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Welcome to YOUR Library!


Welcome to YOUR MiraCosta Library! Come learn all about your college's library and awesome services and resources they provide! Did you know, for instance, that they provide access to more than 170,000 eBooks?! Or to more than 35,000 different magazines, journals, and newspapers?! You'll find this workshop informative, entertaining, and useful whether you're a new or returning student.


Ready, Set, Research!


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


Aha! Articles!


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

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Upcoming Workshops

Week 3 - Welcome to YOUR MiraCosta Library!

Tues 1/28, SAN 107, 12:00 - 1:00, Myla

Thurs 1/30, OCN 1201, 12:00 - 1:00, Richard

Thurs 1/30, ONLINE*, 7:00pm - 8:00pm, Steven


 Week 7 - Ready, Set, Research! 

Tues 2/25, SAN 107, 12:00 - 1:00, Myla

Wed 2/26, ONLINE*, 7:00 - 8:00pm, Pamela

Thurs 2/27, OCN 1201, 12:00 - 1:00, Richard


Week 10 - Aha! Articles!

Wed 3/19, ONLINE*, 7:00pm - 8:00pm, Steven

Tues 3//25, SAN 107, 12:00 - 1:00, Jennifer

Thurs 3/27, OCN 1201, 12:00 - 1:00, Richard


Week 14 - Cite Right!

Tues 4/22, SAN 107, 12:00 - 1:00, Myla

Thurs 4/24, OCN 1201, 12:00 - 1:00, Glorian


*All Online Workshops are entered via the library's homepage. Please test your computer's readiness by clicking here to participate in the online workshop BEFORE the date and time of the workshop.


Cite Right!


In Cite Right! the shroud of mystery surrounding citation styles will be cast off as you learn the basics of MLA style and APA style. Bring your sources, your Works Cited or References list, or just bring your interest and enthusiasm! After this workshop you will no longer be in the dark about citing sources effectively!


Archived Webinars

2/25/14- Ready Set Research!

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1/30/14 - Welcome to YOUR MiraCosta Library!

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10/23/13 - Aha Articles!

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9/25/13 - Ready Set Research!

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9/4/13 - Welcome to YOUR MiraCosta Library!

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4/11/13 - Ready Set Research! 

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2/6/13 - Ready Set Research!

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9/12/12 - Ready Set Research!

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10/3/12 - No More Paper Cuts!

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10/24/12 - Aha Articles!

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11/7/12 - Cite Right! 

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