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Library Webinars are offered on a wide range of topics to help you improve your research skills. Everyone Welcome!

Joining a Library Webinars

Open to everyone.

No registration necessary.

Click here to join our webinars.

Learning Passport students must complete the webinar surveys on "Library, Career Services and Learning Strategist Webinars" section Learning Passport Moodle site to receive credit.
For detailed instructions and more information, visit our Learning Passports and Library Webinars page.

Please login to the session 15 minutes in advance to check audio settings using the audio set up tool.

  • Webinars are facilitated online via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.
  • For assistance before a session please contact Denyse.Rodrigues@msvu.ca.
  • All sessions are recorded. 

Webinars Winter 2018

Follow the breadcrumbs: The trail from Wikipedia and social media to scholarly and professional sources

Thursday, January 31, 2019   6:30-7:30 pm

You have identified content that is related to your assignment but does not meet the scholarly or professional criteria required by your professor. What do you do? This session will provide tips and strategies to find the scholarly and professional sources that may have given rise to the stories you find in the news and on social media.

Finding journal articles & eBooks at the Mount Library

Monday, February 11, 2019   6:30-7:30pm

Learn how to search for and access Mount Library journal articles and eBooks, including downloading them to your mobile devices and e-readers. We will also discuss strategies for effective reading and note taking.

Finding data and statistics for academic research

Monday, March 11, 2019   6:30-7:30pm

Statistics and data: do you know the difference? Have you ever needed a quick number for your research paper to prove 'how many' or 'how much'? This webinar will introduce you to Mount Library resources in order to help you find, access, and use data and statistics. Don't worry, you won't need to know anything about statistics or SPSS to benefit from this session!

Finding Canadian content for academic research

Monday, March 21, 2018   6:30-7:30pm

Finding Canadian sources in international databases can be challenging. This webinar will teach you search strategies to find Canadian information in the article databases. It look at other sources than journal articles that can be used in academic research, such as technical reports, data and statistics, working papers, and government documents.

Looking for workshops?

Learning Strategist Services also offers a range of workshops, such as managing time, getting organized or preparing in advance to do well on an exam, effective reading and note taking strategies.

Check out the webinars they offer at www.msvu.ca/LS

Information Services Specialist

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