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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.

Fall 2016 (August 22 - December 16)* 

Mondays and Tuesdays 8.a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesdays and Thursdays 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fridays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed Saturdays and Sundays

*Closed Monday, September 3rd for the Labor Day holiday
*Closed Thursday, November 24th and 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday.
*Closed from December 20 through January 3rd, for the holidays and intercession break.

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 Fall 2016

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.

The Savvy Researcher: Learn tips and tricks to locate relevant sources quickly and efficiently.

  • 4-5 pm Tuesday, September 13

    SmartSearch Tips and Tricks: Learn tips and tricks to find articles and other sources in SmartSearch. 

  • 12-1 pm Friday, September 23
  • Researching the Digital World: Strategies for Quality Online Research:  The Internet was not designed with scholars and students in mind - a little knowledge and a few strategies can go a long way to becoming a savvy and efficient online researcher.

  • 4-5 pm Monday, September 27
  • 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.

  • 12-1 pm Friday, October 7
  • Finding Government Information: Learn how to locate government information such as census information, statistics, laws, and more.

  • 4-5 pm Tuesday, October 11
  • 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.

  • 12-1 pm Friday, October 21

Avoiding Plagiarism: 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! 

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.

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