Madison College librarians and tutors have designed an on-going series of 30-minute workshops for students, parents of our students, staff and members of our community. This workshop series is free and does not require pre-registration or a WebEx account.
NEW! Real Time. Real Tech. Live Drop in Sessions
Drop in during these live sessions to get research and academic technology support from librarians and peers in a respectful space.
NEW! Streaming Workshops
A sampling of our most popular workshops are now available to stream anytime!
NEW! On-Demand By Request
Current students may request additional On Demand workshops by completing the request form.
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Madison College Libraries is offering a 'Digital Backpack Series' program to give students and parents an opportunity to learn more about how to make the most of virtual learning. There are classes on video conferencing, library research, equipment best for online classes, plus a basics of virtual learning class, among others.
Registration is FREE but REQUIRED for planning purposes.
Click on the date hyperlinks to reserve your spot!
How Do I Find Peer-Reviewed Sources?
Has your instructor asked to include a couple scholarly, peer-reviewed sources for your paper. You understand their description of what it is, but where can you find them? Join us to find out how library subscription databases can make the process much easier. We'll also take a peek at Google Scholar and other web tools to find open access peer-reviewed sources.
Audience: Current students, community.
Thursday, 9/30 10:00am
Is Your Device Honorlock Ready?
This session will demo the steps required to use the online proctoring application Honorlock. We’ll cover the installation process for the Honorlock browser extension as well as review the verification process to take an online exam.
Audience: prospective and current students, parents.
Monday, 10/11 2:00pm
Wednesday, 10/20 10:00am
Thursday, 12/2 3:00pm
Monday, 12/6 11:00am
Paper Panic: Finding credible sources fast
Is your paper due soon, like really soon, and don’t want it to look like you just grabbed the first sources you saw from Google? Join us to find out how our library databases and resources can help you get to more credible and reliable sources more quickly. Also, find out some simple criteria to use to evaluate the quality of web resources if you do use Google.
Audience: prospective and current students, and parents
Wednesday, 10/13 2:00pm
Thursday, 10/21 10:00am
Join Madison College Librarians to learn about relevant and trending topics in education. These hour-long specialty workshops will discuss professional development tools that the library can provide, along with resources to improve class design and student accessibility.
More coming soon!
Join highly-regarded guest speakers for workshops on academic related topics. Open for all to join and free!
More coming soon!