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Workshop Schedule

We're working on digitizing our workshops this semester - stay tuned! See descriptions below for the type of workshops you can expect from us.

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.

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