• Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    What strategies do you use to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and academic projects. Learn about cited reference searches and database search strategies, how to create alerts to stay up to date, tips to customize Google Scholar, and options to manage sources using Mendeley and RefWorks. Please bring your laptop to ...

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  • Presentation Skills (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Does the idea of giving a presentation freak you out? I have good news and bad news. Bad news – presentations are unavoidable in your courses and in your future career path. Good news – presentation skills are something you can easily improve! This 45-minute session will provide some tips, tricks, and ideas for how to become a better presenter. ...

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  • Are you an information expert Quiz?

    John C. Hitt Library: main floor

    Can you separate fact from fiction? Stop by the library for the first clue in the Mystery of the Missing Songbird. To receive your clue you’ll be asked to evaluate a series of sources and identify what makes them trustworthy or suspect. Join us any time between 10:30-12:30 to begin your quest to becoming an Information Expert.

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  • Grad Research Essentials Workshops for Sociology

    John C. Hitt Library 235A

    The workshop provides an opportunity to meet with the subject librarian assigned to your program to learn about academic resources in your discipline, how to apply effective library research strategies, and get help with questions about resources. As you get ready to do your literature review for a research paper, thesis, or dissertation, these 90‐minute workshop will focus on introducing ...

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  • Fact checking 101

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    This workshop will show you how information experts evaluate sources using real world examples. Participants will learn what to look for to identify questionable sources, how to verify claims and how to categorize sources. Participants will not only leave one step closer to being an information expert, they will also receive a clue identifying what is at the heart of ...

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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Part 1: Citation Metrics & Measuring Impact Citation metrics provide quantitative data used to evaluate the impact of a scholar’s research. Several methods and tools exist to assist scholars with obtaining information about citation counts and impact data, such as ISI Web of Science, Google Scholar, and other citation counting tools by discipline. Metrics also assist scholars with identifying key ...

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  • Graduate Research Essentials Workshop for Science

    John C. Hitt Library 235A

    This workshop provides an opportunity to meet with the subject librarian assigned to your program to learn about academic resources in your discipline, how to apply effective library research strategies, and get help with questions about Science related resources. As you get ready to do your literature review for a research paper, thesis, or dissertation, this 90‐minute workshop will focus ...

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  • Endnote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • Choosing the right source for the right project

    John C. Hitt Library: 235C

    In an academic setting the key to a successful project often lies in selecting the right supporting resources to use as the foundation of your work. In this workshop, participants will explore how to choose the right resource for their project, and learn how to evaluate resources for fit beyond “peer review.” Participants will also be given the clue to ...

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  • Graduate Research Essentials Workshops for Engineering & Computer Science (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library 235A

    The workshops provide an opportunity to meet with the subject librarian assigned to your program to learn about academic resources in your discipline, how to apply effective library research strategies, and get help with questions about resources. As you get ready to do your literature review for a research paper, thesis, or dissertation, this 90‐minute workshop will focus on introducing ...

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  • Grad Research Essentials Workshops for Criminal Justice & Public Administration (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library 235A

    As you get ready to do your literature reviews for research papers, thesis, or dissertations, these 90‐minute workshops can help by introducing you to discipline‐specific resources. The workshops provide an opportunity to meet with the subject librarian for your program, learn more about available resources in your discipline, improve your library research strategies, and get help with questions. Sessions will ...

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  • Psychology of Fake News

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Day in and day out we hear about fake news, biased news and every news outlet trying to convince us they are trustworthy, but why do they do it? In this workshop we will explore how media influences our understanding of the world. We will discuss what we can do as information consumers to effectively evaluate information and get well ...

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  • Graduate Research Essentials Workshops for Business (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library 235A

    The workshops provide an opportunity to meet with the subject librarian assigned to your program to learn about academic resources in your discipline, how to apply effective library research strategies, and get help with questions about resources. As you get ready to do your literature review for a research paper, thesis, or dissertation, these 90‐minute workshop will focus on introducing ...

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  • Graduate Research Essentials Workshop for Psychology

    John C. Hitt Library 235A

    The workshop provides an opportunity to meet with the Psychology subject librarian, learn more about the resources available for Psychology and related research, improve research strategies, and get help with questions about utilizing library resources in your work. During this workshop participants will explore holistic ways to organize their research practice, as well as take an in‐depth look at how ...

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  • Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love and Use (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Do you ever wonder if there is a great app out there that you are missing out on? Need help staying organized, taking notes, or need a better way to communicate with classmates over shared projects? Well look no further as this session will introduce helpful and important apps that all grad students should love and use! We will cover ...

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  • Graduate Research Essentials Workshops for Business (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library 235A

    The workshops provide an opportunity to meet with the subject librarian assigned to your program to learn about academic resources in your discipline, how to apply effective library research strategies, and get help with questions about resources. As you get ready to do your literature review for a research paper, thesis, or dissertation, these 90‐minute workshop will focus on introducing ...

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  • Endnote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • Grad Research Essentials Workshops for Criminal Justice & Public Administration (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library 235A

    As you get ready to do your literature reviews for research papers, thesis, or dissertations, these 90‐minute workshops can help by introducing you to discipline‐specific resources. The workshops provide an opportunity to meet with the subject librarian for your program, learn more about available resources in your discipline, improve your library research strategies, and get help with questions. Sessions will ...

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  • Where to Publish and Author Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    How do you decide which journals are a best fit for your manuscript? Do you know that all rights to a work are often assigned to publishers when a manuscript is accepted? Learn to be a savvy author! This two-part workshop will cover criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication and basic information about copyright ...

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  • Endnote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • Where to Publish and Author Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    How do you decide which journals are a best fit for your manuscript? Do you know that all rights to a work are often assigned to publishers when a manuscript is accepted? Learn to be a savvy author! This two-part workshop will cover criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication and basic information about copyright ...

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  • Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love and Use (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Do you ever wonder if there is a great app out there that you are missing out on? Need help staying organized, taking notes, or need a better way to communicate with classmates over shared projects? Well look no further as this session will introduce helpful and important apps that all grad students should love and use! We will cover ...

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  • Graduate Research Essentials Workshops for Engineering & Computer Science (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library 235A

    The workshops provide an opportunity to meet with the subject librarian assigned to your program to learn about academic resources in your discipline, how to apply effective library research strategies, and get help with questions about resources. As you get ready to do your literature review for a research paper, thesis, or dissertation, this 90‐minute workshop will focus on introducing ...

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  • Endnote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library 235A

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    What strategies do you use to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and academic projects. Learn about cited reference searches and database search strategies, how to create alerts to stay up to date, tips to customize Google Scholar, and options to manage sources using Mendeley and RefWorks. Please bring your laptop to ...

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