Each Run or Dash attended = an entry into a grand prize drawing for an Amazon gift card!
Afternoon Runs: 30-minute workshops
Ready – Set – Research! Wednesday, October 19, 3:30 pm
An introduction to the library’s website, resources and services. Learn how to find reliable information for papers and other assignments.
Zotero (Citation Management) Workshop Wednesday, November 9, 3:05 pm
Find out how Zotero can help you organize and keep track of your sources, collaborate with others, and create citations in any format. This workshop will demonstrate how to use Zotero online and in the Zotero app, and will show how it can integrate with Microsoft Word and Google Docs.
Citation Review (MLA/APA) Wednesday, November 16, 3:05 pm
We’ll provide a refresher and answer questions on both MLA and APA citation formats. The first half of the session (3:05-3:20) will cover MLA and the second half (3:20-3:35) will cover APA.
Database Dashes 15-minute database overviews – come to one or many
Wednesday, October 26
Literary Reference Ctr. (Literature) – 3:05 pm
Issues and Controversies (Topic Selection) – 3:20 pm
Wednesday, November 2
Hein Online (History/Government) – 3:05 pm
JSTOR (Multidisciplinary) – 3:20 pm
Wednesday, November 30
Scopus (Science/Social Science) – 3:05 pm
ABI/Inform (Business) – 3:20 pm
Short videos you can watch at your convenience on topics such as evaluating your sources, how algorithms and filter bubbles affect your Internet searches, who decides authority, identifying disinformation, and more. Check availability here: tinyurl.com/rotrevents
The library’s OER (Open Educational Resources) team is happy to share their fall OER Newsletter, featuring:
Statewide OER grant Program to fund adoption, supplementation, or creation of OER – (due dates are: 1/6/23 for Spring ’23 usage; 3/10/23 for Summer / Fall ’23 deployment). Grants for evaluation/review of OER are due 3/10/23. See the newsletter for details or go to https://bit.ly/OERgrant2023. Don’t forget to work with CCSU’s Grants Office as you go through the process!
Where should you put your OER? Work with the library team to deposit them in GoOpenCT! Contact Sharon Clapp, Joy Hansen, or Jillian Maynard.
Advisory matrix for including OER work in promotion & tenure files (from DOERS3)