The Elihu Burritt Library presents Research on the Run for CCSU Students – Quick-Paced (30-minute) Learning Opportunities on Topics You Need to Succeed
Runs are held simultaneously in the Library (EB 30201) & online. Attend either way. You will be sent a link when you register at https://tinyurl.com/rotrregister
Each Run attended = an entry into a grand prize drawing for an Amazon gift card!
Ready – Set – Research! (Wednesday, Sept. 13, 3:05 pm, Joy Hansen) An intro to the library’s website, resources and services – get up to speed quickly in finding reliable info for papers and other assignments. Quick-Paced (30-minute) Learning Opportunities on Topics You Need to Succeed ~ Fall 2023 ~
Getting Real about Artificial Intelligence (AI) (Wednesday, Sept. 20, 3:05 pm, Sharon Clapp) A framework for evaluating when and how to use artificial intelligence as part of your learning & research process.
Tech Tips for Student Researchers (Wednesday, Sept. 27, 3:05 pm, Martha Kruy) Learn a few simple technology tips to minimize stress as you work on research and other course assignments.
All about Open: OER, Open Access, & Library Databases (Wednesday, Oct. 4, 3:05 pm, Jillian Maynard) A look at how the process of creating and sharing information is changing in academia and what it means for you.
Seeking the Truth: It’s More than Face Value (Wednesday, Oct. 11, 3:05 pm, Susan Slaga-Metivier) How to evaluate online information beyond using a checklist shown through examples incorporating lateral reading.
“Trust Me”: Evaluating Claims in News & Political Speech (Wednesday, Oct. 25, 3:05 pm, Brian Matzke) How to evaluate claims in popular news media, political speeches, and advertisements.
Pain Relief: Using Zotero to Create Citations & Bibliographies (Wednesday, Nov. 1, 3:05 pm, Ann Crawford) Set up and use this free tool for tracking research sources and creating properly-formatted citations and bibliographies.
Who Wrote That? Equity & Diversity in Scholarly Publishing (Wednesday, Nov. 8, 3:05 pm, Susan Slaga-Metivier) A review of the scholarly publishing ecosystem and how it affects minoritized scholars, including tips on generating more inclusive searches.
Becoming Privacy Literate (Wednesday, Nov. 15, 3:05 pm, Joy Hansen) A discussion about how private information is stored, used, and distributed and ways we all can do more to safeguard it.
Welcome (or welcome back) to CCSU from the Elihu Burritt Library! If you’re new to the library, you might want to review the guide we designed for First Year students or our New to the Library? brochure.
A list of library services and changes to those services for the 2023-24 academic year are highlighted at https://libguides.ccsu.edu/2023-24. (Note: Stack 1 will be closed throughout the construction project. Staff will be happy to retrieve materials from this section at your request.)
The staff at the Elihu Burritt Library are here to support you in any way that we can, answering questions, helping you find books, and offering great places to study, in groups or individually. We even have dedicated quiet spaces on the 4th floor andStack 7 for those times you really need to focus!
Be resourceful (& save money)
We can help you access course and research materials at no cost to you.
course textbooks for free in-library use through reserves (request from our staff at the 1st floor desk, they’ll want your professor’s name and course number).
A list of library services and changes to those services for the 2023-24 academic year are highlighted at https://libguides.ccsu.edu/2023-24. (Stack 1 is closed during the construction project. Staff will be happy to retrieve materials for you upon request.)