Library Workshops for English 111

Library Workshops run from September 15, 2016 through November 29th, 2016 during Club Hours (3:00 – 4:00 pm) and selected evenings and weekends.  Unless otherwise specified, all instruction sessions take place in the Library Learning Lab, 1L-214.

Although these workshops are designed for English 111 students, they are also appropriate for those taking introductory level and immersion courses. 

There are 4 different Library Workshops, all worth CC CLUE credit, including:

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

Students will learn how to critically evaluate online materials.  Topics such as bias and authority will be addressed.  By the end of the workshop, students will be able to select quality and credible online resources appropriate for academic research.

Offered Thurs Sept 22 (3pm-3:45pm), Wed Oct 19 (6pm-6:45pm), and Thurs Nov 10 (3pm-3:45pm)

2. Getting Started on your Research Paper (CC CLUE Event)

Students will be introduced to the discovery tool, OneSearch, to find books and articles, as well as specific databases to find reference material and popular and scholarly articles.  By the end of the workshop, students will be able to locate the research materials necessary to complete their assignments.

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 Avoiding Plagiarism: MLA (CC CLUE Event)

This workshop will discuss the issue of plagiarism and the importance of citing properly.  By the end of the workshop, students will be able to avoid plagiarism and cite their sources in MLA.

Offered Wed, Sept 21, 6:30pm – 7:15pm, Thu, Oct 13, 3pm – 3:45pm, and Sun, Nov 20, 1pm – 1:45pm

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

This workshop will discuss the issue of plagiarism and the importance of citing properly.  By the end of the workshop, students will be able to avoid plagiarism and cite their sources in APA.

Offered Tue, Sept 27, 3pm – 3:45pm, Sat, Oct 22, 1pm – 1:45pm, and Mon, Nov 14, 6pm – 6:45pm.

In addition to our CC CLUE Workshops, the Library also has a number of interactive, online tutorials with a quiz  that can printed and given to faculty:

http://guides.library.csi.cuny.edu/OnlineTutorials

Please choose a date from the calendar below and select on “Click here to sign up!” to register.

For further information, contact Prof. Mark Aaron Polger at 718.982.4065 or markaaron.polger@csi.cuny.edu