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ENGL 1001: English Composition

Library resources for English 1001 (ENGL 1001) research assignments

ONLINE LIBRARY INSTRUCTION FOR ENGL 1001

There are two options for online library instruction for ENGL 1001: one is self-paced, and allows you to work through the steps  on this guide on your own; the other is a series virtual workshops led by a librarian.  Both the self-paced workbook and the workshops will cover developing  topics, choosing keywords, and searching  for and evaluating sources. 

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VIRTUAL RESEARCH REFRESHER WORKSHOP

Virtual Research Refresher Workshops

These online interactive sessions will be led by a librarian. Please review workshop outcomes and preparation below. 


Fall 2022 Workshops


Part 1: Research Refresher (Topics and Searching)

  • Wed Sept 14, 2022    10:00-11:00am     Zoom     Link to Register 
  • Tue  Sept 20, 2022    4:00-5:00pm         Zoom     Link to Register 
  • workshop will be repeated; students need only attend one
    • Outcomes: This hands-on session will cover how to develop research topics, identify keywords, and search for scholarly articles in library databases
    • Preparation:  Students should come to the workshop with a topic idea in mind

Part 2: Research Refresher (Reading and Evaluating Sources)

  • Wed, Oct 12, 2022  10:00-11:00am   Zoom     Link to Register 
  • Tue, Oct 18, 2022   4:00-5:00pm      Zoom     Link to Register 
  • workshop will be repeated; students need only attend one
    • Outcomes: This interactive session will go over strategies for efficiently evaluating and reading a scholarly article. This will be particularly helpful to students completing annotated bibliographies.
    • Preparation: Students should bring one potential source for their papers to the workshop.

Workshop Details

  • Sessions will last one hour. The sessions are identical, so you only need to attend one.
  • Registration is required and  is automatically approved. You can register and/or cancel registration up until the workshop starts.
  • Please plan to arrive a few minutes early to make sure your audio is set up. You will not need a camera or microphone, but you will need to have speakers or headphones to hear.
  • The workshop will be most beneficial using a laptop or computer (tablets and phones may make it more difficult to engage in some of the research activities).
  •  Attendance will be taken and lists sent to instructors after each workshop. Students will also complete a digital worksheet they can send to instructors as proof of attendance.

SELF-PACED INSTRUCTION: LIBRARY WORKBOOK

This workbook contains all of the activities within this guide, in one spot.  You can also access these worksheets individually in each corresponding unit.  The handbook is a pdf form, so you can download it and edit it directly on your own computer.  This is a great way to keep track of your research progress throughout the semester.  

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