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Want to Learn All About the Library and Its Resources?

                

Attend a Library Workshop in the Success Center!


Learn about the print and online resources available in the Library!

Discover where to find information on any subject!

Impress your instructors with a well researched paper!

Learn how to use scholarly databases & how to conduct a literature search!

Discover how to locate magazine, journal, and newspaper articles on any subject!

Learn how to select search terms, refine your results, save your searches, and get citations!

Learn how to properly cite resources and create citations using EasyBib

 


  • To register, go to the second floor Success Center Check-in Desk in LC209
  • All Library Research Workshops are offered through the Student Success Center and are conducted in LC 208.
  • These hands-on workshops are conducted by Cerritos College Librarians.  They last approximately one hour.
 

Library Research Workshops - Spring 2013 Dates and Times

Library Research: Getting Started

In this activity you will learn how to access and use library resources such as research guides, the library catalog, and the library databases to find authoritative sources for your paper. You will learn how to login to your library account, how to find books and articles, and how to access the databases from off-campus.

  • Coming soon!

Library Databases: Finding Articles

In this activity, you will learn about the scholarly databases available through the Cerritos College Library.  You will learn how to select a database, select your search terms, and narrow and refine your search results to locate magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for your research paper. You will also learn how to save your searches, get citations, and create search alerts and RSS feeds.

  • Coming soon!

Creating Citations & Works Cited with EasyBib

In this activity you will learn about citation formats and how to create a citation. You will also be introduced to the EasyBib citation tool that can be used to generate citations and a list of works cited for your essays and papers.

  • Coming soon!

Internet Research: Search, Don't Surf

In this activity you will learn about the types of information available on the open web as well as the skills and techniques to use it effectively. You will learn how to search the Internet to find authoritative, useful sources for specific topics and how to evaluate sites that you find.

  • Coming soon!

 

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