Quick-Paced Learning Opportunities on Topics You Need to Succeed
Runs and Dashes are held simultaneously in the Library (EB 30201) & on Webex, so you can attend in-person or online! You will be sent a link when you register.
Please register at tinyurl.com/rotrregister
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
Questions? 860-832-2060 (Library Reference Desk)