Workshops

New Search Interface and Catalog Coming to Meriam Library July 2017!

Big changes are coming to the search interface and catalog at the Meriam Library in July 2017. For the past several years, the CSU has worked to combine the 23 campus libraries’ physical and shared electronic holdings into one catalog and search interface, called OneSearch. This system is in the final stages of completion and will be going live at Chico State in July. The new vendor, ExLibris, is a library leader in innovative searching interfaces and library management systems.

Brown Bag talks are Back for Spring '17

The Meriam Library is ready to kickoff Brown Bag Talks this semester starting Tuesday, February 14, 2017 continuing through Tuesday April 25, 2017 at noon. The library faculty, as well as Research and Sponsored Programs, will be presenting on a variety of topics that you will find informative, supportive and interesting. The topics are:

Write Black History

Anybody can edit Wikipedia! Let’s gather to strengthen Wikipedia’s scope and content related to Black History. Join Meriam Library on February 23rd in MLIB 226 from 3-5pm, with the goal of collaborating to enhance and expand on Wikipedia articles that document black leaders, thinkers, and artists throughout history. In this interactive workshop, users will:

Literature Review Workshop Announcement

The Meriam Library will be hosting a workshop sponsored by the Student Learning Center and the Meriam Library’s Information Literacy Program on how to research and write a literature review. The workshop, led by Hailey Collord and Kevin Crittenden of the Student Writing Center, and Kevin Klipfel of the Meriam Library, will be held on Wednesday March 23 from 5-6pm in MLIB 226. All Chico State students are invited to attend.

'Pre-Writing Strategies: How to Start Writing that Essay' Workshop

Meriam Library will be hosting a workshop sponsored by the Student Learning Center and the Meriam Library’s Information Literacy Program on the topic of Pre-Writing Strategies: How to Start Writing That Essay. The workshop lead by Caroline Prieto, Supplemental Instruction & Writing Center Coordinator will be held on Wednesday, March, 2 from 3-3:50pm in MLIB 226. All Chico State students are invited to attend.

Workshop Description:

'Academic Article Basics' Workshop

At some point in your college career you will probably be asked to locate and use a scholarly article. In this workshop you will learn the basics of scholarly articles including what they are, how to identify them, how to find scholarly articles using library resources, and finally tips on how to read scholarly articles and utilize the information. Academic Article Basics will be held on March 9th from 2:00 – 2:50 pm, Meriam Library, room 226.

'Company Research for Job Interviews' Workshop Announcement

Feel confident & prepared for job interviews! Find company background, strategy and challenges using the Library’s professional business databases and the “invisible” web. If you bring some company names to research, we can explore in the workshop, and you’ll be ready to impress potential employers with useful info and good questions.

Presented by Wendy Diamond, Business Librarian.

When Wednesday April 12, 4-5 pm

'Google and Beyond" Workshop Announcement

Google and Beyond: Locating Credible Information for Research

The Meriam Library will be hosting a workshop sponsored by the Student Learning Center and the Meriam Library’s Information Literacy Program on the topic of “Google and Beyond: Locating Credible Information for Research”. The workshop, led by Jodi Shepherd and Kevin Klipfel of the Meriam Library, will be held on Tuesday February 9 from 4-4:50pm in MLIB 226. All Chico State students are invited to attend.