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Library Researcher Series

A drop-in workshop series offered by the University Library in Fall and Winter terms.

Library Researcher Series

This series provides workshops on interdisciplinary topics of relevance to the research of graduate students and faculty. Open for all to attend

Grad Help

Graduate Help Peer Mentors, current U of S graduate students volunteers of the Peer Assisted Learning program, create short workshops on topics that relate directly to graduate students. Limited to current graduate students.

Grad Writing Workshops

Sessions created and presented by a Graduate Writing Specialist staff member of the University Library. Limited to current graduate students. 

January 2018 SCHEDULE

Library Researcher Series

Date & Time

Presenter

Introduction to Synthesis Reviews             Jan. 18, 1:00 - 2:30 pm Angie Gerrard 
Librarian
Introduction to Zotero Jan. 25, 1:00 - 2:00 pm Jaclyn McLean
Librarian

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Grad Help

Date & Time

Presenter

Technical and Scientific Presentations  Jan. 17, 10:00 am Emiliana B.
Grad Peer Mentor
Graduate Level Procrastination Jan. 18, 2:30 pm Arinze E.
Grad Peer Mentor
How to Read a Journal Article in Science Jan. 24, 10:00 am Emiliana B.
Grad Peer Mentor

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Grad Writing

Date & Time

Presenter

Flow Jan. 16, 4:45 pm Heather McWhinney
Grad Writing Specialist
Graduate Grammar Refresher: Mini-Course Jan. 18, 4:00 pm Heather McWhinney
​​Grad Writing Specialist
Writing a Literature Review Jan. 23, 4:45 pm Heather McWhinney
​Grad Writing Specialist
Flow (Repeat) Jan. 26, 2:30 pm Heather McWhinney
​Grad Writing Specialist
Plain Language Jan. 30, 4:45 pm Heather McWhinney
​Grad Writing Specialist

February 2018 SCHEDULE

Library Researcher Series

Date & Time

Presenter

Using Twitter and Other Tools to Promote your Research Feb. 13, 12:00 - 1:00 pm Erin Watson, Jaclyn McLean, & Li Zhang
Librarians
Fake News & Evaluating Sources Feb. 14, 11:30 - 12:30 pm David Smith
Librarian
Introduction to EndNote Feb. 21, 1:30 - 2:00 pm MaryLynn Gagné
​Librarian

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Grad Help

Date & Time

Presenter

Conflict Resolution Feb. 1, 10:00 am Arinze E.
Grad Peer Mentor
Basic Presentation Skills for Seminars Feb. 7, 10:00 am Emiliana B.
Grad Peer Mentor
Plan for Summer Opportunities Fe. 8, 10:00 am Sam R.
Grad Peer Mentor
Resources for Language Improvment Feb. 15, 10:00 am Sam R.
Grad Peer Mentor

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March 2018 SCHEDULE

Library Researcher Series

Date & Time

Presenter

BibTex Application with LaTex March 13, 1:00 - 3:00 pm Li Zhang
Librarian
Introduction to Mendeley March 20, 1:00 - 2:00 pm DeDe Dawson
Librarian
Keeping Current with the Scholarly Literature March 28, 11:30 - 12:30 pm DeDe Dawson
Librarian

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Grad Help

Date & Time

Presenter

Funding Opportunities Outside of the University  March 1, 10:00 am Sam R.
Grad Peer Mentor
Stress and Time Management in Grad School March 8, 2:30 pm Laura W.
Grad Peer Mentor
Journal Publications: A "how to" guide on finding the right journal March 9, 10:30 am Sam R.
Grad Peer Mentor
Blocks to Writing: Getting beyond self-doubt March 23, 10:30 am Sam R.
Grad Peer Mentor

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