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Library Workshops

Library Workshops will be delivered through Zoom for the remainder of the 2020-21 academic year.  

 

To attend a workshop, please sign up through this form at least 1 hour before the workshop.  The day of the workshop, you will receive a reminder email including a link to the Zoom session.  If you would like to receive extra credit, please include your instructor's name in the form.  We will notify your instructor that you attended the workshop.   If you need any assistance or have questions, chat with a librarian using the icon on the lower right hand side of the screen.  

 

Description:

 

Library and Information Research


These 60 minute extra-credit workshops, held in the library's lecture room, will teach library and information research skills using print and electronic resources. They will also introduce the library's services and resources. Student will learn to identify and access the various library and information resources; to identify scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals; to search discipline-specific and advanced electronic resources; to do research on the web; to evaluate search results for credible resources; to cite their sources in either MLA or APA styles; and to understand how the proper use and citation of library and information resources helps avoid plagiarism.


Spring 2021 Workshop Schedule  


(Click on links below to sign up for the workshop) 

February 

Tuesday, February, 16 6:00pm

Wednesday, February 24, 11:00am

 

March 

Tuesday, March 2, 3:00pm  

Wednesday, March 10, 1:00pm  

Tuesday, March 16, 5:00pm 

Saturday, March 20, 11:00am  

Thursday, March 25, 1:00pm   

 

April  

Tuesday, April 6, 3:00pm   

Saturday, April 10, 11:00am

Monday, April 12, 6:00pm

Tuesday, April 20, 5:00pm

Wednesday, April 21, 3:00pm  

 

May  

Thursday, May 6, 3:00pm    



Contact:

For information on these workshops, contact Erin Gratz  at egratz@occ.cccd.edu or chat with a librarian during the library's open hours.


Student Learning Outcomes:

The goal or mission of these workshops is based on the ultimate goal or mission of Information Literacy, which is that students learn library and information research skills that make them independent and life-long learners.

When a student has completed these library workshops, he/she will be:

  • Aware how to identify, access, and evaluate credible library and information resources using a variety of search strategies.

  • Aware how to correctly cite library and information resources and avoid plagiarism.