SOS

Library Workshops

Goals and Outcomes

thumb_Library.pngLibrary Workshops support the mission of the Library’s Information Literacy Instruction Program by providing students, faculty, staff, and district residents with varied opportunities to become effective critical users and producers of ideas and information.

Goals

Library Workshops will provide co-curricular information literacy instruction that supports the research needs of the college community, helps learners develop critical consciousness about the information environment

In Library Workshops

  • Learners actively participate in the process of becoming informed
  • Learners continually analyze one’s own and others’ assumptions
  • Learners consider how information is created, produced, and distributed
  • Learners use intellectual property ethically

Procedures and Best Practices

Are you scheduling a Library Workshop? Here's what you need to know.

LibCal

  • Create your event in the Library Events & Workshops calendar (libcal.cod.edu/calendar/sos)
  • Coordinate the Maximum registration number with the selected Classroom (ie. SRC3104 = 20 seats)
  • Determine if you'd like to send email reminders or follow-up surveys
  • Copy Event URL to use in email promotions.
  • Use Copy Event to create workshops scheduled multiple times during the semester
  • Export Registrations to Excel if you need to create a sign-in sheet.
  • OPTIONAL: Create Event Button and paste code onto the research guide(s) of your choice (remember to delete buttons after events).

Internal Marketing Options

  • Notify Kelly when you add a workshop to the calendar - she will add the event to Chaparral Life
  • Send Event URL to TLC if they are promoting your workshop for faculty and staff.
  • Work with Rebecca to create a promotional slide for the Library's plasma screens.
  • Add your workshop description and registration information to the Library's blog and/or Facebook page.

Miscellaneous

Archived Library Workshops and Webinars

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MLA Citing and Formatting 52 minutes
Learn the basics of the Modern Language Association (MLA) documentation and formatting style, including the essentials of formatting a paper and citing the most common kinds of sources.

APA Citing and Formatting 1 hour
Learn the basics of the American Psychological Association (APA) documentation and formatting style, including the essentials of formatting a paper and citing the most common kinds of sources.

200px-Green_copyright.svg (1).pngCopyright for College 54 minutes
What's fair use? Who owns your research paper? Why can't you read your textbook in Google Books? Can you rip DVDs for college work? Whether you're a student, instructor or staff member, you might be surprised at the answers to these questions. Join this session and discover some great tools for finding legal video clips, free-to-use images and more!

1430956031_tattoo_machine.pngYour Digital Tattoo slides only
Much like a real tattoo, the content you post online is seen by more people and stays around longer than you probably imagine. Attend this session to learn how to manage your “digital tattoo.” Topics covered include privacy, security, digital ethics and digital citizenship

You're the Boss of Google: Using Google for Research 28 minutes
Love using Google but find yourself frustrated when it comes time to find the kind of information you need for college assignments? Learn about four Google tools that will help you bend the search engine to your will so you get what you need.

Build Your Own Website Slides only
It’s now easier than ever to build your own high-quality, professional looking website for little cost and effort. In this session, we’ll review a number of website building tools and talk about the advantages and disadvantages of each one. You’ll even walk out with your own working website!

Introduction to Virtual Reality Slides only

Browsing with Impunity Slides only

WordPress Advanced Slides only

thumb_propaganda_small.pngPropaganda! Fact Checking, the Filter Bubble and Fake News
Fake news, filter bubbles and post-truth politics make it more essential than ever that we are able to effectively seek out differing viewpoints, critically evaluate information, and understand the social, cultural, economic and political processes entwined with information production, dissemination and consumption.
View the Slide presentation
Download the Handout and News Quality chart

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SOS Instructor Information

Adobe Connect

Links:
Admin Login: https://cod.adobeconnect.com/
SOS Online Classroom: https://cod.adobeconnect.com/sosonline/

Training Videos and Tutorials:
Presenter Checklist

Introduction to Adobe Connect
Recorded training webinar for COD librarians (53 min- only the first few minute are training- the rest is everyone playing around with it)
PowerPoint available here

How to Change the Host Name in Adobe Connect
How to change the Host Name from "Library Staff" to your own name; and back again after your session

How to Record a Session in Adobe Connect
Quick tutorial on how to record your webinar and share the recording

Adobe Connect Guides:
Quick Start Guide for Hosts
Quick Start Guide for Participants

Workshop & Webinar Content

PreWrite/PreResearch workshop
Google for Research
Copyright for College
Getting Started with Research
Finding Sources
Research Basics: The Research Process

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Learn to Love Research-- just a little bit

QuinnAnya.jpgJoin us in March for a spectacular line-up of Research Workshops and Webinars that might just help you develop a crush on the Library.

Here are just a few of our upcoming offerings:

  • APA and MLA Citing & Formatting
  • Searching Science: Using Science Direct NEW
  • Find your Sources in JSTOR
  • Project MUSE NEW
  • Welcome to Zotero
  • You’re the Boss of Google: Using Google for Research
  • Intro to Databases NEW

As always, SOS Workshops & Webinars are free and no registration is required. Just head over to http://codlrc.org/sos/ and take a look at our Calendar or Current Schedule for dates, times and descriptions then pick the session that works for you.

Download the March flier, but keep in mind this schedule is subject to change-- vist http://codlrc.org/sos/ for exact dates and times.

March 2014 SOS

Workshops

Intro to Databases (3104)
You know you’re supposed to use them, but why? and how? and what the heck are they anyway? This 1-hour session will introduce you to some of our most used databases and help you figure out how to pick the best one for your research.

You're the Boss of Google: Using Google for Research (online or 3104)
Love using Google but find yourself frustrated when it comes time to find the kind of information you need for college assignments? Learn about four Google tools that will help you bend the search engine to your will so you get what you need.

Advanced Research (3104)
Learn effective and time-saving strategies used by the pros to find the best information in databases, on the Web and more.

Research Basics (3104)
What is research? How do you get started? This workshop will introduce you the research process—from creating a research plan to putting it all together.

Finding & Evaluating Information (3104)
Get results! Learn how to use the COD Library catalog and databases to find the resources you need for your research projects.

Webinars

Project MUSE
Monday, March 3, 8-9 am

Join this session

College of DuPage recently subscribed to Project MUSE, a database featuring peer-reviewed, scholarly articles focusing on the humanities and social sciences. Join our one hour workshop to learn how to get the most out of using Project MUSE. We’ll cover basic and advanced searching, limiting searching results and browsing the collection. Have a research topic? We’re happy to use your topic as an example.
Librarian: Ken Orenic

Find Your Sources in JSTOR
Monday, March 10, 8-9 am

Join this session

Save time and aggravation! Learn how to use JSTOR’s search features to efficiently find useful sources fast. This webinar will focus on basic and advanced searching techniques and how to manage search results.
Librarian: Ken Orenic

Project MUSE
Tuesday, March 11, 2-3 pm

Join this session

College of DuPage recently subscribed to Project MUSE, a database featuring peer-reviewed, scholarly articles focusing on the humanities and social sciences. Join our one hour workshop to learn how to get the most out of using Project MUSE. We’ll cover basic and advanced searching, limiting searching results and browsing the collection. Have a research topic? We’re happy to use your topic as an example.
Librarian: Ken Orenic

Welcome to Zotero
Wednesday, March 12, 11-12pm

Join this session

Learn how the free, easy-to-use research tool can help you collect and organize your sources and even create your bibliography for you.
Librarian: Ken Orenic

Find Your Sources in JSTOR
Thursday, March 19, 8-9 am

Join this session

Save time and aggravation! Learn how to use JSTOR’s search features to efficiently find useful sources fast. This webinar will focus on basic and advanced searching techniques and how to manage search results.
Librarian: Ken Orenic

Project MUSE
Friday, March 21, 1-2 pm

Join this session

College of DuPage recently subscribed to Project MUSE, a database featuring peer-reviewed, scholarly articles focusing on the humanities and social sciences. Join our one hour workshop to learn how to get the most out of using Project MUSE. We’ll cover basic and advanced searching, limiting searching results and browsing the collection. Have a research topic? We’re happy to use your topic as an example.
Librarian: Ken Orenic

Welcome to Zotero
Friday, March 28, 1-2 pm

Join this session

Learn how the free, easy-to-use research tool can help you collect and organize your sources and even create your bibliography for you.
Librarian: Ken Orenic

You're the Boss of Google: Using Google for Research (online or 3104)
Love using Google but find yourself frustrated when it comes time to find the kind of information you need for college assignments? Learn about four Google tools that will help you bend the search engine to your will so you get what you need.

Getting Started with Research (online or 3104)
From picking a topic to brainstorming research questions and more! This short session will jump-start your project whether you're new to academic research or simply need a refresher.

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January & February 2014 SOS

Welcome to Zotero
Monday, February 24, 8-9 am

Join this session

Learn how the free, easy-to-use research tool can help you collect and organize your sources and even create your bibliography for you.
Librarian: Ken Orenic

How to Find What you Need at COD Library (online or 3104)
Whether you’re brand new to the COD Library or were just here last semester, chances are you’re feeling a little confused right now. We have recently renovated spaces, a new website and completely different ways to find books, articles, videos and more. Join us for this quick introduction to using the Library’s new catalog, how I-Share works and more!

Getting Started with Research (online or 3104)
From picking a topic to brainstorming research questions and more! This short session will jump-start your project whether you're new to academic research or simply need a refresher.

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You're the Boss of Google

Love using Google but find yourself frustrated when it comes time to find the kind of information you need for college assignments? Learn about four Google tools that will help you bend the search engine to your will so you get what you need.

View the October 10, 2013 recording of the SOS Webinar "You're the Boss of Google: Using Google for Research"

Handouts from the session are available for download below.

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Fall 2013 SOS Workshops

Research Basics: The Research Process
Tuesday, September 17, 3-4:30 pm
Tuesday, October 15, 6:30-8 pm
Wednesday, November 20, 7-9 pm

Finding and Evaluating Sources
Thursday, October 10, 6-8 pm
Wednesday, October 23, 7-9 pm
Wednesday, November 6, 4:30-6:30 pm
Monday, December 9, 2-4 pm

Advanced Research Strategies
Wednesday, October 30, 4-6 pm
Thursday, November 14, 1-3 pm
Thursday, December 12, 6-8 pm

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SOS Online Fall 2013

Welcome to Zotero
Monday, October 7, 10-11 am

Join this session

Learn how the free, easy-to-use research tool can help you collect and organize your sources and even create your bibliography for you.
Librarian: Jason Ertz

Google Tools
Wednesday, October 9, 12-1 pm

Join this session

Leave your flashdrive behind and cut your ties to expensive office software! In this session, you'll learn to use Google's free productivity tools and cloud storage and filesharing services.
Librarian: Colin Koteles

Find Your Sources in JSTOR
Monday, October 14, 10-11 am

Join this session

Save time and aggravation! Learn how to use JSTOR’s search features to efficiently find useful sources fast. This webinar will focus on basic and advanced searching techniques and how to manage search results.
Librarian: Ken Orenic

You're the Boss of Google: Using Google For Research
Monday, October 14, 12-1 pm

Join this session

Love using Google but find yourself frustrated when it comes time to find the kind of information you need for college assignments? Learn about four Google tools that will help you bend the search engine to your will so you get what you need.
Librarian: Jennifer Kelley

Welcome to Zotero
Tuesday, October 22, 11-12 pm

Join this session

Learn how the free, easy-to-use research tool can help you collect and organize your sources and even create your bibliography for you.
Librarian: Ken Orenic

Welcome to Zotero
Wednesday, October 30, 12-1 pm

Join this session

Learn how the free, easy-to-use research tool can help you collect and organize your sources and even create your bibliography for you.
Librarian:Ken Orenic

Find Your Sources in JSTOR
Thursday, October 31, 2-3 pm

Join this session

Save time and aggravation! Learn how to use JSTOR’s search features to efficiently find useful sources fast. This webinar will focus on basic and advanced searching techniques and how to manage search results.
Librarian: Ken Orenic

Welcome to Zotero
Thursday, November 7, 8-9 am

Join this session

Learn how the free, easy-to-use research tool can help you collect and organize your sources and even create your bibliography for you.
Librarian:Ken Orenic

You're the Boss of Google: Using Google For Research
Thursday, November 7, 4-5 pm

Join this session

Love using Google but find yourself frustrated when it comes time to find the kind of information you need for college assignments? Learn about four Google tools that will help you bend the search engine to your will so you get what you need.
Librarian: Jennifer Kelley

Find Your Sources in JSTOR
Wednesday, November 13, 2-3 pm

Join this session

Save time and aggravation! Learn how to use JSTOR’s search features to efficiently find useful sources fast. This webinar will focus on basic and advanced searching techniques and how to manage search results.
Librarian: Ken Orenic

Find Your Sources in JSTOR
Tuesday, November 19, 8-9 am

Join this session

Save time and aggravation! Learn how to use JSTOR’s search features to efficiently find useful sources fast. This webinar will focus on basic and advanced searching techniques and how to manage search results.
Librarian: Ken Orenic

Welcome to Zotero
Wednesday, November 20, 1-2 pm

Join this session

Learn how the free, easy-to-use research tool can help you collect and organize your sources and even create your bibliography for you.
Librarian: Jason Ertz

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