Fall 2020 Workshop Recordings

We are all being inundated with information about COVID-19 daily. How do we know what to trust and share with friends and family? This workshop will give you the tools you need to become a more savvy consumer of COVID-19 information and data.

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Health Sciences and biology students need to know all the details of the human body in and out! This session will introduce a variety of essential texts, plus explore valuable, interactive 3D online anatomy tools. Come get a refresher, or discover something new that best fits your learning style.

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Participants will learn how to maximize their reading efficiency. To achieve academic success it is crucial for graduate students to develop superior strategies for reading and learning from text.

This workshop will teach techniques for reading various kinds of academic texts, strategies for enhancing retention and recall of information, and methods for reading faster and more efficiently.

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The workshop will cover graduate-specific library privileges, effective research and citation practices, writing from sources and a general introduction to the literature review process.

New to research at the graduate level or just need a refresher? Not sure how to move from research to writing? Join
us for this workshop focusing on entering an academic conversation through research and writing. 

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Are you totally new to the library? Or maybe you’ve used the library, but don’t feel like you are getting the best search results? This workshop will tell you how to be an effective library searcher…. And what to do if you get stuck!

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Become a Research Guru

This session will help you develop the skills to find clinically relevant literature to inform your classroom research and your clinical practice. We’ll teach you the basics of how to construct and perform an efficient literature search in key health sciences databases, how to utilize the information from a “seed article” to extend your literature search, and different ways to get your hands on the full text of those articles.

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Upcoming Workshops

  1. Golden Knights Novel Chat: A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan

    September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Staying Up to Date in Your Field: Health Sciences

    October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Don’t Sweat the Citations: Intro to Citation Management Systems

    October 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. “Fake” News, Scholarly Sources, and Everything in Between:Tips for Evaluating Sources

    October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Tech Giants: Algorithms, “Filter Bubbles” and Privacy

    November 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm