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You can learn to find and use the library resources and other learning technologies by taking library workshops.


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Delivered by the learner technology support associate and the librarians, this workshop introduces learners to APA citing, referencing, and document formatting. You will be able to describe the importance of using APA style to avoid plagiarism, use the library's Microsoft Word template, and get hands-on practice in finding the correct guidelines for creating in-text citations and references.

Library databases are where you’ll find the type of information your instructors want you to use in assignments. This hands-on workshop shows you how to use the library’s collection of over 60 online databases to find the best and most relevant information available. You will learn how to get started on a research assignment and apply tips and techniques to quickly and easily find e-books, articles, reports, and more.

Your instructors want you to use the best information in assignments. This workshop guides you in choosing the right information both in the library and on the internet. You’ll learn about types of reliable sources like scholarly books, grey literature, and peer-reviewed articles and get hands-on practice in finding these formats in the library’s online catalogue and database collection.

Are your instructors asking you to use peer-reviewed journal articles? Peer-reviewed articles are a great source of reliable, high-quality information but can be challenging to find and read. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to search for and identify peer-reviewed articles in the library’s databases, you'll understand how peer-reviewed articles are structured, and you'll apply reading strategies effectively use in assignments.

Delivered by the librarians and the tutor for the School of Health and Wellness and School of Community Studies, this workshop will explain what plagiarism is and how you can avoid it through citation and referencing. We’ll review the College’s academic honesty policies and give you practical strategies for preventing plagiarism in your assignments. 


Contact us

RGO Library & Learning Commons
345 6th Avenue SE
North Campus, 1st & 2nd Floor
Calgary, Alberta T2G 4V1

403-410-1647
circulation@bowvalleycollege.ca

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