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Our workshops in the fall will be offered via Zoom. The dates and times are listed below. Previous recordings of our workshops are available. Just click on a workshop title to expand the page to find the links.

Fall 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 Sept. 8, 2021 2:30-3:20 pm

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Workshop Recording - Sept. 8, 2021 by Academic Skills Peer Mentor Modupe (33 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 Sept. 15, 2021 11:30 am-noon

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Attend this short workshop to learn some quick tips to help you be a more productive researcher.

Friday Sept. 24, 2021 12:30-1 pm Register via Zoom

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.

Monday Oct. 4, 2021 2:30-3:20 pm Register via Zoom
Wednesday Oct. 13, 2021 2:30-3:20 pm Register via Zoom
Thursday Nov. 18, 2021 2:30-3:20 pm Register via Zoom

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Workshop Recording - Feb. 8, 2021 by Academic Skills Peer Mentor Erica (43 mins)

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.

Wednesday Oct. 6, 2021 1:30-2 pm Register via Zoom

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

Wednesday Oct. 27, 2021 10:30-11:20 am Register via Zoom

Come to this workshop to learn some practical tips for creating an engaging tool for communicating your research.

Wednesday Nov. 3, 2021 10:30-11:20 am Register via Zoom

Inclusive citing is the practice of consciously examining the representation (race, gender, global positioning, education, etc.) of the scholars and creators we cite to intentionally cultivate an inclusive set of references in our research. Attend this workshop to learn more about inclusive citing and to reflect upon your personal citation practices.

Wednesday Nov. 17, 2021 2:30-3:20 pm Register via Zoom

We may often take for granted our access to scholarly literature and other information sources. It’s worth considering many do not have the same access, such as citizens not affiliated with a university, or students and scholars once they leave the institution. What are the real-life impacts of the disparity of information access? This workshop will introduce the concept of information privilege and the importance of open access.

Friday Nov. 19, 2021 12:30-1:20 pm Register via Zoom

You may hear a lot about academic integrity from your professors. Attend this workshop to learn what you need to know when working on your assignments and where to find more information.

Wednesday Nov. 24, 2021 2:30-3:20 pm Register via Zoom

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 practice your searching skills.

Tuesday Sept. 21, 2021 10:30 am-noon Susan Bolton, Librarian Register via Zoom

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

The online environment gives researchers more opportunities than ever to establish themselves in specific research areas, to promote their research, and to track the impact made by their scholarly contributions. Come to this session to find out about some of the most commonly-used tools and metrics to track and enhance your scholarly impact. You will learn about ORCID, Google Scholar profiles, ResearchGate, Twitter, citations, altmetrics, and more.

Tuesday Nov. 16, 2021 10-11 am Helen Power, Librarian Register via Zoom

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Workshop Recording - Nov. 17, 2020 by Librarian Candice Dahl (50 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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