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SFCC Library Workshops

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

Workshop Guide

Workshop Schedule

SFCC Library Zoom Workshops. All workshops are 50 minutes. Winter 2021: Checkout This Quarter's New Topics.

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

Week 4 - Research Made Easy: Tips & Tools for Organizing Your Research

Date: Thursday, January 28th, 2021 @ 3:00 PM

Learn how to establish good research habits and get helpful tools, such as assignment calculators and knowledge management tools that help manage your time and  organize your research. These tips and tools will save you time and effort for years to come!

Week 5 -  Avoiding Plagiarism

Date: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 @ 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 6 - Incorporating & Citing Sources Into Your Writing 

Date: Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 @ 11:30 AM

Quoting your sources adds authority to your writing, but not if it is done in a haphazard way. In this workshop, learn some techniques for introducing quotes and tying them into the ideas of your writing and  receive some quick tips for creating in-text citations. 

This workshop will feature a collaboration between an English Instructor and Librarian.

Week 7 - Determining Credibility 

Date: Thursday, February 18th, 2021 @ 1:00 PM

Have you found resources but you're not sure if your instructor will accept them as credible? Learn how to effectively locate and evaluate online resources.

Week 8: The Scholarly Conversation & Searching for Articles

Date: Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 @ 3:00 PM

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 9 - Research Strategies: Use Sources You Already Have to Find Other Sources

Date: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 @ 11:30 AM

Learn how to read a bibliography and use it to find other relevant and helpful sources. Saves you time and effort.

Week 10: Citation Generators

Date: Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 @ 1:00 PM

Students will learn how to create citations in MyBib, NoodleTools, 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.