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Events and Workshops

Fri01Sep Library Game Night
Dunbar Library; 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Students, unwind from your first week of class with free pizza and soda, plus board games, video games (PC and console), and more at Dunbar Library on September 1st from 6:30 to 10:00 p.m. The library will be closed for all other business, so relax, play, and enjoy as you wrap up the first week of classes. Wright1 card required for entry! Learn more about this fun event.

Library Game Night is sponsored by: CaTS, The Division of Business and Finance, Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs, Residence Services, Friends of the Libraries, and the University Libraries.

 
 
 
Thu07Sep More Than Books: What The Library Can Do For You (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 3:30 pm - 4:25 pm
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Helpful, friendly people. Convenient online articles and books. A multimedia lab. Places to study for groups and for individuals. Coffee. Games. Current print books. Where can you find all of this great stuff? In the Dunbar Library! If you still think all libraries have to offer are dusty old books then come discover all the cool things the library offers you for work and for fun! Registration is required.

 
 
 
Tue26Sep Detecting CRAAP: Evaluating Information Sources (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 3:30 pm - 4:25 pm
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How do you know if the article you found is good enough to use for your assignment? Learn strategies for evaluating sources whether you find them on the Internet, in the library, or in the library's databases. Students practice applying the CRAAP Test criteria to information sources. Registration is required.

 
 
 
Wed27Sep More Than Books: What The Library Can Do For You (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 4:00 pm - 4:55 pm
Register

Helpful, friendly people. Convenient online articles and books. A multimedia lab. Places to study for groups and for individuals. Coffee. Games. Current print books. Where can you find all of this great stuff? In the Dunbar Library! If you still think all libraries have to offer are dusty old books then come discover all the cool things the library offers you for work and for fun! Registration is required.

 
 
 
Thu28Sep Integrating Your Sources (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 3:30 pm - 4:40 pm
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You've searched for articles and books and you have a list of sources that are on your topic. Now how are you supposed to use them in your paper? In this workshop, staff from the Writing Center and a librarian will take you through the process of integrating those sources in your paper. Learn how to quote and paraphrase while avoiding plagiarism and keeping your voice the focus of your paper. Registration is required.

 
 
 
Tue03Oct Stop Searching and Start Finding (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 2:00 pm - 2:55 pm
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Sorting through different information sources can be stressful. You've heard that using the library databases give you better results, but how do you find them? With the help of Jimmy Fallon and Jonah Hill, we'll explore how to search the databases to find better results faster and easier.

 
 
 
Tue10Oct Google Like a Pro (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 3:00 pm - 3:55 pm
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Do you love Google, but hate filtering through millions of results to find the type of information you need? Learn some of the tips and tricks of the information pros for how to make your use of Google more efficient for your information needs. Registration is required.

 
 
 
Wed11Oct 3 Simple Steps to Reading Scholarly Articles (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 4:00 pm - 4:55 pm
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Are you dreading reading through those 8-20 page articles you found for your paper? Do they seem like they are written in a different language? Never fear! In this workshop, you will learn strategies for making sense of those long, and let's face it, sometimes boring, articles. Registration is required.

 
 
 
  Finding the "Perfect Source" (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm
Register

Does this scenario sound familiar? You've searched through many of the libraries' databases using words that describe your subject, but nothing in your results list stands out to you as right on-topic. Luckily, you are not alone! We can help you locate sources that will be useful, and we'll reveal that special perfect source that ties it all together. Registration is required.

 
 
 
Thu12Oct Integrating Your Sources (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 4:40 pm - 5:50 pm
Register

You've searched for articles and books and you have a list of sources that are on your topic. Now how are you supposed to use them in your paper? In this workshop, staff from the Writing Center and a librarian will take you through the process of integrating those sources in your paper. Learn how to quote and paraphrase while avoiding plagiarism and keeping your voice the focus of your paper. Registration is required.

 
 
 
Wed18Oct Detecting CRAAP: Evaluating Information Sources (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 2:00 pm - 2:55 pm
Register

How do you know if the article you found is good enough to use for your assignment? Learn strategies for evaluating sources whether you find them on the Internet, in the library, or in the library's databases. Students practice applying the CRAAP Test criteria to information sources. Registration is required.

 
 
 
Tue24Oct Finding the "Perfect Source" (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 3:30 pm - 4:25 pm
Register

Does this scenario sound familiar? You've searched through many of the libraries' databases using words that describe your subject, but nothing in your results list stands out to you as right on-topic. Luckily, you are not alone! We can help you locate sources that will be useful, and we'll reveal that special perfect source that ties it all together. Registration is required.

 
 
 
Wed25Oct Stop Searching and Start Finding (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 4:30 pm - 5:25 pm
Register

Sorting through different information sources can be stressful. You've heard that using the library databases give you better results, but how do you find them? With the help of Jimmy Fallon and Jonah Hill, we'll explore how to search the databases to find better results faster and easier.

 
 
 
Tue07Nov 3 Simple Steps to Reading Scholarly Articles (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 3:30 pm - 4:25 pm
Register

Are you dreading reading through those 8-20 page articles you found for your paper? Do they seem like they are written in a different language? Never fear! In this workshop, you will learn strategies for making sense of those long, and let's face it, sometimes boring, articles. Registration is required.

 
 
 
Wed08Nov Google Like a Pro (Research Toolkit Series)
Room 241/242, Dunbar Library; 3:00 pm - 3:55 pm
Register

Do you love Google, but hate filtering through millions of results to find the type of information you need? Learn some of the tips and tricks of the information pros for how to make your use of Google more efficient for your information needs. Registration is required.