Fall 2015 Workshops
Library Open House
Come and meet the staff of the Samuel C. Williams Library and learn about your library’s services and research tools!
- Get a tour of the Leonardo da Vinci and F.W. Taylor Special Collections rooms (at 11:30 & 12:30) [have to check with LL about this first, I think the OH in general will come up in a lib meeting soon]
- Tour the library for a look at the study space and new technology introduced over the summer
- Learn more about ebooks, research databases, and the textbook reserve collection
- Library staff will be available to answer your questions.
All members of the Stevens community are welcome to stop by. Refreshments will be served. We look forward to seeing you there!
Graduate Student Library Orientation (V/C)
An open session for graduate students to learn and ask questions about the tools and resources of Samuel C. Williams Library, and how they can be used in research at Stevens and beyond. Location: Library 204.
Scholarly Communication Series: Social Networking for Researchers (V)
It is important for new and established scholars to take full advantage of the networking and collaborative opportunities provided by online social networks. We will discuss ResearchGate, Academia.edu, and other platforms and resources to help you curate your online presence. Location: Library 204.
Scholarly Communication Series: Citation Management Tools (V)
Your bibliography begins as soon as you've cited an article, and assembling it is an ongoing part of your writing process. This session will cover the citation tools available to you, and how to make sure that your bibliography accurately reflects the work that went into it. Location: Library 204.
Google Master: Gain Research Power (R)
This session will show you how to discover the valuable resources available through Google's lesser-known research tools. Location: Library 204.
Graduate Student Thesis/Dissertation Workshop (L)
For graduate and doctoral students working on a thesis or dissertation, this workshop will provide details about formatting & submission requirements. Location: Library 204.
Thesis/Dissertation Copyright Workshop (V)
How do you incorporate your previously published articles into your thesis? Who owns the copyright to your paper? These questions and more will be answered at this workshop. Useful for those in the middle of the writing process as well as those just setting out. Location: Library 204.
[maybe call this like a Graduate/Doctoral Student Thesis & Dissertation Day or something catchier]
Undergraduate Student Senior Thesis/Report Workshop (L)
For seniors working on their senior thesis or report, this workshop will provide details about formatting & submission requirements. Location: Library 204.
Image Searching and Citation (R)
A research paper, presentation or poster looks extra special with nice graphics and photos. Luckily, the Internet has a plethora of images to save and use. But beware, visual media like words, carry copyright protections, sometimes specific instructions on use, and need to be cited. This workshop will introduce you to tools to find images on the Internet that are safe to use and how to cite them in your research. Location: Library 204.
Scholarly Communication Series: Open Access and Scholarly Communication
Scholarly communication refers to the many ways scholars communicate with each other, which include articles, conferences, blogs, Twitter, and much more. We'll discuss the latest news in scholarly publishing, open access, and other current events in the area of scholarly communication. Location: Library 204