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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 Moodle questions and appointments: moodle@gtu.ed

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. 

At this time we will not be offering any in-person, face-to-face workshops. However, if you have a topic you are interested in, let us know and we can offer it live in zoom or as a recorded session.

Our workshops are open to all.

Using the Library

Make-up Orientation online workshop - Thursday, 09/15 at 10-11 am  (in zoom room 895-3193-9975) 

Two orientation videos for Fall 2022!

New* Library Orientation for Local Students and Faculty (22 mins)- Are you nearby? This video provides information about building and using the library resources.

*NEW* 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!

Another quick helpful video-

Requesting Scans of print materials (14 min. video)



Zotero ( is free citation manangement software. It will organize your research, create your foot notes, and produce an alphabetized bibliography in the citation managment 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 workshop - Wednesday 09/14 at 2-3 pm  (in the Collaborative Learning Space)

Zotero online workshop – Tuesday 09/20 at 3-4 pm (in zoom room 898-3670-5703) 

Zotero online workshop – Thursday 09/22 at 3-4 pm (in zoom room 898-3670-5703) 

Zotero in-person workshop - Wednesday 09/28 at 2-3 PM (in the Collaborative Learning Space)


*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

Biblical Exegesis online workshop - Monday 09/19 at 11 am -12 noon (in zoom room 510-649-2501)

Biblical Exegesis in person workshop – Wednesday 10/05 at 2-3 pm (in the Collaborative Learning Space)

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

Biblical Exegesis (guide) available anytime

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



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.


What is a Theological Librarian?

Have you ever considered a career in libraries?

In honor of October being Theological Libraries month, join Beth and Naw San to learn about different types of library careers. Theological Libraries are a great place to use your subject specific knowledge and language skills. 

 Hybrid Workshop 

      Thursday October 13th,  1-1:45 PM

      In the Collaborative Learning Space and on Zoom (Meeting Room ID 510 649 2501)