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CMST 220 Public Speaking: Library Research Workshops

This guide is to help you find good topics and evidence for your Informative or Persuasive/Position speeches in CMST& 220: Public Speaking.

Quarterly Workshops:

Library Research and Citation Workshop dates for Spring 2023

These workshops are open to all students and are not connected to specific courses. Register ahead of time or join us at the last moment if you'd like help getting started on a research project or want help with citing sources!

Research 101: Start your Research

Research 101: Start your Research 

This hands-on workshop will help you launch your research project with confidence.

Workshop Focus:
  • Making sense of an assignment
  • Choosing a topic that works
  • Identifying keywords for research
  • Getting an overview of library resources – and how to use them
Be sure to bring your assignment with you.
  • Week 5 - ZOOM
    Friday May 5  - 10am -11 am 
  • Week 6 - HL213
    Wednesday May 10 - 11am-12pm (This workshop date is cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please sign up for a different date, use bookings to make an appt, or come to the reference desk for help.)
  • Week 7 - ZOOM
    Friday May 19 - 10am-11 am
  • Week 8 - HL213
    Wednesday May 24 - 11am-12pm
  • Week 9 - ZOOM
    Friday June 2 - 10am-11am
  • Week 10 - HL213
    Wednesday June 7 - 11am-12pm
To Register:
  • Please register for both Zoom and Face-to-Face workshops using the REGISTRATION LINK below to select the workshop date you would like.
  • For Zoom workshops, we will send you a link to join us. You need to REGISTER to receive the link. 
  • Face-to-Face workshops are held in Holman Library HL213
Asynchronous Research 101 Workshop
Can't attend a Research 101 workshop at the scheduled times?  

NoodleTools Citation Workshop

NoodleTools Citation Workshop

Scholarship is a Conversation!
This hands-on workshop will help you understand why and how to give credit in your academic work and beyond.

Workshop focus:
  • Understanding why and when to cite other works
  • Integrating and citing sources material
  • Using NoodleTools citation maker
Please create your NoodleTools account before attending the workshop. Instructions are below.

  • Week 7 Zoom (APA)
    May 19 - 12-12:30
  • Week 8 HL213 (MLA)
    May 26- 12-12:30
  • Week 9 Zoom (MLA)
    June 2 - 12 - 12:30
  • Week 10 HL213 (APA)
    June 9 - 12-12:30

See below for a link to our online asynchronous tutorial in Canvas. 

  • Open the REGISTRATION LINK below to select the workshop date you would like.
  • We will send you registration confirmation. 
  • Please be sure to set up your NoodleTools Account or check your login to your existing account prior to the workshop. 
Set up your NoodleTools account
Can't attend a citation workshop at the scheduled times?  

You can take an online version of the workshop through our online NoodleTools Citation Tutorial in Canvas or the NoodleTools How-To Guide!

Research Appointment for Individual or Group Research Projects

Schedule a Research Appointment:

Do you want individual help from a librarian?

Would your group like help with a group project?

We can help you find credible sources, incorporate sources into your presentation, and more.

Make an appointment with us!

If you want immediate help or don't know your schedule, use our Ask a Librarian for live chat and even zoom help!
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