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Library Basics

Library Basics

Host: RRC Library; Presenter: Bettina Allen

student working in LibraryThe resources available through Library Services can at times seem mysterious and daunting, especially to new students. This session aims to solve this mystery by laying the foundation for students to use library resources effectively. Students will learn what the library has to offer and why it is important to use the library as opposed to basic search engines such as ‘Google.’

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Getting Started with Research

Getting Started With Research

Host: RRC Library; Presenter: Rosemary Woodby

student holding a paper and penResearch can be overwhelming. There is a lot to consider before you ever touch a search engine. This session will cover the basics of what you need to know to be effective in doing research.

Follow up with the ‘Research Skills’ session to get the most out of your keywords.

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Research Skills

Research Skills 

Host: RRC Library; Presenter: Rosemary Woodby

Student with laptop       The number one problem students have when searching is creating keywords and building them into useful search strategies. Learn some more advanced techniques to break down your search question, make finding keywords easier, and using operators to create useful search strategies.

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Information Evaluation for College Research and Beyond

Information Evaluation for College Research and Beyond

Host: RRC Library; Presenter: Fatima DeMelo

Student writing on paperYour instructors want you to find credible information for their assignments. What does that mean? In this session, you will learn about the challenges of evaluating information online and in databases. It includes three information evaluation techniques to help examine the information you discover.

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One Search: The Library's Search Engine

One Search: The Library's Search Engine 

Host: RRC Library; Presenter: Rosemary Woodby

Student smiling   The new and improved OneSearch will search print books, ebooks, as well as 30+ full-text databases simultaneously. Learn how to use this powerful tool!

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Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity

Host: RRC Library; Presenter: Lisa Vogt

Nursing student writing on a piece of paperHave you ever thought about how to demonstrate academic integrity? Academic integrity is defined as a commitment to the values of honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility and courage in all learning activities. Learn more about how these values help students make good choices that support success in college and in the workplace.

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A Thought Experiment in Copyright

A Thought Experiment in Copyright

Host: RRC Library; Presenter: Ebony Novakowski

Library bookcases                    Do you ever wonder how all that content gets shared on social media and the internet? Did you know RRC has a Copyright Policy for all students and staff? Do you know who owns Copyright to photos taken when a monkey steals your camera and takes a picture? Are you ever worried you might infringe on Copyright? This session provides resources for navigating copyright as well as a base understanding of the responsibilities we have in respecting Copyright law and policy when using copyrighted materials.

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