right (CC CLUE Event)

Learn how to use the CSI Library Resources when locating books and articles to successfully complete your research papers. Learn how to find books using OneSearch and find articles using databases such as EBSCO’s Academic Search Complete. This workshop will also introduce you to Gale Virtual Reference Library, a database of encyclopedias and other online reference tools. Lastly, this workshop will identify the differences between popular sources and scholarly sources. Offered Sat, Sept 24, 1pm – 1:45pm, Tue, Oct 25, 3pm – 3:45pm, and Tue, Nov 29, 3pm – 3:45pm

3. Introduction to Citation Styles and Avoid Plagiarism: MLA (CC CLUE Event)

This workshop will discuss how you can prevent plagiarism by learning how to cite your sources using MLA style. This workshop will discuss the importance of preventing plagiarism in academia. You will also learn about different citation styles and by the end of this workshop, you will learn how to cite a variety of sources in MLA style. Offered

Wed, Sept 21, 6pm – 6:45pm, Thu, Oct 13, 3pm – 3:45pm, and Sat, Nov 19, 1pm – 1:45pm

4. Introduction to Citation Styles and Avoid Plagiarism: APA (CC CLUE Event)

This workshop will discuss how you can prevent plagiarism by learning how to cite your sources using APA style. This workshop will discuss the importance of preventing plagiarism in academia. You will also learn about different citation styles and by the end of this workshop, you will learn how to cite a variety of sources in APA style. Offered Tue, Sept 27, 3pm – 3:45pm, Sat, Oct 22, 1pm – 1:45pm, and Mon, Nov 14, 6pm – 6:45pm.

We recommend that you register using the form below. Please select a date from the calendar below.

Click on the date and time of the workshop you want to attend, and then click on “Click here to sign up!” to register.

For further information on library workshops for English 111, contact Prof. Mark Aaron Polger at 718.982.4065 or markaaron.polger@csi.cuny.edu