Library Researcher Series
Are you curious about the library and the services that it has to offer? Do you want to improve your literature searching skills and your efficiency in organizing your references? Overwhelmed trying to keep up to date with the published research? Well, be sure to attend our Library Researcher Series!
Oct 1: Intro to Library Services / Tips & Tricks: Learn some effective search strategies for finding articles in literature databases, as well as, how the library can support your research and teaching
Oct 8: What is Plagiarism: Develop knowledge that will prevent you from inadvertently misusing resources while writing your research paper.
Oct 15: Managing References & RefWorks: Set up an account, import some references, and create a bibliography. (Offered again Nov 19).
Oct 22: Making Your Publications Open Access: Learn about author rights and discover how to make your publications more accessible to readers: open access journals and repositories.
Oct 29: Literature Searching For Systematic Reviews: This session describes how a systematic review differs from other types of reviews (e.g., narrative reviews), how the literature searching process is unique, essential search skills and how to document the search.
Nov 5: Keeping Current with Literature: Strategies for keeping up-to-date with the scholarly literature in your field: from email alerting services to rss feeds.
Nov 12: Copyright & Teaching: Learn more about the new copyright legislation and how it may affect your teaching.
Nov 15, 19, 22* & 29*: Managing References & RefWorks: Set up an account, import some references, and create a bibliography. * The Nov 22nd session will be in Room 1037, Education Bldg and the Nov 29th session in Room 161, Murray Library.
Nov 26: Indigenous Studies Research Resources: Indigenous Studies, with all its interdisciplinarity, can be challenging in terms of library research. Come to a teaching session that will demo / unfold some techniques for searching library databases and archival finding aids.
Most sessions in the Collaborative Learning Lab,
Murray Library (1st floor) from 12pm - 1pm, (*except where noted otherwise)
Free! No registration necessary. All are welcome!
Please bring your own laptop (if you have one) or borrow one from the Murray check-out desk.