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Workshop Schedule

The Mansfield Library Workshop Series is in full swing.  Check out the calendar below for the full schedule of events for the semester. Don't worry if you can't make it to a scheduled workshop, you can email us any time and we can set up a time to meet.  Additionally, feel free to stop by the reference desk or visit the library homepage at www.lib.umt.edu and chat with a librarian.

Spring Workshop Schedule

Day Date Topic Time Room
Tuesday February 6, 2018 Jumpstart Your Research 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Wednesday February 7, 2018 Jumpstart Your Research 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Tuesday February 13, 2018 Cite it Right with RefWorks 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Wednesday February 14, 2018 Cite it Right with RefWorks 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Tuesday February 20, 2018 Jumpstart Your Research at Missoula College 2:00-3:00pm Missoula College - 228
Wednesday February 21, 2018 Jumpstart Your Research at Missoula College 2:00-3:00pm Missoula College - 228
Tuesday February 27, 2018 Who Can You Trust? 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Wednesday February 28, 2018 Who Can You Trust? 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Tuesday March 6, 2018 Jumpstart Your Research 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Wednesday March 7, 2018 Jumpstart Your Research 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Monday March 12, 2018 Search Strategies for Music Resources 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Tuesday March 13, 2018 Cite it Right with RefWorks 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Wednesday March 14, 2018 Cite it Right with RefWorks 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Thursday March 15, 2018 Conducting a Literature Review 2:00-3:30pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Tuesday March 20, 2018 Grant Research 101: the Foundation Center 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Wednesday March 21, 2018 Grant Research 101: the Foundation Center 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Tuesday April 3, 2018 Who Can You Trust? 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Wednesday April 4, 2018 Who Can You Trust? 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Tuesday April 10, 2018 Jumpstart Your Research 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Wednesday April 11, 2018 Search Strategies for Music Resources 12:00-1:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Wednesday April 11, 2018 Jumpstart Your Research 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Tuesday April 17, 2018 Cite it Right with RefWorks 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Wednesday April 18, 2018 Search Strategies for Music Resources 1:00-2:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Wednesday April 18, 2018 Cite it Right with RefWorks 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284

Workshop Descriptions

CITE IT RIGHT WITH REFWORKS - Learn how to use RefWorks to organize, cite, and share your research.  RefWorks is a research tool that allows you to store your electronic articles and citations in one place for easy access.  It also creates citations and references automatically. It's like magic!

CONDUCTING A LITERATURE REVIEW - Strategies for effectively researching and writing a literature review.  Co-taught by the Library and the Writing Center, topics include research strategies, literature appraisal methods, critical reading strategies, ways to organize and compare research, and methods of organizing and writing a literature review.

GRANT RESEARCH 101: USING THE FOUNDATION CENTER ONLINE - Do you need to find information on grants or nonprofits? Learn how to use the Foundation Center's database to locate grantmakers and their grants.

JUMPSTART YOUR RESEARCH - Get to know your library and learn how to use the library's resources for academic research. This workshop will teach you how to use OneSearch, the library’s databases, e-journals, research guides, and much more.

JUMPSTART YOUR RESEARCH AT MISSOULA COLLEGE - Get to know the Missoula College Library and learn how to use the library's resources for academic research. This workshop will teach you how to use OneSearch, the library’s databases, e-journals, research guides, and much more.

SEARCH STRATEGIES FOR MUSIC RESOURCES - This workshop will give you tips and tricks for searching music resources in the Mansfield Library, and help you interpret your search results.  Come make finding music your forte!

WHO CAN YOU TRUST? - This workshop will discuss decoding websites and social media, the importance of net neutrality, search engine bias, and provide tools for identifying clickbait, like-farming, viral news, miracle cures, and echo chambers.

Ask Us! We're Here to Help

Visit the Information Center for research assistance from 9am-6pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm Friday and 1pm-5pm on Sunday. Staff are also available during library hours to assist with your check out, interlibrary loan, or tech support needs. View the Mansfield Library hours.


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