Library Workshops

In addition to this content, are happy to meet with you by appointment on zoom. Our most popular workshops have been recorded and are below.  Instructors: we'd be happy to come to your zoom class or record a special topic for your Moodle space.

Questions? Contact the librarians on chat or email library@gtu.edu. Moodle questions and appointments: moodle@gtu.edu

Library Workshops

Library workshops will look a little different these days, some sessions were recorded to accomidate your time zone and schedule, and some workshops have been turned into guides that you can use at your own pace. We can also meet with you live on zoom. 

Our workshops are open to all.

Using the Library

Library Tour & (Re)orientation 

Library now has a new look as its renovation project is complete. Please attend the following session to have a library tour and learn updates about library's resources. 

Thursday 1/26/2023 at 3 PM (Seminar B)

Tuesday 2/7/2023 at 10 AM (Seminar B) 

Library (Re)orientation with Q/A

Join your fellow scholars to discover time-saving tools and tricks for library research. Folks who missed their 2023 Spring orientation, have additional research questions, or who are returning to their studies after an extended break are highly encouraged to attend. 

Monday 2/13/2023 at 10 AM (online)

Thursday 2/23/2023 at 2 PM (online)

Helpful videos for distant students and faculty

Library Orientation for Online Students and Faculty (38 mins) - Will you be using the library resources online only and not coming to campus? This video is for you!

Requesting Scans of print materials Need som pages from a book or journal article from the library? This is for you. (14 min. video)

 

Zotero

Zotero (zotero.org) is free citation management software. It will organize your research, create your foot notes, and produce an alphabetized bibliography in the citation management style of your choice. Most students say it saves them 2-3 hours per paper. It integrates with your browser and word processor for a smooth research and writing experience.

Zotero (in person) - Tues 2/7/2023 at 11 AM (Seminar B)  

Literature Review Tools and Zotero (online) - Wed 2/8/2023 at 12:30 PM (Zoom)

Zotero (in person) - Thursday 2/9/2023 at 11 AM (Seminar B) 

Zotero (online) - Thursday 2/16/2023 at 11 AM (Zoom)

Zotero (online) - Thursday 2/16/2023 at 2 PM (Zoom)

Literature Review Tools and Zotero (online) - Thursday 2/23/2023 at 11am (Zoom)

*NEW* Zotero 6 online tutorial- this updated Zotero now has iPad compatablity. 

Adding Feeds in Zotero: stay current when new resources are published (21 min. video)

Annotate PDFs using Zotfile: a plug-in that allows you to highlight and annotate files in your zotero library (guide)

 

Finding Dissertations and Theses

Looking for Theses and Dissertations? This short video can help. (6 mins)

 

Biblical Exegesis

Learn to use both print and online resources for biblical exegesis available through the GTU library and on the Internet.

Bible Exegesis (in person) - Wednesday 2/8/2023 at 1 PM (Seminar B)

Bible Exegesis (online) - Friday 2/10/2023 at 11 AM (Zoom ID - 5106492501) 

Biblical Exegesis (guide) available anytime

Mini Biblical Exegesis tutorial (15 min. recording) - Getting started with Biblical Exegesis

 

Grammarly

The GTU has a subscription to Grammarly; login information for this grammar checker will show on the frontpage Moodle after you login.

Grammarly Workshop (16 mins)

Grammarly can check your emails, documents, essays, and more. Take the guesswork out of writing great emails, documents, and posts. Easily improve any text. Eliminate grammar errors.