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Spring 2020 Skill Sharpener Workshops

by Ruth Owens on 2020-01-30T12:09:24-05:00 | Comments

We are pleased to announce the schedule of Skill Sharpener Workshops offered by Moon Library this spring semester. Please join us to learn about citation managers and practical tips for writing and research.

Getting Started with Citation Managers – Mendeley & Zotero

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 11 am-12 pm, 19 Moon

Presenters: Ruth Owens & Casey Koons

Managing your research articles and citing them can be a time consuming task. There are many tools available to make this task easier, streamline the reading and citation process, and make creating bibliographies easy. Prepare to be “wowed” with how much time can be saved with these tools! Please bring your laptop or device, if you have one.

Research Process: From Assignment to Finished Papers

Tuesday, March 10 AND March 31, 2020, 11 am-12 pm, 110 Moon

Presenters: Ruth Owens & Karin Patzke

This interactive workshop will provide guidance on how to start a research topic, find relevant sources and incorporate them into your argument, and polish your paper. Please bring an assignment description with you for discussion. This workshop is geared towards undergraduate writing, but graduates are welcome. Workshop is sponsored by Moon Library and the Writing Resource Center. The same content will be covered on March 10 and 31.

Advanced Citation Managers – Mendeley & Zotero

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 , 11 am-12 pm, 110 Moon

Presenters: Ruth Owens & Casey Koons

We will go over some of the more advanced features of Mendeley & Zotero to help you organize and cite your research, going beyond basic set-up and importing papers. This session is for you if you have already downloaded and begun using either program. Please bring the device on which you use either Zotero or Mendeley.


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