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Workshops

A list and description of library and writing center workshops

Overview

Below you will find information about the various hour-long library workshops held across 2 weeks in the computer lab on the 2nd floor. Basic workshops address important library research and writing skills at the introductory level. Specialty workshops address specific topics in greater depth.

Finding Better Resources

Finding Better Resources In Less Time

Join us to get an overview of the library and all it provides. You'll get to know our building, our services, and our website. Anyone who attends can register to win one of the books below!*

Times offered:

(week 1) Monday, October 9, 10:00am

(week 1) Tuesday, October 10, 3:00pm

(week 2) Wednesday, October 18, 10:00am

RSVPs are appreciated! Email Christi Osterday with the link by her photo.

Alexander, T. Desmond, and Brian S Rosner. New Dictionary of Biblical Theology. Leicester, England: Inter-Varsity Press, 2000.

Holmes, Christopher R. J. The Holy Spirit. New Studies in Dogmatics. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2015.

Platt, David. Radical : Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream. 1st ed. Colorado Springs, Colorado: Multnomah Books, 2010.

$35 gift card to Lifeway

Library Research 101

LR 101: Finding the Right Books

Here we'll go in detail about how you can find the books you need for your project. Learn how to navigate our website, the bookshelves, and research in general. Anyone who attends can register to win one of the books below!*

Times offered:

(week 1) Wednesday, October 11, 10:00am

(week 2) Tuesday, October 17, 3:00pm

(week 2) Friday, October 20, 10:00am

RSVPs are appreciated! Email Christi Osterday with the link by her photo.

Green, Joel B, ed. Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels. Second Edition. The IVP Bible Dictionary Series. Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP Academic, 2013.

Kibbe, Michael. From Topic to Thesis : A Guide to Theological Research. Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP Academic, an Imprint of InterVarsity Press, 2016.

Jones, Robert D. Uprooting Anger : Biblical Help for a Common Problem. Phillipsburg, N.J.: P & R Publications, 2005.

$25 gift card to Lifeway

Library Research 102

LR 102: Finding the Right Articles

Here we'll go in detail about how you can find the articles you need for your project. Learn how to navigate our website, academic databases, and research in general. Anyone who attends can register to win one of the books below!*

Times offered:

(week 1) Tuesday, October 10, 4:30pm

(week 1) Friday, October 13, 10:00am

(week 2) Thursday, October 19, 3:00pm

RSVPs are appreciated! Email Christi Osterday with the link by her photo.

Beale, G. K, and D. A Carson. Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. 2007

Kibbe, Michael. From Topic to Thesis : A Guide to Theological Research. Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP Academic, an Imprint of InterVarsity Press, 2016.

Meyer, Jason C. Preaching : A Biblical Theology. Wheaton, Illinois: Crossway, 2013.

$35 gift card to Lifeway

 

Paper Formatting

Join us as we talk about paper formatting specifically for the Southern Seminary Manual of Style. We'll show you how to save a ton of time when writing papers, as well as keep the red ink to a minimum in terms of formatting issues. Anyone who attends can register to win one of the books below!*

Times offered:

(week 1) Monday, October 9, 1:00pm

(week 1) Wednesday, October 11, 11:30am

(week 1) Friday, October 13, 11:30am

(week 2) Monday, October 16, 7:30pm

RSVPs are appreciated! Email Christi Osterday with the link by her photo.

Frame, John M. A History of Western Philosophy and Theology. Phillipsburg, New Jersey: P & R Publishing, 2015.

Schreiner, Thomas R. The King in His Beauty : A Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic, 2013.

Luther, Martin, and John Dillenberger. Martin Luther : Selections from His Writings. The Anchor Library of Religion. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Books, 1961.

$25 gift card to Lifeway

Footnotes Made Easy

Footnotes & Bibliographies Made Easy With Zotero

Extremely helpful for paper-writing at any level. Learn how to easily save and manage your sources as well as utilize an automated bibliography generator. Anyone who attends can register to win one of the books below!*

Times offered:

(week 1) Thursday, October 12, 4:30pm

(week 2) Tuesday, October 17, 4:30pm

(week 2) Thursday, October 19, 7:00pm

RSVPs are appreciated! Email Christi Osterday with the link by her photo.

Carson, D. A, ed. The Enduring Authority of the Christian Scriptures. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2016.

VanDrunen, David. God's Glory Alone : The Majestic Heart of Christian Faith and Life : What the Reformers Taught ... and Why It Still Matters. The Five Solas Series. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2015.

Bray, Gerald Lewis. Augustine on the Christian Life : Transformed by the Power of God. Theologians on the Christian Life. Wheaton: Crossway, 2015.

$30 giftcard to Lifeway

*Basic Terms and Conditions

Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend the workshops and enter for the giveaways (library staff are ineligible for prizes). A person may attend multiple workshops, but will be eligible for only one prize per workshop title. Winners will be chosen at random from a numbered list using Random.org to select the winner's number. A winner will be chosen for each prize item for the given workshop and then notified at his or her seminary email address within approximately one week after the workshop ends. Giveaway winners must be able to pick up their prize in the library within 7 days of notification. For more information, please inquire at the library.