Your librarians are hosting a suite of workshops to help you expand your toolkit for success. The workshops range from introductory research skills to digital citizenship. Whether you need some help getting started with your research or you want to expand your knowledge, there's something here for everyone.
Most workshops will be offered multiples times throughout the semester and range from 20 to 50 minutes. All workshops are created and instructed by your UC Merced librarians.
Click on the date next to the workshop title for the workshop description and to register. You can also view all spring 2018 workshops here.
View/download the workshop poster here.
Web Evaluation & News Sources Series
|Be Your Own Web Fact Checker||Feb 6 | April 2|
|Know & Evaluate Your News Source||Feb 7 | April 3|
|Find News Sources with Library Databases||Feb 8 | April 4|
Research Starters Series
|Start Your Search Here: Using Academic Search Complete||March 15 | March 20 | April 19 | April 24|
|Understanding MLA 8th Edition||March 15 | March 21 | April 24|
|Jump Into the Deep Web: Locate the Best Databases for Your Research||March 16 | April 19 | April 23|
|Crafting a Search: Three Strategies||March 16 | March 20 | April 20 | April 25|
|Locating Scholarly Articles & Understanding Peer Review||March 19 | April 23 | April 25|
|The Big Picture: APA Basics||March 19 | March 21 | April 20|
Databases & Search Tools
|Nexis Uni||Feb 22 | March 16|
|SAGE Research Methods||Feb 22 | March 9|
|Wikipedia 101||March 8|
|Finding Articles with Google Scholar||March 14|
|Working with Images Responsibly||April 19|
|RefWorks for Grad Students||Feb 6|
|RefWorks Workshop||Feb 16 | March 2 | March 23|
|File Management Workshop||Feb 9 | Feb 20|
|Digital Identity & Privacy||Feb 6|
|Managing Your Online Academic Identity||April 17|
Special Research Topics
|Finding & Evaluating Government Statistics||March 15|
|Finding Health Information Online||April 4|
|Understanding the UC Open Access Policies||May 22|
|Open Access Publishing / Creative Commons / eScholarship||May 22|
For workshop descriptions and to register, click here.