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Research Tools for Graduate Students Workshop Series: Upcoming Workshops

This guide provides information and registration links for the University Libraries' workshop series for graduate students.

Introduction to Online Scholarly Presence

Tuesday, October 3, 2:00 - 3:15 pm, Zoom 

Instructor: Rachel Miles

LinkedIn, ORCID, ResearcherID, ResearchGate, Google Scholar do you choose which sites you should create professional and scholarly profiles for? This workshop will provide an introduction to creating an online scholarly presence. Learn how to create and maintain your unique author identifier to ensure you get credit for your work, link your profiles together for ease of use, and track research impact metrics and online engagement of your research.

Register for the session here. 

Literature Reviews and Database Searching for Animal & Life Sciences

Wednesday, October 11, 2:30-3:45 pm, Zoom 

Instructor: Kiri DeBose

You’ve been assigned to write a literature review...but how do you get started? What kinds of literature reviews are there? Where should you search? How do you know what search terms to use? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this interactive workshop. By the end of this session, you’ll be able to 

  • Identify the type of literature review to be conducted
  • Find relevant databases to search in the life sciences
  • Create effective search strategies

This workshop will focus on research in the life sciences. Other discipline-specific workshops will be offered; see other options above.

Register for the session here. 

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