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Welcome to the 2016-17
Research Series!

Library Services offers webinars to assist NSCC students in identifying, locating, evaluating and using information effectively.

These web-based tutorials are accessed through Skype for Business. For assistance connecting with Skype click here. Please see this year's schedule below.

* Recorded sessions will be available after the live presentation date.


Research Series Offerings 2016-17

Recorded Sessions

Plagiarism and Academic Honesty
Date: October 12, 11:30 am
Facilitator: Bruce Ross, Akerley Campus Librarian
View Recorded Session
This session will help you recognize what plagiarism is, and how best to avoid it.

Library Resources and Services
Date: October 19, 11:30 am
Facilitator: Laura Mounce, IT Campus Librarian
View Recorded Session
This session will provide an online tour of the resources and services available at your campus Library.

Introduction to Copyright
Date: October 26, 11:30 am
Facilitator: Lynn MacGregor, Copyright Officer
View Recorded Session
An introduction to copyright and how it connects to your studies and work.

Protecting Online Identity
Date: November 16, 11:30 am
Facilitator: April Sampson, Strait Area Campus Librarian
View Recorded Session
This session emphasizes the importance of being aware of your digital footprint and how to protect your privacy and identity online.

Open Educational Resources (OER)
Date: November 9, 11:30 am
Facilitator: Lynn MacGregor, Copyright Officer
Recorded session coming soon
This session presents an overview of Open Educational Resources (OER). What is an OER, how do they differ from resources published by traditional publishers, and where to find them.

CINAHL - Searching Nursing Literature
Date: November 23, 11:30 am
Facilitator: Kara Thompson, Marconi Campus Librarian
View Recorded Session
This session will cover basic and advanced search skills that will allow students to better access information through the CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) database. 


Connect with Skype for Business

On Campus

  • Log into a campus computer.
  • You will need a headset or a computer with speakers.
  • Click on the link to the session at the time it starts (its recommended to join 5 minutes early so the presenter can test your audio)
  • Part of the process will be to log you into Skype for Business. This should happen automatically.
  • You will enter the training session and the presenter will welcome you.

Off Campus

  • You will need a headset or a computer/device with speakers.
  • Click on the link to start the session.  There may be a significant delay in joining the meeting so give yourself lots of time to test your connection. (its recommended to join 5 minutes early)
  • When the meeting link is clicked, if any version of Skype is installed on your computer/device, it will launch and ask for your login.
  • If you have not yet downloaded Skype, you will be prompted to do so.  Follow your web browser's instructions for downloading and installing. 
  • You will enter the training session and the presenter will welcome you.




 
 

Updated November 24, 2016