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Library Workshops

Library Workshops will be delivered through Zoom for the remainder of Spring 2020.  


To attend a workshop, please sign up through this form at least 1 hour before the workshop.  The day of the workshop, you will receive a reminder email including a link to the Zoom session.  If you would like to receive extra credit, please include your instructor's name in the form.  We will notify your instructor that you attended the workshop.   If you need any assistance or have questions, chat with a librarian using the icon on the lower right hand side of the screen.  


Description:


Library and Information Research


These 60 minute extra-credit workshops, held in the library's lecture room, will teach library and information research skills using print and electronic resources. They will also introduce the library's services and resources. Student will learn to identify and access the various library and information resources; to identify scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals; to search discipline-specific and advanced electronic resources; to do research on the web; to evaluate search results for credible resources; to cite their sources in either MLA or APA styles; and to understand how the proper use and citation of library and information resources helps avoid plagiarism.

 

Spring 2020 Workshop Schedule


February

Monday, Feb. 10, 6:00 - 7:00pm

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 11:00am-12:00pm

Saturday, Feb. 22,11:00am-12:00pm

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 3:00-4:00pm


March

Wednesday, Mar. 4, 1:00-2:00pm

Tuesday, Mar. 10, 5:00-6:00pm

Saturday, Mar. 14, 11:00am-12:00pm

Tuesday, Mar. 17, 3:00-4:00pm

Thursday, Mar. 19, 1:00-2:00pm

Monday, Mar. 30, 6:00-7:00pm


April

Saturday, Apr. 4, 11:00am-12:00pm

Tuesday, Apr. 7, 5:00-6:00pm

Wednesday, Apr. 8, 3:00-4:00pm

Saturday, Apr. 11, 11:00am-12:00pm

Tuesday, Apr. 14, 5:00-6:00pm

Thursday, Apr. 23, 3:00-4:00pm

Tuesday, Apr. 28, 11:00am-12:00pm


May

Monday, May 4, 6:00-7:00pm



Contact:

For information on these workshops, contact Erin Gratz  at egratz@occ.cccd.edu or the librarian's Reference Desk during the library's open hours at (714) 432-5900.

 

The goal or mission of these workshops is based on the ultimate goal or mission of Information Literacy, which is that students learn library and information research skills that make them independent and life-long learners.


Student Learning Outcomes:

When a student has completed these library workshops, he/she will be:

  • Aware how to identify, access, and evaluate credible library and information resources using a variety of search strategies.

  • Aware how to correctly cite library and information resources and avoid plagiarism.