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Upcoming Library Workshops

Date: 10/04/2013

Learn at the Library this fall! Here's what we've got on the schedule this month. Check our Workshop and Tour Calendar for more information.

Library Tours
Tuesdays, October 8, October 15, October 22, 11:00-11:30am
Wednesdays, October 9, October 16, October 23, 4:00-4:30pm
Circulation Desk
Join us for a 30-minute guided tour of the building and learning about the different services and facilities we offer. 

Zotero and Mendeley Basics
Tuesday, October 8, 10:00-11:00am 
Room 170
Bibliographies made easy! Learn to use citation management tools Zotero and Mendeley to collect, organize and cite research sources. This will provide a basic overview of each system. Bring a laptop and install Zotero and Mendeley in advance if you want to use the tools in-class.
Note: We are also offering an online version of this class in November.

Managing Information
Thursday, October 10, 10:00-11:00am
Tuesday, October 23, 4:00-5:00pm
Room 170
Organizational skills are critical to success in research. This session will present tips for staying organized, not getting overwhelmed with information, and approaching research methodically. This runs from note taking to citation management with programs like Zotero and Mendeley.

Grad Student Workshop: Discover Your Library
Friday, October 11, 12:30-1:30pm
Room 160
An orientation to the Library and its resources, including a brief tour of the website and building.

Grad Student Workshop: The Literature Review
Friday, October 18, 12:00-1:30pm
Room 160
A thorough literature review sets the stage for success in a large research project like a thesis, dissertation, or grant proposal. This session will give students tips and strategies for conducting effective and comprehensive literature review research.

Find more information and the schedule for November and beyond on the Workshop and Tour Calendar.

Can't make it? Or do you have other questions not answered by these offerings? Please stop by the Reference Desk on the second floor and ask a librarian for help. 


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