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Seminar On Demand - English 1301: Home

Recorded virtual library seminar for English 1301.

English 1301 - Library Seminar

This on-demand seminar is for students taking the English 1301 course.       

Divided into three parts, this seminar will provide instruction on how to get assistance from a librarian, search and retrieve resource materials for a research paper about early American literature, and format an MLA style paper.  

For the purpose of this recorded seminar, the topic of self-driving cars was used.  

If problems are experienced while viewing this recording, please contact the Virtual Services Librarian at Virtual.Librarian@ctcd.edu. 

After viewing the recorded seminar, please send an e-mail to the Virtual Services Librarian requesting the post-seminar assessment survey link.  The survey must be completed to receive credit for attending this library seminar.   

Topics Covered:

  • Searching and Retrieving Resource Materials
    • Databases 
      • Selecting a Database
      • Logging In
      • Setting Limiters
      • Key Word Searching
      • Harvesting Sources and Citations
    • Catalog - Discovery Searching
      • Print Books
        • Call numbers and locations of books 
        • Other Library Locations That Have That Same Print Book
        • Source Citations
      • E-Books
      • Articles
  • MLA  Style 
    • Paper Formatting
    • In-Text Citations
      • What needs to be cited
    • Source Citations
  • Getting Assistance
    • In-Person
    • E-Mail 
      • ReferenceRequest@ctcd.edu
    • Live Chat / Text Chat
    • Research Paper Mentoring - Teaching.Learning@ctcd.edu
      • Help With Papers
      • Paper Proofreading
    • Research Study Guides
    • Video Tutorials