The Library’s Early College Summer Program

Early College is a four-week program that gives students both social and academic skills that they will need to succeed in college. Early College Summer program students take college-level math, English and sciences classes. They also participate in four library workshops where  they will learn how to navigate the vast resources of GSU’s research library. Denise Dimsdale, Education Librarian, coordinates the library program for Early College. The four library sessions will teach students:

  • How to evaluate print and online resources
  • How to avoid plagiarism with proper citations and paraphrasing
  • How to find resources using the online catalog and online databases

The first sessions were held on June 7th and will continue on June 8 – 15 with Group 1 meeting from 12:40pm to to 1:40pm and Group 2 meeting from 1:50pm to 2:50pm. All sessions will be held in Classroom 1.

The Early College Research guide will be used to instruct students. The library has other research guides to assist new students adjust to campus and research life.


About La Loria Konata

La Loria Konata is an Assistant Professor and the Policy Studies Librarian. She holds a Juris Master from Emory Law, a Master in Public Administration from Georgia State and Master in Library Science from Clark Atlanta.
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