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Research Workshops - Text Descriptions

Cite Right!

MLA, APA, ABBA… What IS it with all these confusing acronyms and citing sources?! In this workshop, the shroud of mystery surrounding citation styles will be cast off (to the tunes of Sweden’s biggest pop act) as you learn the basics of MLA and APA style. Bring your sources, your Works Cited/References list, or just bring your interest and enthusiasm! After this workshop you will no longer be in the dark about citing sources effectively!

Ready, Set, Research

In Ready, Set, Research, you will learn to search smarter, not harder! Introduction to successful research strategies for focusing your topic, planning your research and finding the best information resources for your assignment.

Librarian Presenting a Student Workshop

Research in Your PJs!

Did you know that you can do all your research from the convenience of your home (or anywhere with the Internet)?! Talk as loud as you want! Eat, drink, and nap when you feel like it! Wear whatever you want! From eBooks to live chat with librarians to using our many article databases, at this workshop you’ll learn many cool things you can do from home 24 hours a day!

Aha! Articles!

This workshop will teach you how to distinguish between scholarly and popular information as well as how to find great articles in the powerful MiraCosta College Library article databases such as ProQuest & JSTOR! Amaze your friends, impress your professors, and sleep easier at night!