Library Workshops

Workshops are free and open to all. Most workshops will have a guide, so if you can't make it, you can still review some of the materials on your own. 

Questions? Contact us on chat, visit, email library@gtu.edu, or call 510-649-2501

Unless indicated, at GTU library workshops are in the Collaborative Learning Space (big glass room on the main level)

Upcoming Workshops

Zotero 

Learn to use this free citation management software to organize your research. It integrates with Microsoft Word to create an alphabetized bibliography in your choice of style, including Turabian. Bring your laptop!  

At SFTS (in San Anselmo, CA) 202 Scott Hall:
Wed 2/20          2-3:30pm
Wed 2/27          2-3:30pm
Wed 3/20          2-3:30pm

Can’t make these? A recorded version of this workshop is on this page, near the bottom. 

 

NEW!  Zotero Drop-in

Maybe you’ve installed and used Zotero in the past, but you want to know more. Drop-in anytime with your laptop and your questions.

Thurs 2/21  1-3pm  in the Collaborative Learning Space, GTU library

 

Re-introduction to the Library @SFTS

Did you miss library orientation? Maybe it’s been a while since you’ve dived into research. 

Mon 3/11   2-3pm in Scott Hall, room 202

 

Online! Library Research from a Distance

Are you away from your library but needing to research? Wherever you are, if you have an internet connection  you can research. Learn about options for electronic sources and print near you.

Online:      Tues 2/26       3pm

Live online from https://zoom.us/join

For Zoom: Use meeting number 510-649-2501

 

Biblical Exegesis

Writing an exegesis paper can be a daunting but rewarding process. Learn to use both print and online resources for biblical exegesis available through the GTU library and on the Internet.

In person:   Thurs 2/14     2pm in the Collaborative Learning Space, GTU library

Online:        Wed 2/20       1pm

Live online from https://zoom.us/join

For Zoom: Use meeting number 510-649-2501

 

Finding Articles at the Library @SFTS

Learn which research databases are best for finding articles in specific topic areas, master keyword and subject searches, and use filters to narrow your results.  

Fri 2/15  2-3pm  in Scott Hall, room 202

Mon 3/18  2-3pm  in Scott Hall, room 202

 

Writing and Researching from Home

Are you finishing coursework and planning on leaving the area to write your comps, dissertation or thesis? Learn how to use library resources and our reciprocal programs, from anywhere.

Thurs 4/18   2pm

 

Careers in Libraries

Offered by the Professional Development Program, Librarians Beth and Naw San will be talking about careers in Academic Libraries and Theological Librarianship.

Wed 3/6 at 11am in the Student Lounge, in the Le Conte building. Open to all!

Course Design Workshop Series

This series is designed for those who are or will be teaching with Moodle. Visit the workshop page for full descriptions, held in the Library’s Collaborative Learning Space.

 

Web Conferencing & Moodle’s Wikis

Mon 2/25   10-11:30 am

Mon 4/1   2:30-4 pm

 

Game Theory & Teaching

Mon 3/4   10-11:30 am

Mon 4/8  2:30-4 pm

 

Student Assessment with Moodle Quizzes

Mon 3/11   10-11:30 am

Mon 4/15   2:30-4 pm

 

Teaching with Social Media & Information Literacy

Mon 3/18   10-11:30 am

Mon 4/22   2:30-4 pm

 

Flipping the Classroom

Mon 4/1   10-11:30 am

Mon 4/29   2:30-4 pm

 

To register for these workshops, contact:

Kyle Schiefelbein-Guerrero

kschiefelbein@gtu.edu

Past Workshops

We've finished teaching these, but we have linked the guides or videos so you can catch up on the content. If you have a prefered weekday & time for a specific workshop and want one taught again, let us know library@gtu.edu and we will try to schedule it. Professors- we are happy to teach these in your class!

Zotero

Learn to use this free citation management software to organize your research. It integrates with Microsoft Office to create an alphabetized bibliography in your choice of style, including Turabian. Note: This workshop was recorded, so you can watch it anytime. 

Zotero 5 workshop

Top Time-Saving Tips for Library Research

This quick workshop will teach you how to be a more efficent researcher. 

Re-introduction to the library

Did you miss library orientation? Maybe it's been a while since you've dived into research. Come for a re-orientation to the library resources.

Biblical Exegesis

Writing an exegesis paper can be a daunting task but a rewarding process. Learn to use both print and online resources for biblical exegesis available through the GTU library and on the Internet.

Effective Presentations

Connect with your audience and learn how to share your research in a variety of formats including at conference presentations, poster sessions, infographics, and online.