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Library Webinars

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

Joining Library Webinars

Open to everyone.

No registration necessary.

Click here to join our library research webinars.

Please login to the session 5-10 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 Meagan.Pottie@msvu.ca

Webinars Fall 2021

Finding books & eBooks at the Mount Library

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021      4:30-5:30PM

Learn how to search for and access Mount Library journal articles and eBooks.

Effective database searching for finding articles

Wednesday, October 6th, 2021      4:30-5:30PM

Do you have a hard time finding journal articles that are relevant to your topic? This workshop will provide tips and tricks for choosing databases, generating keywords for your topic and using Boolean search techniques appropriately. Concepts and strategies learned are common to most search tools.

Graduate Thesis Deposit Info Session (For Graduate Students)

Monday, October 18th, 2021      3:00-4:00 PM *New Time*

Are you a graduate student writing a thesis or dissertation? This session is an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about:

  • copyright as a user and author (including tables & images);
  • citation, plagiarism, & academic integrity;
  • the thesis deposit process; and
  • what to do if you're planning to publish your thesis.

*Please note that this session is not eligible for Learning Passport credit.

Finding Data and Statistics for Academic Research

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021      4:30-5:30PM

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!

Literature Reviews for Honours & Graduate Students

Monday, October 25th, 2021      3:00-4:00 PM *New Time*

Are you preparing a literature review for your honours or graduate thesis? This workshop will explore the basics of conducting a literature review, including tips and tools for developing a search strategy, effectively searching the databases, keeping up with current research, and managing and evaluating your results. All disciplines welcome!

*Please note that this session is not eligible for Learning Passport credit.

Critically Evaluating Resources

Monday, November 1st, 2021      4:30-5:30PM

While being able to find resources is an important research skill to have, being able to critically evaluate those resources is equally (if not more) important. This webinar will provide you with some of the strategies you need to be able to evaluate resources for use in your research.

Introduction to citation & avoiding plagiarism

Wednesday, November 17th, 2021      4:30-5:30PM

This webinar will provide participants with a brief explanation of what plagiarism is, what its impacts are, and how to avoid it. Different citation styles will be touched on, as well as the key elements of citations and resources to go to for help.

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