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The purpose of these workshop offerings is to meet Fresno State students' immediate needs, regarding their research assignments, and provide synchronized engagement with them.  Workshops are on a "first come, first served" basis. Therefore, registration is recommended to ensure accommodations.

Workshops Descriptions

Citation Guides

Not sure how to cite resources for your paper? Bring your questions and papers, and we’ll guide you through the styles for different formats.

Getting Started with Zotero

A hands-on workshop covering the ins and outs of getting started in citation management with Zotero. Key functions such as: installing Zotero, adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing and managing your citations, creating a bibliography and insert citations from Zotero into your documents will be covered.

  • Tickets: FEB 02 @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Tickets: FEB 24 @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Tickets: MAR 24 @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Tickets: APR 14 @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Note: Create a Zotero account and download the installation package ahead of the workshop. Make sure you have permission to make software installations on your computer.

Literature Reviews & Google Tools

You found some great research on your topic but what do you do with it now? Join us to explore some solutions to organizing information for your literature review that utilize Google tools. You will leave this workshop with a better understanding of how to organize your literature review.

  • Tickets: MAR 18 @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Tickets: APR 08 @ 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Note: Come with at least one research paper you would like to use in your literature review. This is an interactive workshop that requires participation.

Scholarly Articles

Need to find scholarly or academic articles for your paper? Bring your questions and topics, and we'll help you to search the databases for journal articles.

Effective Literature Searches

In this workshop, we will cover the basics of searching for literature using Henry Madden Library resources. This workshop will help you get started locating literature for your literature review, understand how to select keywords, and what resources will be best for your topic.

  • Tickets: JAN 28 @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Tickets: FEB 18 @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.