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Interactive Library Research & Writing Webinars Announced

Luther Rice Students:

 

Are you unsure of how to get started conducting research for a class paper or other project? Are you struggling to find good sources or to format your papers? We want to help!

Join our live interactive library webinars in February and March to discover what your library offers and how to access the content you need to complete your assignments and research papers.

Registration Required
Register by clicking the date links below:

Getting Started with Library Research

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM


Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM

 

In this live webinar, you will learn the following:

·         What your library offers—such as online books and journals, guides, research assistance, and more

·         How to locate scholarly, peer-reviewed articles

·         How to narrow your search results to find the best resources for your assignment

·         How to access library eBooks

·         How to recognize an appropriate resource to use for an assignment

·         Where to access videos that will lead you step-by-step through the research process

·         How to locate library assistance resources available 24-hours a day

 

Conquer Turabian Formatting

 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM


Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 7:00 PM

 

In this live webinar, you will learn the following:

·         How to format your papers in Turabian style using Microsoft Word

·         How to set up margins, fonts, indents, and double spacing

·         How to create a title page, table of contents, and bibliography

·         How to insert page numbers correctly

·         How to use footnotes

·         How to access additional Turabian help and sample formatted papers

 

Library Research: Beyond the Basics

 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 10:00 AM


Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7:00 PM

 

In this live webinar, you will learn the following:

·         How to use databases not searched through OneSEARCH

·         Specific search strategies to help you find more relevant resources

·         How to locate conservative theological articles

·         How to search for articles written about a specific passage of scripture

·         How to search the entire text of every EBSCO eBook within seconds

·         How to save articles and eBooks in your own personal research folder for easy access

·         How to download library eBooks

 

Please contact me if you have any questions.  We look forward to meeting with you.

 

Alisha Blevins, M.L.I.S.

Assistant Director for Library Services

770-484-1204 ext. 5267

library.lutherrice.edu