Sheridan Libraries Online Workshops

Spring 2015

Track, Manage, and Organize Your Research: RefWorks Workshop February 24 2015

Tuesday, Feb. 24th, 6-7pm

This is an online event.

To register, visit the event page on Eventbrite.

Track, Manage, and Organize Your Research: RefWorks Workshop February 26 2015

Thursday, Feb. 26th, 6-7pm

This is an online event.

To register, visit the event page on Eventbrite.
RefWorks offers you a place to store references to articles, books, book chapters, and other items you want to cite in your papers, projects, and research work. Our RefWorks Guide provides some assistance with the program. RefWorks lets you:

* Organize your references
* Store full text documents in your RefWorks account or use FindIt to easily navigate to documents
* Create bibliographies
* Pull references into your Word documents
If you're new to RefWorks, or just have some questions about it, please join us in this interactive workshop!

This workshop is free to current faculty, staff, and students.

Jump Start the Research Process Workshop Spring 2015

Tuesday, March 3rd, 6-7pm

This is an online event.

If your find yourself wondering "Where do I start?" when it comes to researching this is the workshop for you!


We'll cover the basics of the research process from topic choice to bibliography. Then go into how to start researching from topic and keyword choice, searching for material taking advantage of the library's resources, how to put your information together, and how to properly cite your sources.


To register, visit the event page on Eventbrite

Academic Apps Online Workshop Spring 2015

Thursday, March 5th, 6-6:30pm

This is an online event.

In this whirlwind show & tell, we will recommend the best apps (iOS and Android platforms) for use in your academic life. We'll look at apps for productivity, research, note-taking, e-reading, presentations, and more. Some apps we'll cover include: Evernote (and the Evernote Suite), Pocket, Dropbox, Feedly, Haiku Deck and Clear.


This workshop is for the novice user as well as those well versed in apps. Come to find a new favorite or to set up your smart phone or tablet to aid in your research on the go!


To register, visit the event page on Eventbrite

Sit Back, Relax, and Let the Information Come to You: Using RSS Feeds and Email Alerts in your Research Strategy

Tuesday, March 10th, 6-7pm

This is an online event.

Stay up to date in your research by setting up RSS feeds and email alerts. These tools will automatically send information to you on a regular basis, so you do not have to conduct the same search every few days or weeks to make sure you’re not missing new information. Save time and never miss out on new research again!


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Crap or CRAAP? Is anything I find online okay for my research paper, or is it all crap?

Tuesday, March 24th, 6-7pm

This is an online event.

Not everything found through a Google search is bad information - there is some great information online that can inform any research project. But it’s sorting the good from the bad that can be tricky. Learn strategies on how to evaluate your information using the “CRAAP” test, and determine whether or not what you found is crap.


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Just Google it: Using Google Effectively in Your Research

Thursday, March 26th, 6-7pm

This is an online event.

Sometimes you just have the urge to do your research and Google. It’s so easy to use! But you've probably found that when it comes to scholarly research, Google doesn't always have everything you need. In this workshop, learn about when and how to use Google effectively, including Google Scholar.


To register, visit the event page on Eventbrite