Evening APA Workshops

Due to great demand, we are offering APA night sessions for evening students.

Monday, Nov. 13th

5-5:30 pm:  APA Citations in Bibliographies: Explained

5:30-6 pm:  APA In-Text Citations Explained

Tuesday, Nov. 14th

5-5:30 pm:  APA In-Text Citations Explained

5:30-6 pm:  APA Citations in Bibliographies: Explained

Thursday, Nov. 16th

5-5:30 pm:  Steps to Formatting an APA paper

5:30-6 pm:  APA Citations in Bibliographies: Explained

 

All of our workshops are held in the Library Instruction Lab, PL-2005. See our full list of APA workshops and register now on our workshop calendar!

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APA Workshops This Month

The Pfau Library is offering a number of quick APA workshops this month!

 

Steps to Formatting an APA Paper

Come with a USB drive and walk out with a template for all your future APA papers. Learn a bit about MS Word along the way.

APA Citations in Bibliographies: Explained

While looking at four of the most common citations (articles, books, chapters, and Web pages), understand how they are similar, how they are different, and how to turn in a correct reference page.

APA In-Text Citations Explained

In-text citations break the rules you learned for the APA bibliography. Bonus: Learn the secret behind et al.

 

View dates and times and register on our workshop calendar. Attendance confirmation slips will be available.

See you there!

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Zotero for Everyone Workshop

Zotero logo

Learn how to use Zotero, a free citation management tool – all faculty, students, and staff are welcome.

Tuesday, October 24th

4:30 – 6:00 pm

PL-2005 (Library Instruction Lab)

Register today for Zotero for Everyone Workshop!

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Basic Strategies for Fact-Checking the Web

Feeling overwhelmed by the abundance of information (and misinformation) on the Web? Learn three basic web literacy skills: how to check for previous work, how to go upstream, and how to read laterally. Based on Mike Caulfield’s book “Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers.”

October 25, 12:00 – 12:30 pm

October 26, 3:00 – 3:30 pm

PL-2005

Register today on our workshop calendar. Hope to see you there!

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Grad Studies Advanced Research Workshop

In this workshop, we’ll explore more databases and search tools, the current information economy, and how to immerse yourself in the literature of your field so that you gain confidence in your subject expertise.

student using a laptop

Thursday, October 19th

5:00 – 5:50 pm

PL-2005 (Library Instruction Room)

Register today for Grad Studies Advanced Research Workshop!

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Quick OneSearch Workshops!

OneSearch logoThe library has a new all-in-one search system, called OneSearch. Come to one of these half-hour sessions to learn how to use it to find books, articles, DVDs, and more. Open to all faculty, students, and staff!

Tuesday, October 17th: Noon – 12:30

Wednesday, October 18th: 3:00 – 3:30

Thursday, October 19th: Noon – 12:30

All sessions are in PL-2005 (Library Instruction Lab)

Register now on our workshop calendar. See you there!

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Next Week: Grad Studies Basic Research Workshop

In this workshop, you’ll learn about the Deep Web, the literature review, and basic search strategies in general databases. You’ll also find out how to get research help in person, online, and via text messaging.

student at computer

Wednesday, October 4th

5:00 — 5:50 pm

PL-2005 (Library Instruction Lab)

Register today for Grad Studies Basic Research Workshop!

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Upcoming Workshops: Intro to OneSearch

OneSearch logoThe library has a new all-in-one search system, called OneSearch. Come to one of these half-hour sessions to learn how to use it to find books, articles, DVDs, and more. Open to all faculty, students, and staff!

Tuesday, October 3rd: Noon – 12:30, 3:00 – 3:30

Wednesday, October 4th: Noon – 12:30, 3:00 – 3:30

Thursday, October 5th: Noon – 12:30, 3:00 – 3:30

All sessions are in PL-2005 (Library Instruction Lab)

Register now on our workshop calendar. See you there!

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Fall Quarter Hours Begin on 9-21-17!

FALL QUARTER HOURSPicture of a cuckoo clock.

Monday – Thursday     8 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Friday                             8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday                        9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sunday                          1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Bookmark our library Hours page which gives details for our departments that keep different hours.

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Transfer/Junior Bootcamp

Are you a new transfer student? Or, have you been here since you were a freshman but you’ve never been to the library or to a library workshop? This is your chance to learn how to do research at CSUSB, using the library’s amazing resources. Here are the details:

Wednesday, September 27th

4:00 – 4:50 pm

PL-2005 (Library Instruction Lab)

Register now on our workshop calendar for our Transfer/Junior Bootcamp. Hope to see you there!

students at computer

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