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 Winter 2021

Finding books & eBooks at the Mount Library

Monday, January 25th, 2021      4:30-5:30PM

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

Effective database searching for finding articles

Tuesday, February 2nd, 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.

Using Mergent Online & IBISWorld for business research

Monday, February 22nd, 2021      4:30-5:30PM

Mergent Online & IBISWorld are useful tools when doing market and industry research. This webinar will provide an introduction to these tools, giving an overview of useful features and how to best utilize them for your needs.

Finding and using Open Educational Resources

*NEW DATE* Monday, March 8th, 2021      4:30-5:30PM

Open Educational Resources are free, openly licensed educational resources. These can include videos, textbooks, tutorials, and more. This webinar will provide participants with the skills to find OER and how to best utilize them.

Finding quality sources on the web

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021      4:30-5:30PM

It can often be difficult to figure out what resources we can trust as reputable on the web. This webinar will provide participants with the skills needed to find and use quality sources on the web.

Introduction to citation & avoiding plagiarism

Tuesday, March 16th, 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.

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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