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Library Workshops: Expand Your Toolkit for Success

Thu, January 25, 2018 12:10 PM to Thu, May 31, 2018 11:00 PM

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

 

Managing Information

RefWorks for Grad Students Feb 6
RefWorks Workshop                                                                Feb 16 | March 2 | March 23
File Management Workshop Feb 9 | Feb 20

 

Digital Citizenship

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                         

 

Open Access

Understanding the UC Open Access Policies May 22
Open Access Publishing / Creative Commons / eScholarship May 22

For workshop descriptions and to register, click here.