Sign-up for a Free Library Workshop!

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Sign-up for a free library workshop to improve your: research skills, grades, overvall academic achievement, and lifelong learning. Workshops being offered for the summer semester include:

  • Research the Smart Way 
    General introduction to the services and resources available at JSRCC Library. Topics covered include sources for topic ideas and overviews, strategies for searching the library catalog and online databases, how to access licensed library databases from off-campus, how to obtain the full text of an article, and the differences between using Google and licensed library databases.
  • MS Word & PowerPoint Basics 
    A quick overview of how to do basic functions in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint 2007, from how-to print & save, to basic formatting issues.  Time will be provided for specific questions.

Click here to register online.  Use can also click on Library Workshops, from the JSRCC Library’s home page.

If you would like further information on the workshops offered this semester, contact the Reference Desk.

Library Workshop Offerings for Spring

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Sign up for a free 60 minute library workshop to improve your: research skills, grades, overvall academic achievement, and lifelong learning. Workshops still being offered this Spring Semester include:

  • Research the Smart Way 
    General introduction to the services and resources available at JSRCC Library. Topics covered include sources for topic ideas and overviews, strategies for searching the library catalog and online databases, how to access licensed library databases from off-campus, how to obtain the full text of an article, and the differences between Internet and licensed library databases.
  • Cite it Right – MLA Style
    Learn how to identify parts of a citation; how to cite a variety of print and online resources in MLA style using: database citation tools; the WorldCat Cite this Item tool; and various other online resource examples and citation generators.
  • A Smarter Search Experience with EBSCO 2.0
    The library’s new collection of EBSCO databases provides access to millions of full-text journal, magazine, and newspaper articles as well as books on a wide variety of topics. Find out how quick and easy it is to search for information with EBSCO 2.0. Topics covered will include: search tips and techniques for precise results; how-to save articles and searches; how-to use the Cite this Article tool to automatically generate article citations in various formats including MLA and APA.
  • Google Tips and Tricks
    Highlights some of the features included with the school’s use of Gmail, including Gmail tips and tricks, Google chat, Google docs and Google books.

Click here to register online.  Use can also click on Library Workshops, from the JSRCC Library’s home page.

If you would like further information on any of the workshops offered this semester, contact the Reference Desk.