Upcoming Library Workshops

All students and community members welcome!  For additional questions about workshops, call the Reference Desk at 209-954-5145 or stop by the Reference Desk on the second floor of the library.  All workshops are 50 minutes long, Faculty Flex Eligible*, and held in Goleman 137 or at Mountain House 106 as specified in the schedule below.

Drop-in Workshops by Date

Monday, November 4 @ 9 a.m. Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng Library Orientation and Tour
Tuesday, November 5 @ 11 a.m. Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng Library Catalog/GoCat Catalog
Wednesday, November 6 @ 3 p.m. Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng Research Databases Workshop
Thursday, November 7 @ 9 a.m. Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng Plagiarism Prevention Workshop
Monday, November 18 @ Noon, Goleman 137, with Loren Valterza Research Databases Workshop
Monday, November 18 @ Noon, Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng Library Catalog/GoCat Catalog
Tuesday, November 19 @ 1 p.m., Goleman 137, with Josefina Gomez Plagiarism Prevention Workshop
Tuesday, November 19 @ 11 a.m., Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng Research Databases Workshop
Wednesday, November 20 @ 9 a.m., Goleman 137, with Loren Valterza Library Orientation & Tour
Wednesday, November 20 @ 3 p.m., Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng Plagiarism Prevention Workshop
Thursday, November 21 @ 1 p.m., Goleman 137, with Mary Weppler Library Catalog/GoCat Catalog
Thursday, November 21 @ 9 a.m., Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng Library Orientation and Tour
Monday, December 2 @ Noon, Goleman 137, with Steve Schermerhorn Library Catalog/GoCat Catalog
Tuesday, December 3 @ 1 p.m., Goleman 137, with Josefina Gomez Research Databases Workshop
Wednesday, December 4 @ 9 a.m., Goleman 137, with Loren Valterza Plagiarism Prevention Workshop
Thursday, December 5 @ 3 p.m., Goleman 137, with Mary Weppler Library Orientation & Tour

Drop-in Workshops by Topic

General Library Orientation/Tour Workshop

Learn about the vast array of services offered at Goleman Library. Highlights include policies concerning borrowing materials, study rooms, reserving library computers, consulting with librarians, and much more.

Monday, September 16 @ Noon, Goleman 137, with Steve Schermerhorn
Tuesday, October 15 @ 1 p.m., Goleman 137, with Josefina Gomez 
Monday, November 4 @ 9 a.m. Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng
Wednesday, November 20 @ 9 a.m., Goleman 137, with Loren Valterza
Thursday, November 21 @ 9 a.m. Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng
Thursday, December 5 @ 3 p.m., Goleman 137, with Mary Weppler

Library Catalog, GoCat Workshop

GoCat gives you powerful tools to search for books, DVDs, CDs, and other physical materials. Among the new features are enhanced limiting, relevance sorting, fuzzy matching, and better call number
displays! 

Tuesday, September 17 @ 1 p.m., Goleman 137, with Josefina Gomez 
Wednesday, October 16 @ 9a.m., Goleman 137, with Loren Valterza
Tuesday, November 5 @ 11 a.m. Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng
Monday, November 18 @ 12 p.m. Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng
Thursday, November 21 @ 3 p.m., Goleman 137, with Mary Weppler
Monday, December 2 @ Noon, Goleman 137, with Steve Schermerhorn

Research Databases Workshop

GoElectronic enables you to search the full-text content of almost all of the library databases, including e-books, articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers. 

Wednesday, September 18 @ 9 a.m., Goleman 137, with Loren Valterza
Thursday, October 17 @ 3p.m., Goleman 137, with Mary Weppler
Wednesday November 6 @ 3 p.m. Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng
Monday, November 18 @ Noon, Goleman 137, with Loren Valterza
Tuesday, November 19 @ 11 a.m. Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng
Tuesday, December 3 @ 1 p.m., Goleman 137, with Josefina Gomez

Plagiarism Prevention and Citing Sources (MLA and APA Style) Workshop

Learn what plagiarism is and how to prevent it. Also learn how to utilize citation tools to properly cite retrieved sources in References and in the body of the essay in both MLA and APA styles. 

Thursday, September 19 @ 3 p.m., Goleman 137, with Mary Weppler
Monday, October 14 @ Noon, Goleman 137, with Steve Schermerhorn
Thursday, November 7 @ 9 a.m. Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng
Tuesday, November 19 @ 1 p.m., Goleman 137, with Josefina Gomez
Wednesday, November 20 @ 3 p.m. Mountain House 106, with Daniel Ng
Wednesday, December 4 @ 9 a.m., Goleman 137, with Loren Valterza