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Research workshops for graduate students

Posted by Megan on September 10, 2009

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McGill Library is offering a new seminar series for graduate students called MyResearch.

Registration will open in mid-September at http://www.mcgill.ca/library/library-assistance/classes/

Offerings for the fall semester:

1. Diving into the research pool

Gather useful tips on how to broaden and refine your research topic in this hands-on session. Move from known sources of information to less obvious avenues, to find relevant information for your research.

Humanities and Social Sciences Library, Cyberthèque E-Classroom
Thursday, October 8, 2009: 18:00-20:00
Tuesday, October 13, 2009: 18:00-20:00

2. Going deeper

Refine your search. Reach an advanced level in resource discovery in this hands-on session. Understand discipline-specific resources and how to access specific types of information resources, to give you the edge in your research.
Duration: 120 minutes

Humanities and Social Sciences Library, Cyberthèque E-Classroom
Thursday, November 5, 2009: 18:00-20:00
Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 18:00-20:00

Offerings in Winter 2010:

3. Cite it!

Keep track as you go. Safeguard the tracking and integrity of your research. Update your citation management skills with the automatic citation management software in this practical session.

4. Making your voice heard

Get your research out. Enter the scholarly conversation with practical tips on finding professional associations, and conferences and knowing which core journals have key impact. Pick up tips on presenting and communication your findings in this hands-on session.

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