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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

2020 Student Success Workshop Series. These workshops will count towards workshop participation for the SSC101 course. 

*All workshops will take place online via Zoom. The link is provided on the registration form and will be emailed prior to the workshop.

Additional Library Workshops

Growth Mindset: Rewiring Your Brain to Change Your Future

You can change your future by changing the way you think. Sounds crazy? It's not, it's science. In this session, we will explore how they way you think and talk to yourself can dictate how much you learn and what simple changes you can make to harness the science and impact your future.

Oct. 13th 10:00-10:45am & 5:30-6:15pm


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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


Registration for Stark State Students:

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. Look for the title of the workshop you are interested in and click the link to register. Check your student email for further instructions.


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.

  • Sept 14th 7:00-7:25pm & Oct. 26th 10:00-10:25am


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.

  • Sept. 22nd 1:00-1:25pm & Nov. 5th 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.

  • Sept. 30th 1:00-1:25pm & Nov. 9th 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.

  • Oct. 5th 10:00-10:25am & Nov. 17th 10:00-10:25am


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

  • Oct. 14th 10:00-10:25am & Nov. 18th 7:00-7:25pm


*All workshops will take place online via Zoom. The link is provided on the

registration form and will be emailed prior to the workshop.

Technical Requirements

Internet Access:

  • A DSL, cable connection, or greater is recommended. Dial-up is not sufficient.


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