Governor's School for Agriculture: 2023: Workshop topics

Welcome! This guide is designed to help you find information for your research topics and projects that you'll be working on for the next couple of weeks. Please feel free to contact any of the librarians listed on this page for help!

Welcome to the Libraries 

  • Purpose of literature reviews
  • Identify different types of information sources to use for your projects
  • Identify the types of information sources you will create for your projects

Exploring your research topics

  • Compare search tools
  • Develop search strategy
  • Get access to full text
  • Search for your sources

Reading scholarly sources

  • Classifying articles
  • Importance of abstracts
  • Reading review articles
  • IMRaD & how it can help
  • Putting it into practice

Citing your sources

  • Why citing is important
  • In-text versus bibliographic citations
  • Citation tools: pros & cons
  • Formatting citations in APA

Head, Veterinary Medicine Library and Liaison to Animal Scieces

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Kiri DeBose
Vet Med Library
245 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

High-Impact Practices Librarian

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Kirsten Dean
317 Newman Library