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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!


Fall 2015 Library Workshops

Coming Soon. A list of free library workshops will be available during the first week of the quarter. 


Spring 2015 Library Workshop Schedule

Writing MLA Citations  
Thursday May 7th  11:000-11:50am
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.

The Art of Staying Up to Date
Wednesday May 13th  11:00-11:50am
Instructor: Pamela Wilkins

Keeping up to date on new technologies and trends while trying to stay informed about a chosen field or profession can seem like a full time job.  Learn tips, tricks, tools and resources to help you stay informed about your chosen interests.  Join us as we explore resources, online and in the library that will keep you up to date.

Business Information is Power
Thursday May 14th 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.

Navigating Library Databases: A Research Primer
Thursday May 21st 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. 


Writing APA Citations
Thursday May 28th  1:00-1:50pm
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.

Using Online Sources for Images, Art and Photographs
Thursday May 28th  2:00-2:50pm
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


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