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Spring 2019 Online Presentations / Webinars

If you can't attend the live presentation/webinar at the time listed below, register and we will send you a link to the recording a few days after the event. 

All times are U.S. Central Time

Library Resources Overview – Spring 1

Thurs. Jan. 17, 2019

6:00 to 6:30pm U.S. Central Time

An introduction to the library website and the array of information available online to students across the world of Webster. Learn how to access subject-specific research guides, articles, books and ebooks and one-on-one help from a librarian. We will show you how to find the information you need when you need it, all from the comfort of your own home.

To register for this training session, go to https://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=tae55cc080c741d2d1702c10d3ea92e1f 
Once you are approved by the host, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session.

To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link:
https://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=t4da62c4768b89c8295d11297a45c0c50

Finding and Using Data: Research Like a Pro

Thurs. Feb. 7

6:00 to 6:30 U.S. Central Time

Data can help you understand a phenomenon and create new information and knowledge. Data can provide answers, but also help you ask the right questions. Using data sets available through library resources, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations can give you insight into a topic that you cannot achieve by reading facts and statistics. Join us for this session on when to use data sets and where to find them to boost your research abilities.  

To register for this training session go to https://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=t2b4f4cc7ae668c4151009cecb1efbd1d  Once you are approved by the host, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session.

To view in other time zonesorlanguages, please click the link:  https://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=tea0e78c5752ba7b23ec8bd6f92a25bd4

 

Ensuring Academic Integrity for Faculty

Tues.  March 5, 2019

12 noon to 12:30pm  U.S. Central Time

This webinar examines ways faculty can help decrease instances of plagiarism and cheating in their classrooms.  This webinar will discuss the basic rules for using and interpreting Turnitin, alternative ways to detect academic dishonesty and recommendations for improving assignments and assessments.

To register for this training session go to https://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=t6ae2919eea1a1797ac0e09a65fc3d4bb  Once you are approved by the host, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session.

To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link: 
https://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=tf920ea69c3b5494aa07b9650d91b59b8

Students:  We have recorded a webinar for you, too! Watch Ensuring Academic Integrity for Students to learn practical ways to paraphrase, use direct quotes and how to balance your outside sources with your own ideas and voice.

Library Resources Overview – Spring 2

Wed. Mar. 20, 2019

6:00 to 6:30pm U.S. Central Time

An introduction to the library website and the array of information available online to students across the world of Webster. Learn how to access subject-specific research guides, articles, books and ebooks and one-on-one help from a librarian. We will show you how to find the information you need when you need it, all from the comfort of your own home.

To register for this training session go to https://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=t8a586ac15d55e655941dcecaa7a81c89 Once you are approved by the host, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session.

To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link
:  ://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=tcd366e02ebe2b00d60c3ea277410f567

Academic Writing & Research: Top Tips to Transform Your Papers

Wed. April 3, 2019

5:30 to 6:30 pm

New to writing and research or just want to up your game?  Join us!  Learn simple and effective tips from Writing Center and Library staff to make your writing more polished and to find and integrate others’ ideas and research to strengthen your thesis and argument.

To register for this training session go to https://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=td80cc71e49e3762edf956fec9b199eb8  Once you are approved by the host, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session.

To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link https://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=tc1a504212b930bc3895e3eb11eeb55a5

Library Resources Overview – Summer

Thurs. June 6, 2019

6:00 to 6:30pm U.S. Central Time

An introduction to the library website and the array of information available online to students across the world of Webster. Learn how to access subject-specific research guides, articles, books and ebooks and one-on-one help from a librarian. We will show you how to find the information you need when you need it, all from the comfort of your own home.

To register for this training session go to https://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=t7c9cf9276174c97eccbe1cdc6a751912 Once you are approved by the host, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session.

To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link: https://websteru.webex.com/websteru/k2/j.php?MTID=t63a0b166ef5d64468a8e01609028369d