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Events Located at Bender Library Training and Events Room 150

  1. Come learn about the writing resources American University offers! Hear from professors, librarians, and representatives from the Writing Center, Writing Lab, and Career Center about where to go for help with cover letters, research, grammar problems, writing a thesis statement, and more. This event is free and open to all students. RSVPs are encouraged, but not required.

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  2. This class will help you learn to access and use subject-specific databases that index the scholarly literature necessary for completing a literature review assignment. In addition, the basic aspects of what a literature review looks like will be covered. Bring your research topics and literature review questions with you so that the class can be as useful as possible.

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  1. In response to increasing internal demand for and focus on metrics associated with the work of the National Academics of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, in 2015 the National Academies Press and the Research Center launched an institution wide initiative to standardize our data collection processes and create “best practice” guidelines for staff. This ongoing initiative includes: developing a …more

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  2. Predatory publishing is a form of low quality, amateurish, and sometimes unethical academic publishing. Why did it arise and why does it continue to thrive? Thwarting predatory publishing is possible when stakeholders grasp the underlying conditions that drive this phenomenon.
    Monica Berger is Associate Professor, Library, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York. Her …more

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  3. The open education movement with its emphasis on free access and permissions has generated a flurry of activity around scholarly and teaching activities involving innovative pedagogies, open textbooks, open educational resources (OER), Creative Commons licensing, and open policies. Far from being a fringe movement, open education has potential to challenge and enrich nearly any educational …more

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  4. Marc Schindler, executive director of the Justice Policy Institute, will talk from his perspective as an attorney, researcher, and former juvenile corrections administrator, about the justice reform landscape in the United States. Issues covered will include how to break America’s addiction to incarceration and help build safer and stronger communities.
    Marc Schindler is Executive Director …more

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  5. This ceremony recognizes winners of the Library's prizes for undergraduate students, including both the College Writing and Undergraduate Research Awards. These awards are given to undergraduate students who make extensive use of the University Library's collections and show evidence of critical analysis in their research skills, including locating, selecting, evaluating, and synthesizing …more

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