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APA Formatting Made EZ with Microsoft Word - Library Led Academic Literacy Workshop

January 31, 2020

Attend this library-led workshop to learn how to correctly format your APA papers using Microsoft Word. Leave with a sample document in the newly updated APA 7th edition ready for you to customize with your essay.

MLA Formatting Made EZ with Microsoft Word - Library Led Academic Literacy Workshop

January 31, 2020

Attend this library-led workshop to learn how to correctly format your MLA papers using Microsoft Word. From margins to hanging indents in the Works Cite page, we've got you covered. Leave with a sample document ready for you to customize with your essay.

Wikipedia and Other Pre-Research Tools - Library Led Academic Literacy Workshop

February 07, 2020

Attend this library-led workshop to learn how to use Wikipedia to start your research. We’ll explain its “verifiability” standards, teach you how to quickly evaluate its entries, and show how to move from it to more academic sources.

Selecting a “Just Right” Topic - Library Led Academic Literacy Workshop

February 14, 2020

Attend this library-led workshop to learn how to how to get from an assignment to a thesis statement. Topic selection, the first step in paper writing, is often the most difficult. It can’t be too broad or too specific, but needs to be “just right.”

Know Your Sources - Library Led Academic Literacy Workshop

February 21, 2020

Attend this library-led workshop to learn the differences between a journal, a scholarly article and peer-review. Different source types have different uses in your research. Know your sources!

Research Skills: Finding the Good Stuff - Library Led Academic Literacy Workshop

February 28, 2020

Attend this library-led workshop to learn how to find the college-level sources your research papers need and your instructors require.

Annotated Bibliography - Say What? - Library Led Academic Literacy Workshop

March 06, 2020

Attend this library-led workshop to learn the what, why and how of creating an annotated bibliography, including the difference between summary, evaluation and reflection annotations.

MLA Works Cited: Do It Easy. Do It Right! - Library Led Academic Literacy Workshop

March 13, 2020

Attend this library-led workshop to learn about making the MLA works cited page, the MLA citation's elements, and how you can apply their pattern to cite any source.

APA Reference List: Do It Easy. Do It Right! - Library Led Academic Literacy Workshop

April 03, 2020

Attend this library-led workshop to learn how to create reference list entries in APA 7th edition citation style. Learn APA citation basics and how you can apply them to cite websites, journal articles and more.