Join Us! September 2015 Library Workshops

New and returning GC students and faculty needing to orient themselves to the library are invited to workshops and events this September. Click links below to RSVP for opportunities to meet your librarians and learn about library resources.

Introduction to Library Resources

chalk-sign-resourcesAn overview of the Graduate Center Library will introduce: the library website, subject specific databases, resources beyond the GC library, sample search queries, citation management instruction overview, and archival and primary source subject-specific searching. Includes a Tour. Both evening and afternoon workshops will meet in GC Library, Room C196.05.

Evening Introduction to Library Resources
September 1 @ 6:00 pm  7:00 pm

Afternoon Introduction to Library Resources
September 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Introduction to Zotero

zotero_logo_mediumJoin us for a hands-on introduction to managing citations with Zotero, a free and open source research tool that makes organizing your research and creating bibliographies a breeze. Have a laptop?   Bring it with you so our instructors can help you get started on your own devices. Both workshops will take place in room C196.05.

Evening Introduction to Zotero for Citation Management
September 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Afternoon Introduction to Zotero for Citation Management
September 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

1922 Ulysses S. Grant gold commemorative dollar coinIntro to Grants Resources

Hands-on demonstration about accessing grant resources from Grants library liaison, Shawn(ta) Smith and learn about best practices in grant-writing. Open to all Graduate Center students.

September 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Library Room C196.05

exterior_sasb2_0NYPL Research Bites

NYPL’s Graduate School Reception Bartos Forum, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building 5th Ave. @ 42nd St., Manhattan 5:30-7:30pm, Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Light Refreshments Provided   Are you a student, faculty member, or staff member in a graduate program? Come to meet the curators and research librarians of the New York Public Library, learn about the collections, and find out how the Library can make your graduate career a little easier. Grad School can be difficult, but having one of the…

September 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
New York Public Library

About the Author

Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz is an Assistant Professor and Head of Reference at the Graduate Center Library.