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Schedule a workshop with an MJC research librarian!

Due to staffing over the summer Workshops on Demand will not be offered. They will return in the fall.


WHAT ARE WORKSHOPS ON DEMAND?

Instead of librarians creating and scheduling workshops in advance, on-demand workshops are created and scheduled by students, faculty, or staff as the need for them arises .They are designed for groups of people who are working on the same project (e.g.. a group presentation, a research paper, etc.) or hoping to work collaboratively to acquire a particular skill  (e.g.. APA format, evaluating Web pages, etc). 

WHO CAN REQUEST A WORKSHOP?

Workshops may be requested by any member of the Modesto Junior College community. This includes:

  • Students 
  • Faculty
  • Supplemental Instruction leaders
  • Student Success Specialists
  • Departments & Divisions

WHAT KINDS OF WORKSHOPS CAN I REQUEST?

We will do our best to create any information literacy workshop supporting your success at MJC. Examples include:

  • general introduction or overview of available library services and resources
  • tips & tricks session focusing on a specific database, tool, or skill set (e.g.. Gale Databases, NoodleTools, finding peer-reviewed journals)
  • A  writing & citing workshop that helps participants incorporate outside sources you've already found into your work using a formatting style such as MLA, APA, Chicago, or Harvard
  • A 100% customized workshop providing the tools you need to complete virtually any assignment or project requiring research

WHERE ARE WORKSHOPS HELD?

Workshops usually take place in one of the Library & Learning Centers study rooms, though alternate arrangements can be made depending on available facilities, the size of the group, and whether hands-on access to computers is required. Students may request either East or West campus, and the L&LC will make every effort to honor that preference. When you receive confirmation of your scheduled workshop, it will list the workshop location.