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Jumpstart Your Research

What:  mini-workshops & research help

When: Tuesday, October 3, 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Where: on campus - Library, First Floor Gallery or
online - Blackboard Library Resource Center via Collaborate Ultra


Discover helpful library and academic resources and services available to you and how to access them.  Come with questions and/or research topics & get help from a Regent Librarian to Jumpstart your Research! (Don't forget to bring your assignment!)


All session will be streamed via Bb Collaborate Ultra in the Library Resource Center

2:00 pm & 6:00 pm - Starting Your Search

This session will help you cross the hurdle of where to begin your search for quality research materials.


2:30 pm & 6:30 pm - Evaluating Resources

Learn how to find the most authoritative articles from online reference databases, scholarly journals, and general periodicals.


3:00 pm & 7:00 pm - Avoiding Plagiarism

Do you wonder what constitutes as plagiarism? Do you struggle with knowing how to correctly paraphrase? Come join the Writing Center and learn how to spot plagiarism and revise it correctly!


3:30 pm & 7:30 pm - More Strategies

Even more strategies to get those resources you need (2 breakout sessions - one for online students and one for on-campus students)


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Librarians will be available for one-on-one help - both on campus and via Bb Collaborate Ultra



Attend all 4 mini-workshops and retrieve all 4 Blackboard badges for your chance to enter the drawing. Click here for directions on how to self-enroll in the Library Resource Center for your chance to earn achievement badges. 

One (1) on-campus student name and One (1) online student name will be drawn by October 10.  The winners* will be notified via email and must be able to retrieve their prize via email.

Winners will have their choice of three (3) e-gift cards from the following: Target, Walmart, Amazon, Papa Johns, Fandango, IHOP, Applebee's, Cheesecake Factory, or Red Robin


*If any prize winner is an employee of Regent University, the winnings are subject to payroll taxes.