Library Webinars

Orientations iconAU Has A Library?: An Introduction to Library Resources and Services: Tuesday, September 10, 11 am-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 Rob Hudson (rhudson@athabascau.ca; 780-675-6552) for more information.

Orientations iconNursing and Health Studies Library Resources Webinar: Saturday, September 21, 11 am-12:30 pm MT

Are you a Nursing or Health Studies student trying to navigate the research process? Join AU Librarians for a Library Orientation Webinar tailored to your needs! Topics will include an overview of the Library homepage, database searches, finding Nursing and Health Studies-related Library resources, and getting research help.

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 iconGoogle Scholar Webinar: Thursday, October 3, 3 - 4 pm MT

Google Scholar is a supplement to Library resources that can help you with your research. AU Librarians will show you how to make the most of your Google Scholar searches. Topics will include finding Google Scholar through AU Library and setting AU Library links, advanced searching, article citation rankings, 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 and Discover:

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

August 13, 2019: Hack the Library - Using Discover to Access Journal Articles, Books, and E-Books
July 10, 2019: Library Orientation
June 25, 2019: Searching with Discover
May 9, 2019: Library Orientation
January 14, 2016: Library Orientation (with Closed Captioning)

Academic Integrity:

July 23, 2019: Academic Integrity at AU
February 13, 2019: Academic Integrity at AU

Citation Management Tools:

May 2, 2019: Zotero and Mendeley for Advanced Users
April 30, 2019: Zotero and Mendeley for Beginners
February 19, 2019: Zotero and Mendeley Citation Management Tools
November 17, 2015: Zotero and RefWorks


Research Tips:

June 12, 2019: Keeping Organized As You Search
March 19, 2019: Google Scholar
January 23, 2019: Keeping Organized As You Search
December 4, 2018: Wikipedia and Academic Research
November 7, 2018: Google Scholar
July 5, 2018: Wikipedia and Academic Research

Subject-Specific Library Orientations:

May 25, 2019: Nursing and Health Studies Library Orientation
May 25, 2019: Nursing and Health Studies Library Orientation PowerPoint Presentation (bottom of page)
April 9, 2019: Library Resources for Psychology Orientation
April 9, 2019: Library Resources for Psychology Orientation PowerPoint (bottom right of page)
November 19, 2018: Psychology Resources Library Orientation
September 22, 2018: Nursing and Health Studies Library Orientation
September 22, 2018: Nursing and Health Studies Library Orientation PowerPoint Presentation (bottom of page)