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Online LRC Workshops: LRC Workshops

Online workshops designed to help you succeed

Please register in advance for each workshop. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the workshop via Zoom meeting.  These workshops are a great way to learn new new skills, meet (virtually) with a librarian, and ask questions.  Feel free to sit in on a workshop if you'd like to try one out, there's no requirement to turn on your camera!

Is there a topic you'd like to see covered in a workshop? Let us know using the form on the right. 

All sessions listed are Eastern Time 

 

How to search Gale using Topic Finder to direct your search

Introduction to Gale and more specifically the topic finder feature. Learn how the Topic Finder works and how it can assist in narrowing down broad topics.

Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 12pm

Register in advanced at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAld-Gvqz8uGNK9BYE_JA8MeeLd852kEbGO

Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 5pm

Register in advance at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsc-2urDwuGN3OEYKgPukgN92NdhnoW_0J

 

How to use Cloud Storage to access your assignments from anywhere

All Fortis students have access to both a OneDrive and a Google Drive account. Learn how and where to access both and how they can be used to store assignments so they can be accessed from anywhere. Cloud Storage also provides an extra layer of security in the case of data loss.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 @ 12pm

Register in advanced at https://zoom.us/j/3562785979?pwd=dzZjTStYWUxTamxxSCs5V2Vmcmljdz09

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 @ 5pm

Register in advance at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpce6vpjIoE9WeUNksoBwglritjWbfqEdr

 

Research 101: How to use LIRN

Overwhelmed by the information presented  during orientation or just need a refresher?  This workshop will provide a basic introduction to LIRN: where and how to access LIRN, why would you want to use LIRN, what databases are available, and what each of them has to offer.  

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 @ 12pm

Register in advanced at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYqce-trzIpG9HeyDs2LMHCWJtLm7p9bhK4

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 @ 5pm

Register in advance at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMud-mqqTsqGNZ1TalcGoIW08-gMjjD6Ztv

 

APA format – how to cite

Introduction to APA format, focusing on how to cite in APA format. Learn about what should be cited and then see how to cite some of the most commonly used source types. 

Monday, November 9, 2020 @ 12pm

Register in advanced at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUtcuiqrz8vGNe-cJUk6Cd2Qn70k-Z01aiD

Monday, November 9, 2020 @ 5pm

Register in advance at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrde6orjMtGN2YRCuUwj-xfJXhMNRC3os2

 

How to put together a simple and attractive PowerPoint presentation

Introduction to PowerPoint. Learn about creating a new document, creating new slides, the various types of slides, using Designs, animations and transitions, etc. Get advice on how to put together a simple, effective and consistent PowerPoint. 

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 @ 12pm

Register in advanced at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJApceispzMrH9eoRIRXoFruktKH587Uozz4

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 @ 5pm

Register in advance at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMtce2rrD0sE92a8u9Gsjp35TrFR5n6hSHF

 

APA format – how to use the template

How to use the APA template page in the LRC LibGuides.  Learn how to download this easy to use template. This will cover APA 6th and 7th editions and how to navigate the different features of the template (how to access the header, how to insert page numbers, how to do a hanging indent, etc.).

Thursday, November 19, 2020 @ 12pm

Register in advanced at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArdeirrzIqG9XRr_c-1H8Fu-xWwGjOmg3a

Thursday, November 19, 2020 @ 5pm

Register in advance at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArfumorzMtG9QR5teWyUURDVkhTPUa1y2g


Tuesday, December 1, 2020 @ 12pm

Register in advanced at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEscuyqrz4qHdcVdcLa9C9FJBblQTY2KGcs

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 @ 5pm

Register in advance at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwoc-6hrz8qE9PV3EfCnYud_QGWfYI9UwmF

 

How to put together a simple and attractive PowerPoint presentation

Introduction to PowerPoint. Learn about creating a new document, creating new slides, the various types of slides, using Designs, animations and transitions, etc. Get advice on how to put together a simple, effective and consistent PowerPoint. 

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 @ 12pm

Register in advanced at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqc-iqrTkjGtRAdBHafwcUxoIj8eo0FN6Q

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 @ 5pm

Register in advance at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUrceGgpz0tGdf_ELEJ4qrKNoIM-Vyb2RYj

 

How to upload a video to YouTube so only your professor can see it

For some courses, students are asked to create and then upload videos so their professors can access them. Learn how to create a YouTube account, how to use YouTube studio, and then how to create a video only accessible with the URL.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 @ 12pm

Register in advanced at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwqd-GtrDkrGNJOCrDn8FFOKbv4wUh_jgOD

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 @ 5pm

Register in advance at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwpfu6trjIoH9Sph4RWjRD3BXUX8I3dDiti

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