Students plagiarize for many reasons. While some are simply trying to get through a course as easily as possible, Continue reading “Final Two Plagiarism Workshops: November 1st 3:30pm, and November 7 6:00pm”
Students plagiarize for many reasons. While some are simply trying to get through a course as easily as possible, Continue reading “Plagiarism Workshops , Midway!”
Students plagiarize for many reasons. While some are simply trying to get through a course as easily as possible, Continue reading “More Plagiarism Workshops”
Students plagiarize for many reasons. While some are simply trying to get through a course as easily as possible, Continue reading “Fall 2017 Plagiarism Workshops”
Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 11:00am – 1:00pm (registration from 10:30-11:00)
SUNY Geneseo, Milne Library, TERC area CLICK FOR MAP
Members of the Rochester Lego Users Group will introduce basic concepts in Lego® design and showcase some of their creations. Attendees will get a chance to build their own creations, and explore physical and digital Lego® design. SUNY Geneseo students will be lending a hand to help younger enthusiasts in designing and creating their projects, however, parents must stay with children during the event.
This is the latest in several planned joint SUNY Geneseo and Community events involving LEGO® designed to bridge the gaps of fun and learning with students and families!
This event is FREE and open to anyone interested in Lego® creation and NO experience required!
For more information or to RSVP (not required!), please email Michelle Costello (firstname.lastname@example.org)!
Is the stuff on Mr. Robot real?
Thursday, September 22 from
4-6:00 pm in
At Milne Library’s CryptoParty, work with staff one-on-one to explore tools for better privacy and hear short talks on topics including: Tor, SciHub, the Internet of Things, social engineering, and more.
Better privacy is for everyone. All levels of comfort with technology are welcome!
Can’t make it? Our Systems Librarian, maintains a guide about some of the topics we’ll cover.
Find out how to use research management tools like Zotero to gather, organize and automatically create citations for research papers. In this workshop, you will learn about the options available and gain hands-on experience with one of these tools to capture, save and export citations into a word document in the citation style of your choice. Instructor: Tracy Paradis – Reference & Instruction Librarian, Milne Library
Becoming an Uber Efficient Researcher Using Research Management Tools
Wednesday, September 21
2:30 – 3:30 pm
MacVittie College Union Room 322/323
Please bring a laptop to the workshop!
Great leaders gather information and critically analyze the facts before making good decisions. Attendees at this workshop will discover helpful tips and strategies that are used in any kind of database to help improve their searches, save time and determine the best quality resources for their research. Instructor: Dan Ross – Academic Excellence, Milne Library
Basic Database Searching*
Monday, September 12th
2:30 – 3:30 pm |
MacVittie College Union Room 322/323
[Register for Ruby Certificate Credit] *Required Workshop
Students plagiarize for many reasons. While some are simply trying to get through a course as easily as possible, others procrastinate and panic, taking a few short cuts to get the assignment done. Some students think that text on a “group-developed” web page like Wikipedia does not have to be cited because it is “common knowledge” (not true!). Others genuinely do not understand how to paraphrase, quote, and cite properly.
In this workshop taught by librarians, students will:
- discuss how copyright laws and plagiarism rules apply to using material from the web
- learn how citing correctly can help avoid unintentional plagiarism
- learn how to write a paragraph that successfully and clearly distinguishes paraphrases and quotes from original ideas and language
See the website for a complete list of dates the workshop is offered.
Students 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: Librarian Milne Library
Monday, February 22, 7:00 – 7:50 pm | Milne 104
Thursday, February 25, 4:00 – 4:50 pm | Milne 104
[Register for Ruby Certificate Credit]