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2016 Research 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
Date Time Location
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
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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.

Date Time Location
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.

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The Way of APA

Learn to cite sources and format papers in the APA style, as well as keep track of sources.

Date Time Location
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
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The Way of MLA

Learn to cite sources and format papers in the MLA style, as well as keep track of sources.

Date Time Location
Wednesday, March 16 11:45 am - 1:00 pm Webster Library, LB-203
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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

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page last updated on: Wednesday 10 February 2016
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