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Student Success Workshop Series: Digital Library


Image: Student Success Workshop Series Presented by Kent State Stark Campus Library and Stark State College Digital Library

Technical Requirements

Internet Access:



  • Webcams are not required, but you are welcome to use.
  • Microphones are not required, but you are welcome to use.


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Sara Klink

Assistant Library Director

Stark State College


Office phone: 330-494-6170 Ext: 5449

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Melissa Bauer

Online Learning Librarian

Kent State University at Stark


Office phone: 33-244-3320

Workshop Sessions

Presented by KSU Stark Campus Library and Stark State Digital Library


To Register:

Log in to Mystarkstate go to the Academic Support tab. Look for the link to Student Success Workshops in the Support for Student Success box. Then, check your student email for further instructions.


Learn About Your Library

Visit the Stark State Digital Library in B123. Learn how to access library resources and connect with Stark State librarians for research help.  25minutes session in B123

  • Jan. 21st 2:00-2:25pm & March 25th 2:00-2:25pm


Make Google Work for You

Curious how to better use Google? Learn how to use advanced search techniques to strengthen your research skills. 25 minute online session.

  • Jan 28th 3:00-3:25pm & March 31st 3:00-3:25pm


Getting Real about Fake News

How do we know what’s REAL and what’s FAKE news?  Learn how to evaluate sources to determine trustworthiness. 25 minute online session.

  • Feb. 5th 1:00-1:25pm & April 7th 1:00-1:25pm


Learn about Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Sources

What is the difference between primary and secondary sources?  What role does tertiary sources play in the research cycle? Learn how to best use them in your research. 25 minute online session.

  • Feb. 13th 1:00-1:25pm & April 15th 1:00-1:25pm


Coming Up with a Research Question

Learn the difference between a good topic and a bad topic. Develop skills to design your best research question. 25 minute online session.

  • Feb. 19th 6:00-6:25pm & April 23rd 6:00-6:25pm


How to Read a Scholarly Article

Confused about reading academic articles in your discipline? Learn the tips and tricks to reading and understanding scholarly literature. 25 minute online session

  • Feb. 27th 6:00-6:25pm & April 23rd 6:00-6:25pm