Saddleback College Library

Research Workshop
Student Learning Outcomes

Avoiding Plagiarism (Online only)

Take pride in a job well done when you know you're not taking credit for work you didn't do. By doing the work yourself, instead of plagiarizing it, you'll develop the skills that set college graduates apart. Take this workshop to learn research techniques that will keep you on the right track.

Books & eBooks

Finding and using books and eBooks for research can be a breeze. This workshop will teach you how to find books using our catalog and how to navigate and evaluate those books to locate specific information.

EasyBib Citations

Do you need help formatting your citations in APA, MLA, or Chicago style? In this workshop, you will learn how to use EasyBib for your citations, making your research (and life) so much easier.

Finding Articles (also available online)

The most important sources for your research often come from articles that are published in scholarly journals and magazines. Come to this workshop to learn how easy it is to get exactly what you need for your research when you use the library's online article databases.

Finding Information Pilot (Online only)

Saddleback Library's new WorldCat catalog can be used to find books, journal articles, DVDs, and more. Take this pilot online workshop to find out how to do one-stop information shopping!

Internet Searching

How do you find credible sources on the internet in the sea of free information? Come to this workshop to break out of your searching rut and learn how to find exactly what you need for your research.

Research Process

You have been given a research assignment, now where do you begin? This workshop will teach you helpful tips to mastering the steps of the research process making anxiety and procrastination a thing of the past.

Contact Information

Phone: (949) 582-4314
Fax: (949) 364-0284
(949) 582-4526
Computer Help Desk:
(949) 582-4363
Reference: (949) 582-4525 Location: LIB/LRC - Map Library Map

ONLINE Workshops

Self-Enroll by Signing into Blackboard:

1. Click on "COURSES" in the top right
3. Search Catalog, type Library
    Workshop click "GO"
4. Under Course ID you will see
5. Click the pull down arrow and click
6. Click "SUBMIT" and "OK"

Find the workshop under your courses in Blackboard

Library Hours

Fall 2015
August 17 - December 16
8 am-8 pm
Friday: 8 am - 2 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 2 pm
Sunday: Closed
Fall Holidays:
September 7 & 8
November 11
November 26-29

Faculty Resources

Instruction Requests

Have you tried EasyBib?


The Library has transitioned from NoodleTools to EasyBib.

Workshop Descriptions

For a printable workshop schedule click here

For a description of what is covered in the library workshops, click here. Sign up is now provided for Research Workshops at the Library Reference Desk however sign up is not required. Report to LIB/LRC 314 at the scheduled time. Workshops last about 50 minutes.

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