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Research Thursday Skillshops

Research Thursday Skillshops -Summer 2024

May 2024

Thursday, May 9th, 2024

Researching With AI

Hosted by North

Learn how to use AI tools to make your research easier and more powerful. Get hands-on experience and discover new ways to make your work awesome!

11:00 AM | Join Here


Thursday, May 16, 2024

10 Databases for Surviving College

Hosted by Homestead

Students are often unfamiliar with the MDC databases, which give students access to scholarly articles, full text, citation tools, and so much more. Students will be introduced to the ten most frequently used databases. Students will learn how to log in, locate articles, and preview potential uses for assignments.

10:00 AM | Join Here


Thursday, May 23, 2024

How To Read a Research Article

Hosted by Medical

Learn the basic format of research articles and acquire strategies for reading and understanding them.

12:00 PM | Join Here

June 2024

Thursday, June 06, 2024

Unlocking the Past: A Journey Through History

Hosted by West

Join us for an enlightening workshop on history databases, where we will embark on a journey through time to explore the vast treasure troves of historical knowledge at your fingertips. Learn how to use the various history databases to search for journal articles and primary sources.

12:00 PM | Join Here


Thursday, June 13, 2024

Databases Are Dumb!

Hosted by Kendall

AI chatbots are easy to talk to, but don't always give us the best information. Library databases hold a treasure trove of knowledge, but struggle to grasp our simplest queries. Learn the secret language of these old and new tools to unlock the door to better research results.

10:00 AM | Join Here


Thursday, June 20, 2024

Connecting Information Sources to Information Needs

Hosted by Hialeah

In this workshop, students will delve into the diverse world of information sources, learning to distinguish between types such as journals, books, websites, and multimedia. You'll gain practical skills in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of these resources in relation to specific information needs. Equip yourself with the knowledge to navigate the information landscape confidently and efficiently!

12:00 PM | Join Here


Thursday, June 27, 2024

Research, Prep, and Write

Hosted by Hialeah

Learn how to prepare for writing a research paper. Get tips to mastering Microsoft Word and making writing your research paper easier.

5:00 PM | Join Here



July 2024

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Exploring Video & Film Databases

Hosted by Padron

Explore cinematic treasures and performing arts at our library workshop as we guide you through the intricacies of our extensive video and film databases. Immerse yourself in a world of captivating documentaries, blockbuster hits, timeless cinematic classics, and even live recordings of plays and concerts.

12:00 PM | Join Here