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SPAN 300: Intermediate Spanish Readings

Introduction

Welcome to the course guide for SPAN 300: Intermediate Spanish Readings

This guide includes resources that will assist you in completing your class assignments and research. Most of these resources are available online; however, only WSU students, staff and faculty may access resources with the  icon. If you need any further assistance, please contact your librarian, Rachel Crane by email at Rachel.Crane@wichita.edu or by phone at 316-978-5078. For more information on other language-related issues, please explore the WSU Libraries subject guide for Spanish.

                

   

MALIC

Visit the Music and Languages Innovation Center (MALIC)!

Located in Jardine Hall, room 313, the Center houses both the Savaiano-Cress Language Lab and the Thurlow Lieurance Music Library. The Language Lab provides technical assistance for language study, a reference collection of international language dictionaries, as well as audio and video resources held in the University Libraries. It's also a wonderful place for study between classes.

Spring 2017 (January 3 - May 12)*

Monday and Tuesday 8.a.m. - 8 p.m.**
Wednesday and Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.**
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

*Closed Monday, January 16 for the Martin Luther King Day holiday.
**January 3 - 13, and March 20 - 26, open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Digital Literacy Series Workshops

Each semester, the University Libraries offers a number of workshops designed to strengthen the skills of students, faculty and staff in the use of online tools for research, presentation and teaching. Faculty and instructors can encourage student attendence at library workshops, and even offer extra credit for students that attend a workshop (certificates of attendance are available to students upon request).

The schedule for Digital Literacy Workshop Series is available online, you can find workshops and register to attend any of this semester's offered classes here.

Workshops are free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the general public. For questions, please contact Shonn Haren at shonn.haren@wichita.edu, or (316) 978-6331

Undergraduate Workshop Schedule Spring 2017

WSU undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and staff are all welcome to attend these workshop. All workshops are held in 217 Ablah, unless otherwise indicated in the WSU Libraries Events calendar. Click on the date/time link to RSVP for each event.

Navigating University Libraries:  Discover library services and collections, navigate our website and learn search tips. Meet at noon by the Circulation Desk to start with a tour of Ablah Library.

Writing a Literature Review: Learn all the steps to create an outstanding literature review – from conducting comprehensive research to synthesizing multiple perspectives to presenting your findings.

Writing Papers and Citations in MLA 8th Edition Style: An introduction to important aspects of using the Modern Language Association (MLA) style to write and format research papers and citation lists. 

Writing Papers and Citations in APA 6th Edition StyleAn introduction to important aspects of using the American Psychological Association (APA) style to write and format research papers and citation lists. 

Using Endnote to Manage Citations: Learn to use Endnote to upload citation data from library databases, create new citations in various citation styles, organize citations, and insert citations into a MS Word document.

Multidisciplinary Research Methods and Resources: Researching across disciplines and fields can be frustrating - there can seem to be an infinite number of resources relevant to your work. This workshop aims to reduce such unpleasant feelings by providing some helpful strategies for conducting efficient and thorough literature searches.

Endnote Optimization Strategies: Do you know how to do basic things in EndNote, but feel daunted about using it for a project, or are things not displaying quite right? Bring your questions and learn how to sync multiple devices, customize citation styles, and edit parenthetical citations. 

Writing a Literature Review: Learn all the steps to create an outstanding literature review – from conducting comprehensive research to synthesizing multiple perspectives to presenting your findings.

Avoiding Plagiarism and Maintaining Academic Integrity: Learn to identify unintentional plagiarism, identify strategies to avoid plagiarism and become acquainted with relevant sections of 8.05 Student Code of Conduct at Wichita State. Co-taught with Student Conduct and Community Standards.

Finding Government Information: Learn how to locate online government information such as census information, statistics, laws, and more.