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We offer the following Learning Commons Workshops for groups and departments. All date and time requests will be considered, but please give two weeks notice whenever possible.

Avoiding Plagiarism  Are you confused about what is and isn’t plagiarism? Do you wonder how to avoid it as a writer and researcher? This session covers mistakes that can lead to plagiarism, strategies for avoiding these mistakes, and practical techniques for using sources correctly. For undergraduates only.

EndNote® - Advanced This class covers advanced EndNote® features such as modifying output styles, creating subject bibliographies, using connection files, and more. Attendees should have taken “Introduction to EndNote®” or be familiar with the basics of EndNote®.

EndNote for Mac Users This introductory class covers some of our tricks for using this product on a Mac. Users should bring their own Mac laptops with a fully charged battery and a copy of EndNote® installed.

EndNote® - Introduction EndNote’s® publicity says, “Bibliographies made easy!” This introductory class covers some of our tricks for using this product with library databases such as Web of Science. We’ll also touch upon our other databases, indexes and the Library Catalog.

Work Smarter: Mobile Edition Maximize your research efficiency while you’re on the go with this tour of applications (apps), mobile-enhanced websites and shortcuts that make researching on your mobile/handheld wireless device a breeze.

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Work Smarter: New Tools on the Web Learn about free bookmarking, search, and citation tools that you can use to organize and share information with others.

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Zotero - Manage Citations Learn how to use this free, web-based tool to collect, manage, and cite your sources. Each course will introduce the basics of Zotero and move into more advanced concepts to be selected by attendees.

a Workshop

If you are a faculty member who would like to schedule a customized session to teach your class how to do research, use the instruction request form