We offer ongoing, regular occuring workshops on key resources throughout the semester. These sessions are typically held via Zoom and are open to anyone at Columbia. They are held weekly at various days and times to make them easy to fit into your schedule, and are all one hour or less.
Popular workshops include:
- Getting Your Bearings: An introduction to library essentials, including services and collections
- Let’s Use CLIO: A hands-on workshop on using the catalog to find books and other library materials
- Database Demo: A demonstration-based session on how to search various databases effectively (ProQuest, JSTOR, etc.)
- Citation Management with Zotero: A primer on the free, easy-to-use citation management software Zotero
Instructors can schedule a tailored library instruction session on software tools or library services for small groups.
The Columbia University Libraries provides a range of programs and services to enhance the teaching and scholarship of faculty and other instructors, including course sessions, research appointments, and teaching with special collections.
- LinkedIn Learning Software Tutorials
Self-training site for hundreds of softwares
- GIS Self-paced Online Courses
- From Books to Bytes: Navigating the Research Ecosystem: a set of online resources that define the research cycle, provide students with practical strategies, and guide students through the vast resources available to them at Columbia. The series is made up of six modules that consist of an informational video and several handouts that contain strategies, exercises, and worksheets, all designed with pedagogy and accessibility in mind.
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