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Library Workshops

Library workshops teach you valuable skills that help you save time and find what you need.  These free workshops are offered every quarter and fill up fast. All library workshops are held in LIB 105. Library workshops are open to students, faculty and staff of South Seattle College and the Seattle College District, as well as to members of our surrounding community. Advanced sign up is encouraged, but all walk-ins are welcomed.  

Sign up and reserve your spot today! Stop by or call the reference desk, (206) 934-6408.


Fall 2015 Library Workshop Schedule

Writing APA Citations
Thursday November 5th 12:00-1:15pm
Instructor: Esther Sunde

APA citation is used for psychology, nursing and the social sciences—do you have to write a References list for your research paper? Not sure when you need to cite your sources? Wondering how to write citations for online sources? Get answers to all your questions about writing APA citations.

Navigating Library Databases: A Research Primer
Thursday November 5th 2:00-2:50pm
Instructor: Patricia Naylor

Do you need to find articles for your upcoming project or research paper?  In this hands on workshop we’ll explore Library databases and learn how to find journal, newspaper, magazine and reference articles.   Bring your topic and leave with relevant articles and a list of databases that will work best for you.

Business Information is Power
Friday November 6th 1:00-1:50pm
Instructors: Randy Nelson &  Julien Lee

Whether you are researching a billion dollar start up, writing your first business plan, or working on a final paper, you will find that business information is powerful stuff. In this workshop, you will learn how to search for company information, demographics and business information on a variety of databases, including Simply Map, and Hospitality and Tourism.

Writing MLA Citations  
Thursday November 12th 1:00-2:15pm
Instructor: Esther Sunde

MLA citation is used for English and the humanities—do you have to write a Works Cited list for your research paper? Not sure when you need to cite your sources? Wondering how to write citations for online sources? Get answers to all your questions about writing MLA citations.

Unleashing the Academic Power of Your Smart Phone
Wednesday November 18th 12:00-12:50
Instructor: Pamela Wilkins

When it comes to research and academic studies your smart phone is more powerful than you think.  Most smart phones can be used to search library databases, create bibliographies, take notes, dictate papers, watch educational content and scan documents. In this workshop we will explore different ways you can use your smart phone to further your academic studies.

Using Online Sources for Images, Art and Photographs
Friday November 20th 1:00-1:50
Instructor: Randy Nelson

They say a picture is worth a thousand words but using them illegally could get you in a lot of trouble.  Interested in using images, art or photographs from the Internet? Join us as we learn about visual resources where you can legally and ethically utilize images, art and photographs.

Introduction to  lyndaCampus
Weekly* 30 Minutes
Instructor: Pamela Wilkins

Schedule at is an online training library used by academics, enthusiasts, business and now you! South Seattle College students, faculty and staff now have unlimited access to over 3600 video tutorials to learn technology, education, creative and business skills at their own pace. In this 30 minute introductory session get up and running with  Learn how to login, access courses and create your own playlists. Learn new skills to support your job, interests or field of study

Students Sessions - Lib 105

Employee Sessions – TLC

Mon | Nov 2 | 11-11:30

Mon | Nov 2 | 3:30-4

Thurs | Nov 12 | 2-2:30

Thurs | Nov 12 | 2:30-3

Mon | Nov 16 | 2-2:30

Mon | Nov 16 | 2:30-3


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