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SFCC Library Workshops

This guide provides up-to-date information about currently scheduled information literacy workshops.

Workshop Guide

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Workshop Schedule

SFCC Library Zoom Workshops: All Workshops are 50 Minutes

For access to Zoom Meeting links & passcodes please visit the SFCC Library Canvas Shell. 

Week 1: Library Orientation 

Date: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 @ 11:30 AM

Get familiar with all things library, including services and a quick virtual tour. The orientation features how to make the most of your school network ID - downloading Microsoft for free, printing, and signing into library databases.

Week 2: Library Orientation 

Date: Tuesday, September 29th, 2020 @ 11:30 AM

Get familiar with all things library, including services and a quick virtual tour. The orientation feature show to make the most of your school network ID - downloading Microsoft for free, printing, and signing into library databases.

Week 3: Searching for Scholarly Sources & The Scholarly Conversation

Date: Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 @ 11:30 AM

In this workshop, we explore the scholarly conversation. We'll cover how you as a student take part in the scholarly conversation, what a scholarly article is and how to locate them using a library database.

Week 4: Citations 

Date: Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 @ 11:30 AM

Students will learn how to create citations in MyBib and understand the components of a citation. Students will leave with online resources and tips for using citation generators effectively.

Week 5: How to Determine Credibility

Date: Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 @ 11:30 AM

Found resources but not sure if your instructor will accept them? Learn how to effectively locate and evaluate online resources.

Week 6: Avoiding Plagiarism 

Date: Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 @ 11:30 AM

In this workshop, we explore what plagiarism is, how and why it's a form of academic dishonesty, and how you can avoid it. The workshop includes multiple practice scenarios, so students can test their understanding of plagiarism.

Week 7: Become a Google Expert 

Date: Wednesday, November 4th, 2020 @ 11:30 AM

Learn advanced search techniques for navigating Google Scholar to locate scholarly articles online, as well as an overview of general advanced search tricks in Google. Attendees will learn time-saving techniques helpful to all researchers.

Week 8: How to Access Databases & Resources at the Spokane Public Library

Date: Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 @ 11:30 AM

SFCC's partnership with Spokane Public Library (SPL) has drastically expanded our access to databases and streaming video content, such as Kanopy, which offers videos for both education and entertainment.


In this workshop, you'll learn how to create a SPL library cards,  create a Kanopy account, and access other digital resources you can use for school or personal entertainment.

Week 9: Citations 

Date: Wednesday, November 18th 2020 @ 11:30 AM

Students will learn how to create citations in MyBib and understand the components of a citation. Students will leave with online resources and tips for using citation generators effectively.

The Zoom Workshops will include a short assessment to confirm students' attendance and a quick online form to verify students' names and class if your instructor is offering extra credit.

If instructors wish to offer extra credit, the library will email instructors after the workshops to confirm student attendance.

Workshops will not be recorded to respect student privacy.

Any questions, please visit our 24/7 chat with a librarian service.