Events > 2018 > January > A+ Research with Discus Workshop

About this event:

Created by Kim Andrysczyk

SC State Library 1500 Senate St, Columbia, SC 29201

Note: this event is planned by REACH, but preregistration at the State Library is required. Students must be accompanied by a parent (adults must also register as a participant).  Younger siblings cannot attend. If you need to drop-off a high school participant, please contact REACH admin to arrange chaperone agreement with us.

Date:Friday, January 19, 2018
Time:10:00AM – 1:00PM
At South Carolina State Library in Coastal Room
1500 Senate St, Columbia, SC 29201
Cost: FREE (plus metered parking fees)
Adults and High Schoolers only

Start off the new year with A+ resources for homeschool projects, assignments, and exam prep!
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to search and retrieve textual information and multimedia resources from authoritative sources. You will also explore various tools for mind mapping, notetaking, and organizing your research on Google Drive. Participants will also learn about free PSAT, SAT, ACT, and AP practice exams.

Homeschool parents, high school homeschoolers (Grades 9 – 12), and public library staff and librarians assisting homeschoolers may register to attend. Registration deadline is January 17, 2018. 

(NOTE: High school homeschool student must be registered separately from homeschool parent to assure adequate seating is provided. Homeschool parent or guardian must accompany homeschool student.)

Workshop check-in starts in the Coastal Room of the SC State Library, Friday, January 19th at 9:30 a.m. with workshop beginning promptly at 10:00 a.m. and concluding at 1:00 p.m.

Arrive early to park.  South Carolina State Library location and parking information is found on their Contact page.

Discus – South Carolina’s Virtual Library is a suite of freely accessible online resources and databases provided as a service of the South Carolina State Library. View the Discus web pages.

Questions? Contact Linda Heimburger, Electronic Resources Training and Outreach Coordinator, by email or by phone (803)734-4627. Or REACH Admin (Kim Andrysczyk): 803-348-2419