General Workshop Series

Reach for Excellence

Research is a form of inquiry – you have a question and investigate the answer. Attend the University Libraries’ workshop series and gain skills to become a better and more confident researcher.  

Bring a “brown bag” dinner and your inquisitive nature! 

Spring 2022 Workshop Series

Down the Research Rabbit Hole

Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 5pm via Zoom
Are you unsure where to start your research? Do you find yourself doing lots of unproductive searches that don’t find the sources you need? In this workshop we will talk about how to make the most of your library research. We’ll look at how to most effectively search Google Scholar and use the library databases.
Need a reminder? Add to your Google Calendar.


Tuesday, March 22 at 5pm via Zoom

Need a crash course in using the citation management system Zotero? We’re here to help! We’ll discuss how to download Zotero, how to add sources to your Zotero library and how to add citations to Google Docs and Microsoft Word, as well as some other helpful Zotero tips and tricks. 

Need a reminder? Add to your Google Calendar.

The Art of Persuasion: Make Your Sources Work for You

Tuesday, April 19 at 5pm via Zoom

Are you unsure what your professors mean by “synthesizing” your sources? Do you struggle to integrate your sources into your paper? Do you feel like your paper reads awkwardly and unnaturally? In this workshop we’ll talk about ways to successfully integrate your sources into your paper in a natural, conversational way. 

Need a reminder? Add to your Google Calendar.

Miss a Workshop? 

Check for a recording here.



Offering Extra Credit

Would you like to offer your students extra credit for attending one or more of these library workshops? 

Contact Lisa Hoover at or x3760 and we would be happy to share the attendance list with you. 

Custom Sessions

Would you like a librarian to create a custom workshop for your class? A librarian can visit your class for a custom lecture or workshop tailored to your class assignment(s). Fill out a request or email us at 

Unable to Make it?

Do you need help, but are unable to make it to one of workshops? Make an appointment to meet with a librarian one-on-one via Zoom for help with your research project, or email us at