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.

Learning Passport students must complete the webinar surveys in the 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.

Webinars Winter 2020

Getting Started: Finding Articles, Books & eBooks at the Mount Library

Monday, January 27, 2020   6:30-7:30pm

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

Finding Open Access Resources for Academic Research (NEW)

Tuesday, February 25, 2020   6:30-7:30pm

Identifying and finding Open Access (e.g. free academic research sources) material can be challenging. This webinar will teach you about Open Access sources and search strategies to find them via the Mount Library website and through on the web. It will look at sources such as academic journal articles, books, and textbooks.

Effective Database Searching & Open Education Resources in your Subject Area

new date! Wednesday, March 4, 2020  6:30-7:30pm

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.

Finding data and statistics for academic research

new date! Monday, March 16, 2020   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!.

Getting Started: Finding Business and Market Research

Thursday, March 19, 2020   6:30-7:30pm

An introduction to finding company, industry and market research using the Mount Library's research guides. This session is of particular interest to students in the Business Administration or Tourism & Hospitality Management programs.

*NEW* Finding and Using Images for Your Class Projects

Monday, March 23rd, 2020 6:30-7:30PM

This webinar will provide students with resources for finding images, information on Creative Commons licensing and best practices when copying images, and some background information on copyright related to the use of images.

An Introduction to Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism

Tuesday, March 24, 2020  6:30-7:30pm

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.

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

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