Answered By: Pippa [Research & Writing Studio]
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Our online resources can be used however you like! Embed some in your Canvas course, use one during a class session, or assign as an out-of-class activity.


Strategy Videos

These videos were designed to be short and give high-impact tips that students can put into action right away! 

Click the categories below to view all related videos we currently have:

💻 Searching for Sources

📝 Writing & Editing Tricks

👥 Strategies for Group Projects

📚 Study Skills

🇿 Using Zotero for Research Management and Citation


Here's an example of a strategy video:


Workshop Video Series

The videos in each workshop can stand alone or be used as the content for a class session or flipped class session. They include strategies, reflection, and activities designed to help students tackle complex projects. If you'd like us to run a synchronous workshop for your class, please request one here

🏁 Getting Started Workshop

📊 Research Posters Workshop

🔎 Finding and Using Sources Workshop

We are working on additional asynchronous workshops to match all of our synchronous workshops, so please check back again for more in the future!


Here's an example of a workshop video:


Research & Writing Mini-Lessons

Our mini-lessons can serve as reference for strategies for each part of the research & writing process, or as a set of activities for students to practice new skills.

🔗 LIT Hub (Mini-lessons covering all steps of the process)

-->Toolkit explaining how to use some or all of LIT in your Canvas Course

📜 The "Crummy Titles" Strategy for Creating Great Paper Titles

📖 Strategic Reading: Read Faster, Understand Better, and Remember More



Here's a sample mini-lesson from LIT on Making Sentences Leaner:



Other Formats

Citation Guides

Subject-Specific Research Guides



All these resources were created by Western Libraries Teaching & Learning Division and the Hacherl Research & Writing Studio. You can also explore resources from our other Learning Commons Partners!


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