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Online Library Instruction: Schedule/Register

Welcome!

You can see our upcoming webinars on the calendar and in the list below. We offer several different topics at this time. Make sure that you are taking the one best for your needs or that your instructor has specified for your course. To register, just click on the link provided in the calendar date boxes below or the appropriate link in the boxes on the right to choose your preferred date and time. You will then fill out a short registration form.

Once you register, you will receive an email with the session details and the link to the online meeting room. Please watch for the email after registering since each webinar might have a unique link and may require a password.

NOTE TO STUDENTS!

  • Please be sure that you are signing up for the correct webinar! Your instructor may have directed you to this page to sign-up only for a particular date or topic, please pay attention to your instructor's wishes if this is the case. For example, an instructor may offer extra credit or assignment points for attending an MLA Style Format webinar (but NOT an APA one!) because MLA is the style used in her course assignments. 
  • Successful webinar participation is determined for each attendee by the individual webinar facilitator and may consist of any combination of time logged into the session and the use of certain features in the webinar platform (solicited audio or typed feedback, polls, surveys and/or activities).
  • Grades or points awarded are solely at the discretion of HCCS course instructors and not by the HCCS librarians/webinar facilitators.  
  • We cannot report successful attendance in the case of any technical difficulties you might have had that prevented your attendance. 
  • Registration may not be allowed after a session has begun, or for a period of time before a webinar begins.
  • Webinars may be canceled if there are no registrations as of one hour before the session's start time.
  • Webinars with registrations may be canceled if no attendees have entered the session as of fifteen minutes after the session's start time.

Quick Start Webinars

Quick Tour of the HCCS Libraries Online

This is a 30-minute workshop led by HCCS Librarians, designed to help students, faculty, and staff discover the online services and resources offered by the HCC libraries. Topics covered will include navigating top resources on the library homepage, connecting with HCCS librarians via chat, text, and email, and locating ebooks and other resources. Logging into these resources and to user library accounts will be covered.

Finding and Using HCCS Library eBooks

This informative 30 - minute webinar is designed to help students, faculty, and staff discover the thousands of online ebooks offered by the HCCS libraries. Topics covered will include searching for ebooks using various methods, downloading selections and chapters of ebooks, and options for accessing entire ebooks. Logging into these resources and to user library accounts will be covered.

Introduction to HCCS Library Databases

This informative 30 - minute webinar is designed to help students, faculty, and staff discover the thousands of full-text online academic journals, magazines, and newspapers offered by the HCCS libraries. Topics covered will include searching for these resources using various methods and logging into these resources and to user library accounts will be covered.

Research Frameworks Webinars

Research Frameworks

This 60-90 minute webinar is designed to help students understand some important aspects of the research process. This interactive webinar covers the ACRL Frames for Information Literacy; They Say, I Say as a model of research; and the Research-for-Writing model. After registering,  you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The dates offered for this semester are -

Career Research Webinars

Career Research (EDUC 1300)

This is a 60-90 minute workshop led by HCC Librarians, that covers how to access relevant HCC library resources as you research your career choices. Please register by clicking on the link below for the date and time that works best for you. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The dates offered for this semester are -

Chicago Style Webinars

Chicago Style

This is a 60-90 minute workshop led by HCC Librarians, designed to assist students with applying Chicago Style format to their assignments for HCC courses. Please register by clicking on the link below for the date and time that works best for you. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The dates offered for this semester are -

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Fake News Webinars

Fake News

This 60-90 minute workshop, led by HCC Librarians, focuses upon the concept of "fake news" and includes defining, recognizing, and strategizing tactics for understanding and dealing with the issues involved. Please register by clicking on the link below for the date and time that works best for you. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The dates offered for this semester are -

Finding Journal Articles in HCC Library Databases Webinars

Finding Journal Articles in the HCC Library Databases

This is a 60-90 minute workshop led by HCC Librarians, that covers how to access peer-reviewed, academic research articles (and much more!) from the libraries' subscription database resources. This is the type of material needed for many college-level assignments. Please register by clicking on the link below for the date and time that works best for you. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The dates offered for this semester are -

Eagle Library Search Webinars

Eagle Library Search

This 60-90 minute webinar is designed to help students, faculty, and staff get the best results out of our powerful Eagle Library Search tool. The webinar covers getting started with ELS, the scope of searches, several ways to refine your searches, and more. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The dates offered for this semester are -

Art History Webinars

Art History -

This is a 60-90 minute workshop led by HCC Librarians, designed to assist students with research on art history topics. Please register by clicking on the link below for the date and time that works best for you. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The dates offered for this semester are -

Plagiarism Webinars

Plagiarism

This is a 60-90 minute workshop led by HCC Librarians, designed to assist students with detecting and avoiding plagiarism in their assignments for HCC courses. Please register by clicking on the link below for the date and time that works best for you. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The dates offered for this semester are -

APA Style Webinars

APA Style

This is a 60-90 minute workshop led by HCC Librarians, designed to assist students with applying APA format to their assignments for HCC courses. Please register by clicking on the link below for the date and time that works best for you. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The dates offered for this semester are -

MLA Style Webinars

MLA Style

This is a 60-90 minute workshop led by HCC Librarians, is designed to assist students with applying MLA format to their assignments for HCC courses. Please register by clicking on the link below for the date and time that works best for you. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The dates offered for this semester are -

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