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Our workshops in the winter will be offered via Zoom. Previous recordings of our workshops are available. Just click on a workshop title to expand the page to find the links.

Winter Workshops

Did you know the University Library has more than just books? Attend this introductory workshop to learn about the various resources and supports available at the library, such as laptop lending, group study rooms, how to decipher call numbers, the Writing Help Centre, and more!

Wednesday Jan. 12, 2022 11:30 am-12:20 pm

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Workshop Recording - Jan. 12, 2022 by Academic Skills Peer Mentor Modupe (41 mins)

Often the most challenging part of starting your research is choosing a topic and getting started. Attend this short workshop to learn about the process of refining your topic.

Wednesday Jan. 19, 2022 2:30-3 pm Register

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Formulating a research question is an essential first step in the research process. Attend this short workshop to learn about the process of developing a good research question.

Tuesday Jan. 25, 2022 11:30 am-noon Register

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Attend this workshop to enhance your search skills. Learn about scholarly journal articles and how to effectively find them using USearch and other search tools.

Thursday Jan. 27, 2022 2:30-3:20 pm Register

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Attend this workshop to advance your skills in identifying relevant and credible sources for your next research project.

Wednesday Feb. 2, 2022 2:30-3:20 pm Register

A good quality literature review begins with a comprehensive search of the available research. This session will help you identify various research resources, provide effective search tips, and introduce tools to organize your references. The second half of the workshop will be facilitated time to ask questions and practice your searching skills.

Thursday Jan. 13, 2022 noon-1:30 pm Carolyn Doi and Angie Gerard, Librarians Register

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Workshop Recording - Jan. 14, 2021 by Librarian Susan Murphy (54 mins)

Come to this workshop to learn some practical tips for creating an engaging tool for communicating your research. Time permitting, some workshop participants will have the opportunity to share their progress on their own posters for group feedback.

Thursday Feb. 10, 2022 1-1:50 pm Register

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Previously offered workshops

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Top Five Research Tips
Workshop Recording - Sept. 24, 2021 by Academic Skills Peer Mentor Ora (21 mins)
How to Create a Research Poster
Workshop Recording - Nov. 3, 2021 by Academic Skills Peer Mentor Emily (42 mins)
Check Your Information Privilege
Workshop Recording - Nov. 19, 2021 by Academic Skills Peer Mentor Ora (16 mins)

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Did you miss a workshop? Are you not able to find a workshop topic that you'd like to see? Find Online Help online help, visit the Research Help desk, or contact a librarian in your subject area.

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