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Search Savvy Seminars: Fall 2018 Search Savvy Seminars

Join us for the University Libraries' series of hour-long workshops that cover tips and tricks for researching more efficiently!

Fall 2018 Search Savvy Seminars

Fall is coming soon! We are currently planning our Fall Search Savvy Seminar series. 

Sessions are 50 minutes long and open to all URI students, faculty, and staff. Sessions will meet in the Robert L. Carothers Library, room 142, unless otherwise specified.

If you have questions, topic suggestions, or would like to request a session for your course, please contact Amanda Izenstark at amanda@uri.edu.

 

September

  • Getting Started @ the Libraries - Friday 9/7 @ 11am and Tuesday 9/11 @ 3pm
    Are you a new student, staff, or faculty member? Would you like to learn more about the services and tools the University Libraries offer? In this short session, we’ll cover what the library can do for you, tips for efficient searching, how to get items the Libraries don’t have, and where to get help.
    Presented by:
    Amanda Izenstark, Professor, Reference & Instructional Design Librarian, University Libraries

  • Managing Research and Citations with RefWorks - Tuesday 9/18 @ 3pm and Friday 9/21 @ 1pm
    The RefWorks reference manager helps you efficiently collect research, manage and share citations, and build bibliographies. The Microsoft Word and Google Docs plugins allow you to sync your citations and seamlessly insert them into your work. (If you’d like assistance in installing the Word plug-in, please bring a laptop with you to this session.)
    Presented by:
    Amanda Izenstark, Professor, Reference & Instructional Design Librarian, University Libraries

 

October

  • Plagiarism as Research Misconduct: What Faculty and Grad Students Need to Know - Tuesday October 2 @ 3pm and Friday October 5 @ 1pm
    Literature reviews and proposals are frequently based on the published and unpublished work of other researchers in the field. But how do you know if you’re attributing work and citing it correctly? This session will cover common forms of plagiarism and strategies to avoid it.
    Presented by:
    Amanda Izenstark, Professor, Reference & Instructional Design Librarian, University Libraries

     

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