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Events & Workshops

Online Workshops

Join the NLU library for the following upcoming workshops! After you register, you will receive information about how to access these online sessions. If you’re interested but unable to attend a session, please email to ask questions or set up an appointment to speak with a librarian. We’re happy to help!

Looking for more workshops? Try the Learning Support webinar schedule for topics about writing, citing, and student success.

Finding Books & Articles in the NLU Library

The NLU Library offers access to books, e-books, articles, and videos, as well assistance with all aspects of the research process, from selecting a topic to finding, evaluating, and citing your sources. Select a session below to learn more about finding sources through the NLU library:

Using E-books from the NLU Library

Learn how to utilize the features of NLU Library e-book databases to make the most of these resources. An NLU Librarian will demonstrate the features and share tips for using the EBSCOhost eBook Database and E-Book Central database.

Evaluating Sources (Articles, Websites, & More!)

What criteria do you use when evaluating sources? How do you know if a source is appropriate to use in a research paper or academic assignment? Where can you find different types of sources? Select a session below to learn more.

Academic Honesty: Principles & Practices

What is academic honesty, and why is it important? In this webinar, we’ll discuss NLU's academic honesty policy, the definition of plagiarism, why and when we cite sources, and where to go for help when you’re working on your research papers and projects. Note: This session is Part 1 of a series on academic honesty and using sources in academic writing. To register for Part 2 (I Say/They Say: Integrating & Attributing Sources) and Part 3 (From Spacing to Citing: APA Style Workshop), view the Learning Support webinar schedule.

Transitioning from APA 6 to APA 7

NLU is in the process of transitioning all of its courses from the 6th to the 7th edition of APA style. Not sure what to expect? In this webinar, we’ll review the most notable differences between APA 6 and APA 7, with a particular emphasis on changes related to paper format, in-text citations, and references lists.

Organizing Sources With Zotero

What do you do with your sources once you've found them? How do you organize your citations and documents? Zotero is a citation management tool that can save time and stress in managing this process. Select a session below to learn more!


    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
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    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
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    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
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    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
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    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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