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Workshops and Events at SCAD Libraries: In-Person Workshops & Events

In-Person Workshops and Events

Workshops and special events are offered in-person in various SCAD Libraries locations:

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Atlanta Workshops and Events at the ACA Library


July 12 // May the Source Be with You: Research, Reading and Writing
-with the Writer's Studio

Thursday, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., Room 413, ACA Library

  • How do we know what’s useful in a source and what’s not? How can we quickly determine what a writer is saying, and how can we make productive use of their ideas in our own projects? This workshop will introduce skills for reading sources effectively and comprehensively, as well as strategies for incorporating them into your writing to push your ideas further!


July 13 // Friday Finds
Friday, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Front entrance, ACA Library 

  • Come check out some of the ACA Library's zine collection in this hands-on event. Zine is short for fan magazine, and they encapsulate the spirit of the DIY and peer sharing zeitgeist. 


July 20 // Zotero 101: Managing Your Sources and Citations
Friday, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Room 413, ACA Library

  • Learn to use the free citation management application Zotero that allows you to save sources, create citations, and keep track of your research. Bring your laptop to get assistance with setting up Zotero on your own devices. 


August 9 // Finding Your Way: Best Practices for New Writers
-with the Writer's Studio

Thursday, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., Room 413, ACA Library

  • Different cultures and countries approach research in unique ways. This workshop addresses choosing original topics, crafting effective thesis statements, and giving appropriate credit to the sources where you find information to meet the high standards of a SCAD research paper.


**FYE stamps given for all ACA library events**
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Registration is not required

Hong Kong Workshops and Events at the Hong Kong Library

Workshops and events TBA

Savannah Workshops and Events at the Jen Library


July 27 // Thesis Research: Joining the Academic Conversation
-with the Writer's Studio

Friday, 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m., Room 100, Jen Library

  • Join us for a discussion of Literature Reviews, aka the existing Academic Conversation, and how to formulate your own questions that can help you contribute your new ideas to your chosen field.

Jen Library F.Y.E. Passport Stamps:

Savannah freshmen: to earn a passport stamp, visit the Jen Library service desk to complete a 10-15 minute, self-guided activity that will introduce you to the library's information resources, spaces and services. Then, share on Instagram how #scadlibrariesinspire you, to earn a bonus prize.