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Library 101 Workshops
Come learn about the different resources and services the library has to offer. Meet at the Concierge Desk (next to Starbucks).
Library Online Resources Tour
This guided tour of University Library’s online resources will introduce you to OneSearch, library databases, research guides, and other useful online tools that support research success. To learn how to search, please attend our “Finding Articles using OneSearch & Google Scholar” and/or “Finding & Locating Books using OneSearch” workshops.
Google Searching 1.0
Learn the different tips & tricks to maximize your search results.
Google Searching 2.0
Learn how to successfully search and evaluate website sources.
Finding Articles using OneSearch & Google Scholar
Learn how to find academic articles using the library’s databases as well as using Google Scholar.
Finding and Understanding Scientific Research Articles
Scientific research articles can be intimidating to work with. This workshop will go over basic concepts, techniques, and tools for tackling them.
Introduction to Primary Sources
Cal Poly Pomona Special Collections and Archives is home to original photos, letters, and other primary sources. Join us to find out how to use them and why they are important to your research.
Finding & Locating Books using OneSearch
Can’t find the book? Learn how to find and locate books and eBooks. You'll also learn the basics on how to create an MLA citation for the book you find.
Using Citations and References
Cited and referenced sources can help you locate useful information for research assignments. This workshop will go over basic concepts, techniques, and tools for working with cited and referenced sources.
Business Research: Learning the Basics
New to business research? Join us to learn how to use ABI/INFORM and other business databases to find sources for your business assignments. This workshop will include a hands-on activity so feel free to bring your topics/assignments with you.
Engineering Research: Learning the Basics
Learn how to effectively conduct research using the Engineering resources provided by the University Library.
Learn the basics concepts on how to properly cite your sources using APA style citation.
Citations for Grad Students
This workshop will introduce you to time-saving, stress-busting citation tools.
Endnote Online Basics
Learn how to collect, organize, and share citations using Endnote Online.
Learn how to collect, organize, and share citations using Zotero.
Who owns the copyright to your work? When you publish your works, what rights can you retain? Should you publish in open access journals? Can you triumph in a publishing agreement? Join us to learn about Author Rights. This workshop is open to all.
Library Research Boot Camp
Want to learn the basic skills of researching? Our library research boot camp will cover the basic topics of finding books and articles, effective google searching, and generating a basic citation.
Come join us for a Research Party! Consult with a librarian and get help as you gear up for your final papers. Plus, snacks!
Attendance at each workshop enters you into a gift card drawing. Drawing will be held after our Research Party on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 in the Special Events Room 4829.