The Cryptography of Research Assignments (Faculty Workshop)

When: Tuesday, November 14 1:00-2:00pm; Thursday, November 16 2:00-3:00pm
Where: North Hall Library, Room 210

Help your students understand how to decode and untangle the rudiments of their research assignments and questions, by engaging in a set of exercises aimed at helping students better understand how to approach their research questions. Why do students struggle with research assignments will be part of the discussion as well as instructional modelling and critical thinking mediations.

eSearch for Research

When: Thursdays, November 2, 9 and 16 – from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: North Hall Library, Room 210

In this workshop, participants will gain exposure to the research databases available through the BCC Library. Using these databases promotes information literacy as students learn how to retrieve scholarly and peer-reviewed journal articles efficiently and effectively. Participants will also learn how to: access the library’s resources when off campus, create bibliographies using APA and MLA citation styles and identify credible resources for the research they will be required to do throughout their academic careers.

Resource sharing 101: Leveraging library systems for student success

When: Tuesday, October 10 – 12pm – 1pm

Where: North Hall, Room 120

Having the necessary reading materials is critical to student performance in their respective courses.  This workshop is geared towards understanding the role of library systems and its impact on information accessibility.  Students will learn how to distinguish between library collection types and item availability within OneSearch, CUNY Libraries’ main discovery tool.

Contact Us

North Hall Library, 2nd Floor

Fall 2023 Hours


Phone: 718-289-5431

Information Desk: 718-289-5100 x3598

Reference Desk: 718-289-5974

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