2016 Research skills workshops
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- Graduate and Professional Skills Workshops
Planning and Researching Your Term Papers
Why attend? This interactive workshop will provide practical strategies and tips to enable you to get the best grade in your assignments, including how to:
- Define your research topic
- Organize your ideas effectively
- Find background information – Wikipedia plus...
- Find the most relevant and appropriate information for your assignments
- Create perfect reference lists – an introduction to citation styles and guides
|Tuesday, February 2||10:15 am - 11:30 am||Webster Library, LB-203|
|Tuesday, February 16||1:15 pm - 2:30 pm||Vanier Library, VL-203|
|Thursday, March 3||6:00 pm - 7:15 pm||Webster Library, LB-203|
Cite It Right: Quick 'n Easy References Lists With RefWorks
Why attend? Discover how to organize and manage your research information as well as how to create perfect reference lists using RefWorks, the University's online reference management software.
In this workshop you will learn how to import and store your information including books and articles from Google Scholar, the library catalogue and academic databases as well as creating perfect citations in your papers using the correct referencing style.
|Thursday, February 4||1:30 pm – 3:00 pm||Webster Library, LB-203|
|Monday, February 15||1:30 pm - 3:00 pm||Vanier Library, VL-203|
|Tuesday, March 29||10:15 am - 11:45 am||Webster Library, LB-203|
RefWorks: Online Tutorials
RefWorks not only helps you to store and manage your references, it also works with word-processing applications (like Microsoft Word) to automatically insert citations and create your bibliography or reference list for you.
The Way of APA
Learn to cite sources and format papers in the APA style, as well as keep track of sources.
|Tuesday, March 8||1:15 pm - 2:30 pm||Webster Library, LB-203|
|Thursday, March 17||11:45 am - 1:00 pm||Vanier Library, VL-203|
|Thursday, March 24||10:15 am - 11:30 am||Webster Library, LB-203|
The Way of MLA
Learn to cite sources and format papers in the MLA style, as well as keep track of sources.
|Wednesday, March 16||11:45 am - 1:00 pm||Webster Library, LB-203|
Graduate and Professional Skills Workshops
GPRM241 - Copyright and your thesis
Thursday, February 4, 10:15 - 11:30, Webster Library, LB-322
GPRM227 - Introduction to Systematic Reviews for Health Sciences & Psychology
Thursday, February 18, 10:00 - 12:00, Vanier Library, VL-122
GPRM249 - Thesis Boost: 3-day Writing Retreat
Monday, May 2, 09:00 - 16:00, Webster Library, LB-322