Anti-Plagiarism – Citing Correctly Using Chicago/Turabian

GOLD.ChicagoThe best way to avoid plagiarizing by mistake is to be meticulous in your citing of articles, books, and online sources. Following the style manual your professor requires, however, can be confusing and frustrating. This workshop will give you practice in placing footnotes or in-text citations correctly in the Chicago/Turabian style. It will also help you learn what needs to be included in citations for common materials.
Instructor: Sue Ann Brainard – Library Faculty, Milne Library

Thursday, November 12, 4:30 – 5:30 pm | Milne 104

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The Final Plagiarism Workshop for Fall

PlagiarismpicFINALStudents plagiarize for many reasons, including procrastination, panic, and lack of understanding about how to paraphrase, quote, and cite properly. In this workshop taught by librarians, students will discuss plagiarism scenarios, understand the importance of using original ideas and language, and learn how to incorporate paraphrases and quotes into their writing.
Instructor: Librarians Milne Library

Wednesday, November 11, 6:00 – 6:50 pm | Newton 214

 

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Anti-Plagiarism – Citing Correctly Using APA

GOLD.APAThe best way to avoid plagiarizing by mistake is to be meticulous in your citing of articles, books, and online sources. Following the style manual your professor requires, however, can be confusing and frustrating. This workshop will give you practice in placing footnotes or in-text citations correctly in the APA style. It will also help you learn what needs to be included in citations for common materials.
Instructor: Dan Ross – Academic Excellence Librarian, Milne Library

Wednesday, November 11, 2:30 – 3:30 pm | Milne 104

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Anti-Plagiarism – MLA

GOLD.MLAThe best way to avoid plagiarizing by mistake is to be meticulous in your citing of articles, books, and online sources. Following the style manual your professor requires, however, can be confusing and frustrating. This workshop will give you practice in placing footnotes or in-text citations correctly in the MLA style. It will also help you learn what needs to be included in citations for common materials.
Instructor: Tracy Paradis – Reference & Instruction Librarian, Milne Library

Tuesday, November 10, 3:30 – 4:30 pm | Milne 104

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GOLD: Don’t Believe Everything You Read

GOLD.DontBelieveCritical Analysis of Sources

Determining a source’s worth is more complicated than identifying whether or not it is scholarly or popular. All types of sources–even those that are scholarly–can potentially host biased stances and/or flawed conclusions. Workshop attendees will be empowered to evaluate all of their sources beyond the surface-level, enhancing the quality of their own scholarship.
Instructor: Dan Ross – Academic Excellence Librarian, Milne Library

Thursday, November 5, 5:30 – 6:30 pm | Milne 104
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Plagiarism Workshops, Coming to a Close

PlagiarismpicDatesStudents plagiarize for many reasons, including procrastination, panic, and lack of understanding about how to paraphrase, quote, and cite properly. In this workshop taught by librarians, students will discuss plagiarism scenarios, understand the importance of using original ideas and language, and learn how to incorporate paraphrases and quotes into their writing.
Instructor: Librarians Milne Library

Monday, November 2, 4:00 – 4:50 pm | Milne 104

OR

Tuesday, November 3, 5:00 – 5:50 pm | Newton 214

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Upcoming Plagiarism Dates

PlagiarismpicDatesStudents plagiarize for many reasons, including procrastination, panic, and lack of understanding about how to paraphrase, quote, and cite properly. In this workshop taught by librarians, students will discuss plagiarism scenarios, understand the importance of using original ideas and language, and learn how to incorporate paraphrases and quotes into their writing.
Instructor: Librarians Milne Library

Tuesday, October 27, 5:30 – 6:20 pm | Milne 104

 

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Advanced Database Searching

GOLD.AdvDatabseUsing Filters and Citation Tracking to Improve Your Search Results 

Leaders, scholars, and professionals all have one thing in common: they have complex information needs. This workshop will teach participants to leverage the power of online search tools by applying filters, citation tracking, and other techniques rarely used by casual researchers. You’ll be expert researchers after this workshop!
Instructors: Bonnie Swoger –Library Faculty, Milne Library, Sue Ann Brainard – Library Faculty, Milne Library

Thursday, October 29, 2:30 – 3:30 pm | Milne 104

(Ruby) *Required Workshop
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Leveraging Social Media to Make an Impact 

GOLD.SMImpactBecome familiar with some of the social media technologies needed to represent yourself as a professional, your organization, or your cause. These include social networks, social bookmarking, and other relevant web 2.0 applications. The focus of this workshop is to establish best practices, begin developing your message, and to take a closer look at the techniques and tactics used for getting noticed.
Instructor: Tracy Paradis – Reference & Instruction Librarian, Milne Library

Tuesday, October 27, 4:30 – 5:30 pm | Milne 104

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Plagiarism Workshops This Week

PlagiarismpicDatesStudents plagiarize for many reasons, including procrastination, panic, and lack of understanding about how to paraphrase, quote, and cite properly. In this workshop taught by librarians, students will discuss plagiarism scenarios, understand the importance of using original ideas and language, and learn how to incorporate paraphrases and quotes into their writing.
Instructor: Librarians Milne Library

Monday, October 19, 2:30 – 3:20 pm | Milne 104

OR

Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 – 7:50 pm | Milne 104

[Register for Ruby Certificate Credit]