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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 Community College and the Seattle Community College District, as well as to members of our surrounding community. Advanced sign up is encouraged, but all walk-ins are welcomed.  

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Spring 2014 Library Workshop Schedule

Using Business Databases
Thursday April 17th 1-1:50pm

Learn how to search for company information, demographics and business information on a variety of databases, including Mergent’s Online, Simply Map, and Hospitality and Tourism Complete (Nelson)

The Library at a Distance
Wednesday April 30th 11-11:50am

Is much of your research and studying done off campus?  Learn how to access Library resources and services 24 hours a day from any computer or device with an Internet connection.  Learn how to check out library material even if you can’t physically get to the library, how to chat with a librarian any time you need and even which apps and websites will help with your research.  (Wilkins)

Finding the Law and Legal Information
Thursday May 1st  1-1:50pm

Interested in the law or legal information?  The Internet has made it possible for individuals to much more easily access the Law, which belongs to all of us. (Nelson)

Writing MLA Citations
Thursday May 8th 12-12:50pm

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.  (Sunde)

Using Online Sources for Images, Art, and Photographs 
Thursday May 8th 1-1:50pm

Interested in using images, art or photographs from the Internet? There are visual resources out there that you can legally and ethically utilize. (Nelson)

Writing APA Citations
Thursday May 15th 12-12:50pm

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.  (Sunde)

The Art of Staying Up to Date
Wednesday May 21st 10-10:50am

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.  And where does one find the time to stay current on hobbies, sports and other interests. 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. (Wilkins)

Finding Articles for Your Research Paper
Thursday May 22nd 2-2:50pm

We'll explore how to use the library website and databases. Bring a topic and I'll show you which database would work best for you. (Naylor)

 

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