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Library Instruction Services: Research Workshops Schedule

The reference librarians at University Libraries offer many different instructional workshops, guides, and tutorials to help the DU community learn about library research. Please take a look at our guide to see what we have to offer!

Research Workshops Description

Each quarter the reference librarians at the library offer a number of free workshops on a variety of topics and resources.
The workshops are open to current DU students, faculty, and staff.

Workshops take place in AAC 275 (The Herold Room) or online through Adobe Connect or Zoom. The location of each workshop is noted in the description. If you sign up for an online workshop, you will receive information via email on how to access the virtual classroom.


Registering for Workshops

To register for a Wednesday or Friday research workshop, please use the button in any of the workshop descriptions or below. You will receive a registration confirmation via email.

If you have any questions about the research workshops, please contact Anna Harper at or call (303) 871-2840.



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Turabian Citations

Struggling with Turabian citation styles? Join us to get tips and tricks for citing correctly and efficiently. This workshop will focus on the basic aspects of creating citations and will introduce you to invaluable reference resources.

Lead Instructors: Chris Brown

Wednesday, May 3, 5 - 6pm
ONLINE - Register for Link

Past Workshops

Library 101

Need an introduction or a refresher on the resources and services available at University Libraries? Come learn about the most popular library resources and services. Participants will learn how to find books in the library, request materials from other libraries, and locate online journal articles.

Lead Instructors: Paul Worrell

Wednesday, April 5, 5 - 6pm
ONLINE - Register for Link

Navigate Your Research with Compass

Navigate the world of library research with Compass! Search the majority of the library's collections all from one main portal.  Participants will learn quick tips and tricks for using our new search tool as well as advanced features to enhance the research experience.

Lead Instructor: Paul Worrell

Wednesday, April 12, 5 - 6pm
ONLINE - Register for Link


We're excited to reintroduce Browzine, now powering our A - Z Journals list in Compass. Learn how to browse for journals by subject or by topic, how to save content to read later on a desktop or mobile device, and how to have new content pushed to you.

Lead Instructors: Chris Brown

Wednesday, April 19, 5 - 6pm
ONLINE - Register for Link

Literature Reviews

Do you need to write a literature review for a class project, capstone, thesis, or dissertation? Are you finding the process overwhelming? Learn how to take control of the literature with this workshop! Participants will learn about the components of a literature review and general search strategies.

Lead Instructors: Glenn Koelling

Wednesday, April 19, 5:30 - 6:30pm
ONLINE - Register for Link

Please note that the time and date for this workshop have shifted from their original publication.