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Full Workshop Calendar

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

50 MINUTE RESEARCH WORKSHOPS (DESCRIPTIONS):

Cite it Right: APA & MLA

Not sure what MLA or APA citation styles are? Need to know how to do cite properly? Let the Reynolds Librarians help you get on the right path!
What we'll cover: learn what a citation is and how to identify its parts; how to cite a variety of print and online sources in APA and MLA style using citation tools; learn what the WorldCat "Cite this Item" tool is and how to use it.

EasyBib

Did you know there's a tool to help you cite your sources easily and quickly? Come learn the basics of EasyBib and cite your sources right.
What we'll cover: Learn the basic features of EasyBib; how to create citations and a bibliography for your research paper easily and quickly.

eBooks 101

Bought a cool new tablet but not sure how to use it for research? Bring your tablet or eReader in for a tour of the digital resources of JSRCC Library. No device yet? We have a few to available for test drive on the information highway - no license required!

Interview Smarts

This workshop will cover various tips to help you prepare for your next job interview including: types of interviews, common interview questions, etiquette, and follow-up thank you letters.

Is this Website Credible?

How do you know if that website is any good? Do you believe the information it's telling you? Can you tell by looking? Let the Reynolds Librarians show you how to find a credible website with these 5 short, easy tips.
What we'll cover: learn the specific criteria for evaluating websites including: authority, currency, objectivity, accuracy and coverage. Practice opportunities will be available during the workshop.

Library in your Pocket: Go Mobile @ Reynolds Library

Let's get digital! Get hands-on with the library's ever-increasing collection of eBooks including Safari, EBSCOhost, SciVerse, OverDrive Audio, and more!

Popular Databases: Getting Started

Did your professor assign a paper? Do you need to find an article quickly? Come learn how to use our most popular databases to find the right information for your project.
What we'll cover: Introduction to finding articles and other information using Opposing Viewpoints, Academic Search Complete, Access World News, Factiva and JSTOR.

Research the Smart Way

Getting too many results with that Google search? Need to get a research paper done and not sure how? Learn how to research the smart way with the Reynolds Librarians. We've got everything you need to get started.
What we'll cover: Creating topic ideas; introduce the library catalog and databases as well as search strategies; how to access databases from home; learn the differences between Google and the library.

Resume Rescue

If your resume is looking a little rusty and in need of a few repairs, then this workshop is for you. Come learn about the various resources available to you in creating a winning resume that says "Interview me!"

20 MINUTE RESEARCH WORKSHOPS (DESCRIPTIONS):

Best Database Resources for Position Papers

Eng-112 students listen up! In 20 minutes we'll help you find the articles you need to complete that research assignment. Get hands on help for your topic!

EasyBib Basics

Hate creating citations, but don't have a lot of time? Come to our 20 minute EasyBib session and learn how to cite your sources right.
What we'll cover: Learn the basic features of EasyBib; how to create citations and a bibliography for your research baby easily and quickly.

How to Use the Catalog

Been a while since you searched for a book at the library? Looking for a DVD to watch in your down time? Learn what's available and how to use the library catalog. You might find something new to watch or read!
What we'll cover: Access eBooks and films; learn how to request materials from other libraries, plus more. Be sure to bring your student ID; it's also your library card.

Test Preparation, Skills-Building, & Career Resources: It's All Here!

Need help in preparing for job certification tests or entrance exams? Need help in improving your writing, computer, or other workplace skills? This quick session will get you started with using the Mometrix eLibrary and LearningExpress Library, online tools which provide practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks to help you succeed.