Orientations

Orientations iconAU Library Orientation: Saturday, January 12, 11am-12 pm MT

Make the most of your Athabasca University education! Enhance your research skills by joining AU Librarians for a free Library Orientation webinar. Topics will include the basics of the academic research process, navigating the Library’s resources, and where to go for help with writing, citing, and research.
The Adobe Connect link is: https://athabascau.adobeconnect.com/library/.

Questions or concerns? Get in touch with Jennifer Rempel (jrempel@athabascau.ca; 780-675-6257) for more information.

Orientations iconKeeping Organized as You Search: Wednesday, January 23, 3-4 pm MT

The academic research process can be challenging, but AU Library is here to help! We are offering a webinar on Keeping Organized As You Search, during which AU Librarians will discuss understanding your research topic, effective note-taking, keeping a research journal, and more.

The Adobe Connect link is: https://athabascau.adobeconnect.com/library/.

Questions or concerns? Get in touch with Jennifer Rempel (jrempel@athabascau.ca; 780-675-6257) for more information.

Orientations iconZotero and Mendeley Citation Management Tools: Tuesday, February 19, 11am-12 pm MT

Citation management tools are a great way to keep all of your research material in one place. AU Librarians will show you how to install Zotero and Mendeley, and how to use these free tools to import references, organize your research, create bibliographies, and more.

The Adobe Connect link is: https://athabascau.adobeconnect.com/library/.

Questions or concerns? Get in touch with Jennifer Rempel (jrempel@athabascau.ca; 780-675-6257) for more information.
Feel free to suggest a topic for a webinar.

Recorded Webinars

General Orientations:

AU Library Orientation Video Series
View our library orientation chapter-by-chapter in this series of short videos. Closed captioning is also available.

October 2, 2018: Library Orientation
June 5, 2018: Library Orientation
January 14, 2016: Library Orientation (with Closed Captioning)

Academic Integrity:

July 24, 2018: Academic Integrity at AU
January 30, 2018: Academic Integrity at AU

Citation Management Tools:

October 11, 2018: Zotero and Mendeley Citation Management Tools
April 30, 2018: Zotero and Mendeley Citation Management Tools
November 17, 2015: Zotero and RefWorks


Research Tips:

December 4, 2018: Wikipedia and Academic Research
November 7, 2018: Google Scholar
August 8, 2018: Keeping Organized As You Search
July 5, 2018: Wikipedia and Academic Research
June 26, 2018: Google Scholar
February 28, 2018: Keeping Organized As You Search

Subject-Specific Library Orientations:

Nov. 19, 2018: Psychology Resources Library Orientation
Nov. 19, 2018: Psychology Resources Library Orientation PowerPoint (right of page)
September 22, 2018: Nursing and Health Studies Library Orientation
September 22, 2018: Nursing and Health Studies Library Orientation PowerPoint Presentation (bottom of page)
May 23, 2018: Psychology Resources Library Orientation
May 5, 2018: Nursing and Health Studies Library Orientation
May 5, 2018: Nursing and Health Studies Library Orientation PowerPoint Presentation (bottom of page)

Open Access:
March 27, 2018: Open Access


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