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Queens Library Research Workshop Descriptions

Note: Queens workshop times are set up to accomodate people who are on campus at different times on different days of the week.  If you or a colleague would benefit from attending a workshop, but you are unable to make any of the scheduled workshop times, please email the workshop presenter (listed on the "register" page) or the LibGuide author (on the related LibGuide)  to set up a convenient day/time for a one-on-one appointment or to schedule a workshop for your class, club, thesis support group, organization, etc.

MOBILE VERSION/Combined Calendar of all SJU Library workshops (Staten Island, Queens, Online)


WEEK OF WELCOME:  Stuff You Need to Know about the Library:

When is the library open? How can I renew a book? Can I print in the library? In this interactive workshop, attendees will be introduced to essential information about the University Libraries.    Week of Welcome event -- No Registration Required.

Wed      Sep 03    11:00am – 12:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307
Wed      Sep 03    2:00pm – 3:00pm         St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307
Thu       Sep 04    11:00am – 12:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307
Thu       Sep 04    2:00pm – 3:00pm         St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307


GENERAL LIBRARY RESEARCH WORKSHOPS

Library Basics: Orientation to the SJU Libraries 
The University Libraries provide a wide variety of print and electronic resources to meet your research needs. This workshop will familiarize you with the basic tools for research and scholarship. Transfer students, Graduate students, new faculty as well as returning faculty and students! --   Related LibGuide: Orientation to the St. Augustine Hall Library (Queens)

Tue      Sep 09      4:00pm – 5:00pm       St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307   register
Tue      Sep 30      4:00pm – 5:00pm       St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307  register

Term Paper Research 
Need help with your research? This workshop covers all the bases, and includes choosing a research topic, making a broad topic more specific, finding scholarly sources to support your thesis, evaluating sources, citing sources and avoiding plagiarism. ---Related LibGuide: Research Survival Guide

Tue      Sep 16    11:00am – 12:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307   register 
Mon     Sep 29      2:00pm - 3:00 pm        Online   register
Thu      Oct 16     11:00am – 12:00pm     Online   register 
Wed     Nov 12      9:30am – 10:30am     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307   register 
Mon      Nov 24      2:00pm – 3:00pm       St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307  register


Bring your own Device (Drop-by workshop)
Do you know that the Library has  over 100,000 eBooks and online encyclopedias that are not on the free Internet? Please come to this  hand-on workshop for advice on how to access them for study, research, and general reading. We will give tips for those who are just getting started as well as more experienced users. Please bring your device (laptop, IPAD, IPhone, Kindle, etc) so that you can leave the workshop ready to start reading an eBook of your choice.  Related LibGuides:  EduTech Hardware   and  Electronic Books

       Fri      Oct 24    9:30am - 12:00pm   St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307  register


CITING SOURCES AND BILBIOGRAPHIC MANAGEMENT

Plagiarism: Ethics & Citation  (with LEAD / DNY):   The session will include a definition of plagiarism, an identification of various forms of plagiarism, a discussion of why plagiarism is a serious issue both in academia and society at large, common ways that plagiarizers get caught, the consequences of plagiarism, and the ways to avoid plagiarism. --   Related Libguide: Privacy, Copyright, Plagiarism -- Ethics and the Web

Wed      Oct 01    9:30am – 10:20am     D'Angelo 408   register 
Wed      Nov 12   12:40pm – 1:30pm     D'Angelo 407  register


RefWorks: Citation manager for research:   Cite sources more easily, more quickly, and more accurately by using RefWorks! This workshop will show you how to create a RefWorks account, where you can manage your research sources, create bibliographies, and insert parenthetical references or footnotes directly into a Word document, saving you valuable time in the process. --  Related LibGuide: Refworks Toolkit

Mon      Sep 22    11:00 am - 12:00 pm    Online   register 
Thu      Sep 25     10:00am – 11:00am    St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307   register    
Thu      Oct 16      4:00pm – 5:00pm        St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307   register 
Thu      Oct 23     11:00am – 12:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307   register
Thu      Nov 20    2:00pm – 3:00pm        Online  register

Zotero: Citation manager for research:  
Learn the basics of Zotero, a free open-source reference management tool that allows you to collect, store and organize research-related bibliographic information. The session also covers creating an account, and using an applet to  insert Zotero citations within a Word document.  Zotero runs best on the Firefox browser.  ---   Related LibGuide: Zotero

Tue      Sep 23    10:00am – 11:00am    St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307   register 
Fri        Sep 26    2:00pm – 3:00pm        Online   register 
Tue      Oct 14     4:00pm – 5:00pm        St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307   register 
Mon     Nov 17    11:00am – 12:00pm    Online   register

 

Workshops geared toward advanced research & Professional Development

Note: If you or a colleague would benefit from attending a workshop, but you are unable to make any of the scheduled workshop times, please email the Subject specialist or the author of a Resources by Subject LibGuide  or Tech Guide to set up a convenient day/time for a one-on-one appointment or to schedule a workshop for your class, club, thesis support group, organization, etc.

DISCIPLINE RESEARCH AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Advanced Research Workshops: emphasizes the resources and services which the library provides for specific Disciplines, including finding scholarly information from our library and on the open Web, evaluating information, citing print/electronic sources properly within the discipline, and discipline-specific Librarian help with your academic and professional research.  Related LibGuides in bold italics below.  

Advertising PR Resources for Research
   Tue      Oct 07    11:00am – 12:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room307   register  
   Thu      Oct 30    3:30pm – 4:30pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room307 register

Business Resources for Research  
Thu      Oct 02    10:30am – 11:30am St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307     - Undergraduate  Resources   register  
Thu      Oct 09    2:00pm – 3:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307     - Undergraduate  Resources   register    
Wed     Nov 05    3:00pm – 4:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307     - Graduate Resources  register

Criminal Justice Resources for Research
Nov 04    11:00am – 12:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307  register

English Resources for Research
Tue      Nov 04    4:00pm – 5:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room  307  register

GovernmentPolitics Resources for Research
Tue      Oct 14    2:00pm – 3:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307   register    
Thu      Nov 06    2:00pm – 3:00pm     Online  register

Philosophy Resources for Research
Wed      Oct 08    4:00pm – 5:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307 & Online   register

Social Justice Resources for Research
Wed      Oct 29    4:00pm – 5:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room307 & Online   register

Sports Management Resources for Research
Tue      Oct 28    3:00pm – 4:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room307  register

Theology Resources for Research  
Wed     Sep 17    2:00pm – 3:00pm    St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307 & Online    register
Wed     Nov 12    3:15pm – 4:15pm    St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307   register


Engaging with Primary Resources:  Make the most of these substantial repositories of primary resources. Attend a workshop (below) or  contact the workshop presenter on the "register" link below for more info on setting up a workshop or to make a one-on-one appointment.  Note: the title of the workshop serves as a link to the corresponding LibGuide

Copyright for Students  
Fri     Oct 31    11:00am – 12:00pm    St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307  register

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)   
Wed      Oct 15    4:00pm – 5:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307 & Online   register  

 .GOV Resources  .
Thu      Nov 13    3:30pm – 4:30pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307  register

Historical Newspapers
Wed      Oct 22    4:00pm – 5:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307 & Online   register

UN Website and Databases  
Thu      Nov 06    3:30pm – 4:30pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307 & Online  register


Careers and Job Hunting: Resources for Career Research
Discover what your library can do for you when it comes to your career!
Wed      Oct 08    2:00pm – 3:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307  register     
Thu      Oct 23    2:00pm – 3:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307   register     

Poster Presenting: Tips & Tricks:
 
Nervous about an upcoming poster presentation on your research? Pick up some tips and tricks from a university librarian. -- Related LibGuide: Research Presentation   
Tue      Nov 18    4:00pm – 5:00pm     St. Augustine Hall Library, Room307   register

Thesis/Doctoral Literature Review -- Request a 1:1 appointment with your subject-specialist Librarian

Movie Maker
Learn how to make and edit short films using your computer, an Internet connection, and free software.  Topics will include importing image and video files, adding sound effects, music, and voiceovers, and adding visual effects. (Note: Movie Maker works on PCs) --Related LibGuide  Movie Editing Tips, Tricks, and Resources
Tue     Oct 28    11:00am - 12:00pm  St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307   register 

iMovie
Learn how to make and edit short films using your computer, an Internet connection, and free software.  Topics will include importing image and video files, adding sound effects, music, and voiceovers, and adding visual effects. (Note: Movie Maker works on PCs) --Related LibGuide  Movie Editing Tips, Tricks, and Resources
Wed     Oct 29    11:00am - 12:00pm  St. Augustine Hall Library, Room 307   register 

For additional guides geared towards academic & professional use of technologies, resource-creation technology and creating e-portfolios, see  the LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY GUIDES:  http://campusguides.stjohns.edu/techguides

      
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