Improve your search results and learn how to find the sources that you need by attending research workshops! Our workshops that focus on how to research include:
Just want to get to know the library? Take a Library Tour or try our new Zombie Outbreak!
Sessions are offered at various times throughout the semester to accommodate students' busy schedules. Check out the schedule for the last 4 weeks of Winter Session.
Do I need to sign up?
Yes, if you want a guaranteed spot. Drop-in students are welcome, but priority is given to registered students.
How do I sign up?
Use this online form to sign up.
Will I receive an email confirming my reservation?
No, but you will receive a reminder phone call for the on-campus sessions. You can login and click on "view or cancel appointments" to see which on-campus sessions you are signed up for at any time. You can also print out the confirmation page that appears at the end of the on-campus session sign-up process.
Sessions have been scheduled at various times throughout the semester. Check out the workshop schedule for the last four weeks of Winter Session.
Research workshops are held in the Library, room 238.
Tours start at the Library Information Desk.
Zombie Outbreaks start outside at the entrance of the Library. If it's raining, the Zombie Outbreak will start at the Library Information Desk.
Research workshops are 75 minutes. You usually will have time to search for sources on your own topics.
Tours are 30 minutes.
Zombie Outbreaks are 60 minutes.
Bring something to write with and your research assignment (if you have one) to the research workshops.
The last page of the workshop calendar provides step-by-step information on how to print out proof of your on-campus workshop completion. For online workshops, your proof of completion is emailed to you so sure to follow the assignment instructions in order to receive your email message.
If you are late, you may lose your seat to a drop-in student and you may not receive credit. Students who miss 15 minutes or more do not receive credit for the research workshops.
Workshops, tours, and Zombie Outbreaks are designed for currently enrolled Mt. SAC students.
Login here to print proof that you completed an on-campus workshop or tour.
Then click on "view history." Print your history to provide your instructor with proof of completion.
For online workshops, see the last page of the workshop calendar for instructions.