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The library offers general library instruction, as well as subject-specific workshops. Their content ranges from simple library tours to hands-on workshops concentrating on the use of specific online resources. 

The Library Workshops constitute a series of sessions that aim at educating you on various information literacy and referencing issues. We are currently offering the following library workshops. Please note that seat availability is limited and that your registration is required. Also note that all on-campus workshops are held in the library instruction room, located at the lower level of the library and all online workshops are held via Skype.

APA for Dummies!

This workshop mainly addresses undergraduate students attending courses in the social sciences and business. It is also open to anyone interested in refreshing their citation building skills or learning the basics of the referencing style of the American Psychological Association. Participants will become acquainted with the library's APA citation guide and learn how to build correct citations of basic types of sources, such as books, articles, and websites.
Audience: Students attending courses in the social sciences and business
Offered: On campus

APA for Graduate Students

This workshop addresses graduate students. It focuses on issues of paper formatting, in-text citations, and bibliographic citation building following the referencing style of the American Psychological Association.
Audience: Graduate students
Offered: Online & on campus

Become a Google Scholar "Guru"

This workshop is open to sophomore or older students, faculty, and staff, who wish to enhance their research skills by familiarizing themselves with a sophisticated research tool like Google Scholar. Participants will learn how to operate Google Scholar to retrieve full-text resources, organize their results with Google Scholar features, and evaluate articles with Google Scholar bibliometric tools.
Audience: Entire ACG community
Offered: On campus

Crash Course on APA Paper Formatting

This workshop is open to anyone, who wishes to learn the basic paper formatting guidelines of the APA style. Through hands-on exercises, participants will be taught all the functions of MS Word necessary for them to properly format their APA papers. They will also create an APA paper template, which they will be able to take with them for future use.
Audience: Entire ACG community. Highly recommended to students majoring in psychology!
Offered: On campus

Library 1000: Resources for Graduate Students

This workshop is designed to meet the research needs of graduate students. Its purpose is to introduce participants to the print and electronic resources available at the ACG Libraries. It also aims at familiarizing them with the John S. Bailey Library website.
Audience: Graduate students
Offered: Online & on campus

MLA for Dummies!

This workshop mainly addresses undergraduate students attending courses in the humanities, but is also open to anyone interested in refreshing their citation building skills or learning the basics of the referencing style of the Modern Language Association. Participants will become acquainted with the library's MLA citation guide and learn how to build correct citations of basic types of sources, such as books, articles, and websites.
Audience: Students attending courses in the humanities
Offered: On campus