The Allison Library offers several types of workshops to help students improve their researching and writing skills. Here are the workshops offered this fall:

Library Orientation
This workshop introduces Regent students to the Allison Library, explaining what resources are available, how to search for sources, and where to find them. 
*there are no more sessions of this workshop running during the fall semester. Check back in the winter semester for more dates.

Reading Skills
This workshop aims to help students manage the large amounts of reading required for their graduate level courses by teaching them how to use the four levels of reading as described in the classic How to Read a Book
*there are no more sessions of this workshop running during the fall semester. Check back in the winter semester for more dates.

Listening Skills Workshop (for ESL Students)
This workshop aims to help students who struggle to understand their professors in class by teaching listening skills. 
*there are no more sessions of this workshop running during the fall semester. Check back in the winter semester for more dates.

Note-Taking Skills Workshop
This workshop aims to help students who struggle with note-taking in class by teaching different note-taking methods. 
*there are no more sessions of this workshop running during the fall semester. Check back in the winter semester for more dates.

Evaluating Sources
This workshop helps students know what to look for and how to interpret information about a source in order to determine its usefulness for research. 
-Evaluating Sources, Nov 20, 1-2pm

Citation Management
This workshop shows students how to use Zotero (a free citation management tool) to organize their research, avoid plagiarism, create in-text citations, and easily format bibliographies. 
-Citation Management, Nov 21, 1-2pm

Handling Rare Books
This workshop shows students how to use rare books, including rules for handling, searching for rare books in the catalogue, and how to determine the format of a rare book. *there are no more sessions of this workshop running during the fall semester. Check back in the winter semester for more dates.