Drop-In Sessions


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Introduction

Drop In Workshops Calendar
No advance registration required just check in at the Reference Desk on the first floor of Drinko Library. Sessions will be 30 minutes long. All workshops are located in DL138 or DL349 with the exception of tours - see the descriptions below.

If a drop-in session does not fit into your schedule, consider scheduling a research consultation (a one-on-one session with a librarian). Research consultations can be hour or an hour long and can be scheduled through this link: https://marshall.mywconline.com/.

Descriptions

Drinko Library Tour
Learn the ins and outs of Drinko Library and what it has to offer Music collections, Juvenile collection, Writing Center, and more: how to borrow books, use Reference sources, check out iPads, laptops, DVDs, and Flip cameras. Meet in Drinko Library lobby.

Morrow Library Tour
Is the Morrow Library haunted? Learn about the library and where to find more books, Special Collections, Government Documents, rare books, and the Marshall University Archives. Meet in Morrow Library lobby.

Searching for Information in the Library
Learn how to search through the library's online catalog for books and other information. Meet in Drinko Library lab.

How to Use Research Databases
Have a research paper due? Learn how to use Academic Search Premier, Lexis Nexis, Credo literati, and ARTstor, among others. Meet in Drinko Library lab.

Tech Up!
The Tech-Up! program helps students with technology concerns by familiarizing commonly used programs at Marshall, such as MyMU and MUOnLine (Blackboard). These sessions address questions and use surrounding MUNet usernames and password resets, MyMU and its services, student email, and navigating MUOnLine.

Google Scholar/ Wikipedia/ Online Reference Sources
You're using them anyway. Why not learn to use them for academic research? Meet in Drinko Library lab.

Can I Trust this Source?
When your professor asks for scholarly, primary, or peer-reviewed sources, do you know what that means? Visit our drop-in session and find out. Meet in Drinko Library lab.

APA citation style
Learn how to make a Works Cited or References page, how to do in-text citations, and how to avoid plagiarism. Meet in Drinko Library lab.

MLA citation style
Learn how to make a Works Cited or References page, how to do in-text citations, and how to avoid plagiarism. Meet in Drinko Library lab.

Turabian citation style
Learn how to make a Works Cited or References page, how to do in-text citations, and how to avoid plagiarism. Meet in Drinko Library lab.

Ask A Librarian
Paper or project due? Have questions for a librarian on how to navigate the library or complete your research? Drop in to one of these sessions and have all of your library questions answered.