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.
Writing Center Consultants are joined by the College Writing Program's International Student Coordinator to answer questions about English such as "Why can I say 'a research study' but not 'a research'?" and "Why are English articles - a, an, the - so difficult?" Participants in this workshop will learn about plurals and articles and practice using them in academic writing.
While universities and publishers have centuries of experience with the packaging and dissemination of traditional scholarly outputs, including increasingly in digital formats in the last two decades, the era of doing the same with the data gathered in the course of research is only beginning, driven in part by the requirements of funding agencies. Stefan Kramer, the new Research Data Librarian …more
Do you get nervous at the thought of having to speak in front of others? Have you always wanted to become a better public speaker? Whether it's for an academic presentation or a toast at your best friend's wedding, public speaking is a fundamental skill. In this interactive workshop, Kogod Center for Business Communications' Bonnie Auslander will teach you how to productively channel your anxiety …more
At this event, students pursuing a capstone will have a chance to get to know one another--and some of the resources that the Library has to offer--over free pizza. We may be joined by Honors alumni, as well, who will share how their capstones have shaped their career paths.
Anyone pursuing a capstone is encouraged to participate in Thursday's event, which is co-hosted by the Student Honors …more