It’s Crunch Time!

March 19th, 2010 by Sarah Laleman Ward

Working on your thesis? Got a literature review due? We’re here to help!

Here is the schedule of Graduate Library Workshops for April 2010. Please read the workshop descriptions and register for the one (or more) most appropriate to your needs. All workshops will take place in room E609 in the Wexler (Main Campus) Library at 68th Street and Lexington Avenue.

Research in the Sciences: Tuesday April 6, 6:30-8pm

  • Utilizing citation indexes
  • Evaluating journal venues for publication
  • Exploring common database features further: focus on databases in biology, chemistry, physics, geosciences/geography, environmental sciences
  • Creating advanced searches
  • Setting up search alerts/journal alerts
  • Utilizing RefWorks/EndNote and open access citation managers such as Mendeley
  • Meet the Science Librarian

Intro to Research: Friday, April 9, 1-2:30pm

  • For students who have some familiarity with online research and who are looking to go beyond the basics

Research in Education: Saturday April 10 2-3:30pm

  • Intro to graduate level library research
  • Specific to Education disciplines
  • Informational handouts
  • Meet the Education Librarian
  • Network with other grad students

Intermediate/Advanced Research: Tuesday, April 20 5:30-7pm

  • Introduction to advanced search techniques
  • Subject-specific databases
  • Identifying high-impact journals in your discipline
  • Utilizing citation indexes
  • And more!

Please register for a workshop at:

Questions? Contact Sarah Ward

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2 Responses to “It’s Crunch Time!”

  1. Kim Chauncy Says:

    Hi Sarah,

    I’m an education major – so Saturday is a must – but should I still attend intro class on Friday, or will this just be repeated on Saturday?

    Thanks for your advise,

  2. Sarah Says:

    Kim – I’d recommend coming to the Education Workshop on Saturday.

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