Fall 2020 Workshops
Weekly Workshops
Every semester, Pitts Theology Library hosts a series of workshops to augment, support, and enhance student learning at Candler School of Theology. Pitts Weekly Workshops will help learners become efficient researchers, prolific writers, and well-prepared students. Weekly workshops cover everything from starting graduate research to worship planning. Join us this fall for our Weekly Workshop Webinars.
This Course Has 4 Sections
  • Wondering how to get started on your research process?
    Research 101
    Wednesday, September 16, 2020 · 12:00 PM EDT
    In this webinar, Pitts reference librarians will walk you through the research process, give you tips for optimizing the Emory catalog and databases, and teach you the habits of mind you'll need to be an effective researcher. This webinar is open to all Emory students and will be especially relevant to Candler students, research assistants, and doctoral students in the Graduate Division of Religion.
  • Reading for writing is different from reading for its own sake.
    Reading for Writing
    Wednesday, September 23, 2020 · 12:00 PM EDT
    In this webinar, Pitts librarians will introduce you to the tools of academic reading. By using the tips and tricks in this webinar, you'll be soaring through your readings in no time!
  • Feeling overwhelmed by the information in your class, online, or on social media?
    Information Overload: Deciphering, Analyzing, and Synthesizing Information
    Wednesday, October 7, 2020 · 12:00 PM EDT
    Feeling overwhelmed by the information in your class? Don't know where to start researching in the library? Confused about what to believe on social media? This webinar will introduce you to key components of information literacy and help you develop skills to identify, process, and organize all of the information you pick up at Candler and elsewhere. Learn how to develop habits for information consumption that will go with you beyond your time at Candler. 
  • Exegesis can be a daunting task, no matter your level of seminary experience.
    Exegesis: What is it and how do I do It?
    Wednesday, October 14, 2020 · 12:00 PM EDT
    Exegesis can be a daunting task, no matter your level of seminary experience. But you aren’t in it alone! Please join members of Pitts reference team to discuss tips and tools for exegesis! We hope this discussion will help you understand the exegesis process and take some of the anxiety out of your future paper writing!

    In this webinar, we'll explore what exegesis is, and just as importantly what it isn't, before turning to the techniques and tools you need to engage in exegesis.