Research Strategies. Tips for developing a research topic including how to do subject and keyword searches. This is a good workshop to start with.
Finding Books. The basics of effectively searching for books, e-books, and other library materials and an overview of the features of the library catalog.
Finding Periodical Articles Online. An overview of Gale Academic OneFile and EBSCOhost Academic Search Premier, including how to locate scholarly articles and narrow a search to get more relevant information —a must for anyone doing a research paper.
Beyond Basic Google Searching. A workshop focusing on advanced search techniques in Google and other web resources to find sources appropriate for academic research.
Ethics in Research. Examines the legal and ethical issues of information use, including plagiarism, documentation of sources, and copyright.
Internet Evaluation. A review of the five simple steps that can be used to determine the reliability of information found on the web--essential for anyone who intends to use the Internet for research purposes.
Evaluating Print Sources. How to use Contemporary Authors, Book Review Digest, and Magazines for Libraries to validate the quality of print sources.