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Live, and Drop in workshops offered by Madison College Librarians and Tutors.

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Fall 2023

Fall 2023 Workshops

Registration is FREE but REQUIRED for planning purposes.
Click on the date hyperlinks to reserve your spot!

Get Your Citations in Order ​
Presenter: Stacey Pipson
You’re in the process of writing your paper or you’ve just finished it. Now you need some stellar citations to submit with it. Join us to learn about credible resources to create and check your citations quickly and accurately.
Audience: Current students
Tuesday September 26         2:00pm

Tuesday October 17            10:00am

Is Your Device Honorlock Ready? ​
Presenter: Erika Linzner
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.
Tuesday October 10      11:00am
Monday October 16         2:00pm
Tuesday December 5      1:00pm
Thursday December 7    2:00pm

File Storage and Collaboration
Presenter: Jennifer Kasch​
Learn about file storage options available to you as a student at Madison College. We’ll also discuss collaboration options offered through tools like OneDrive and Microsoft Teams. Use the technology available to you to work effectively and efficiently.
Audience: Current students

Wednesday October 11    9:00am

Friday November 10       10:00am

Tuesday December 5       3:00pm

Working With Online Presentation Tools ​
Presenter: Matthew Coan
This workshop will explain how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to build, record, and post slideshows. Whether you're doing a traditional slideshow or building a video, come join us to learn the basics of this powerful presentation tool.
Audience: Current students

Tuesday October 17       1:00pm
Tuesday November 14  12:00pm

Formatting Microsoft Word for Research Paper Success
Presenter: Mark Luetkehoelter
This workshop will go over some of the most common questions when formatting papers in Microsoft Word, including how to use headers, page numbers, and that all important hanging indent. Don't miss this opportunity to get all your questions answered so your final papers will be picture perfect. 
Audience: Current students
Wednesday November 1             2:00pm
Thursday November 2                 2:00pm

Paper Panic: finding credible sources fast
Presenter: Mark Luetkehoelter
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 find credible and reliable sources quickly. Also, find out some simple criteria to use to evaluate the quality of web resources if you do use Google.
Audience: Current students
Wednesday November 29      2:00pm
Thursday November 30          2:00pm

HESI Test Prep: study resources
Presenter: Autumn Hall-Tun
Getting ready to take the HESI exam for nursing? Ensure your success by joining us for this session, which will introduce a variety of library resources specifically for HESI test prep. Resources will include online practice exams, books, e-books and more.
Audience: Current students.

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