Author Talks showcase campus and local authors. They are held on Thursday afternoons at 3:30 in the Library Research Room. Light refreshments are provided.
Thursday, Jan. 17: 3:30-4:30 pm
Dave Newberry, the brother of the late Donna Newberry, is author ofEl Dorado: Mission to the City of Gold, a novel based on his experience as a missionary in Guyana. The book focuses on a group of missionaries who end up on a hunt for treasure in the forests of Guyana. Newberry is an adjunct professor at Ohio Valley University and is a minister at the Church of Christ in Little Hocking, Ohio.
Thursday, Feb. 21: 3:30-4:30 pm
Jane will read from her newest book, Sketches at the Naesti Bar, which takes readers on a journey through the rivers, mountains, hot springs, taverns, mysteries and myths of Iceland.
Thursday, March 21: 3:30-4:30 pm
Rita L. Smith
Zanesville writer Rita L. Smith will speak about her first book for children, Mikey's Tail. Based on her young nephew, Mikey's Tail tells the story of a young boy who wishes he had a tail. Smith is also the author of Flashes from My Mind, a collection of flash fiction stories.
Thursday, April 18: 3:30-4:30 pm
Muskingum alumna Wendy Koile will discuss her book, Geneva on the Lake: A History of Ohio's First Summer Resort. Kolie graduated with a Master of Arts in Teaching in 2008. Currently, she teaches developmental reading and English at Zane State.
Student Workshop Series
Our Student Workshop Series is held on Sundays at 8 pm in the Chess Center.
Intro to APA
Are you sometimes confused about how to cite resources using the APA style? Do you wonder how to format your papers correctly according to APA guidelines? If so, a special Chess Center workshop is being offered especially for you! At the workshop you will learn how to format research papers, cite your sources and create a works cited page. The presentation will focus on putting you in contact with useful tools, not memorizing formats.
Plagiarism is a growing problem across the nation. In many cases plagiarism is committed because of a lack of knowledge.
Want to know how you can easily avoid plagiarism and its consequences? Join us for our Plagiarism workshop to learn about Muskingum's plagiarism policies and how you can easily avoid the mistakes that lead to plagiarism.
Intro to MLA
Are you sometimes confused with how to cite resources according to MLA guidelines? Do you wish you knew where to find information on citations? Join us for our Library Student Workshop and learn how! We'll teach you when to cite, how to cite the most common types of sources and show you were to find citation references.
There are thousands of solid, authoritative sources available online today. We can teach you to tell the bad from the good, and how to get to the best sources even faster. Learn how to find online sources your professors will love!