The University Libraries in collaboration with the Clarkson University Graduate Student Association (CUGSA) are proud to invite you to a series of graduate workshops on topics pertaining to many aspects of graduate student life. 

Contact askalibrarian@clarkson.edu with any questions or topic suggestions!

Upcoming  Workshops

Graduate Workshop: Maximizing Google

Tuesday, January 26 at 5pm – Online via Zoom

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This workshop will offer an introduction to tips and tricks to making the most out of your Google searches. 

How many times a day do we all just looking something up on Google? It’s quick, it’s easy, it can answer our most basic questions more efficiently than any other technology out there. Make the most of your Googling with a series of advanced tips and tricks to maximize your use of the most commonly used internet search engine!  

Graduate Workshop: Citation Management Systems

Tuesday, February 9 at 5pm – Online via Zoom

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This workshop will contain everything you need to get started with Zotero or Mendeley.

Are you writing your citations by hand? You don’t have to! Zotero & Mendeley are citation management software programs that allow you save and organize bibliographic information about the resources you are referring to during your research. It then integrates with word processors, outputting formatted citations in any citation style. 

Graduate Workshop: Apps to Organize your Research Life

Tuesday, March 23 at 5pm – Online via Zoom

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This workshop will explore a variety of apps that you can use to help you organize your research and data.

Are you using your mobile devices to their fullest extent for your research needs? There are many apps for your mobile device that may come in handy for your research and data organization needs. This workshop will highlight some of the apps that may be most useful to you. 

Graduate Workshop: Presentation Skills

Tuesday, April 13 at 5pm – Online via Zoom

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This workshop will contain general information about giving a presentation in a professional environment. 

Do you have a conference presentation coming up? Giving a presentation as part of a job interview? This workshop will focus on giving you the tips and tricks you need to make the most of your presentation delivery.

Graduate Workshop: Scholarly Publishing

Tuesday, April 20 at 5pm – Online via Zoom

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This workshop will offer an introduction to scholarly publishing for graduate students or early-career academics.

Come learn more about the typical process of submitting, revising, and publishing a scholarly journal article, some tips on securing author’s rights, and resources available through the University Libraries for identifying journals for publication, sharing your work, and determining scholarly impact.