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October 2016

10/17: (Radical) Keywords for (Reference) Librarianship

Monday, October 17, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
C198 (Concourse Level), The Graduate Center, CUNY

This year AK Press published Keywords for Radicals: The Contested Vocabulary of Late-Capitalist Struggle, exploring the some of the language that shapes & informs our political & socioeconomic landscape. We have invited the authors of Keywords entries & librarians to engage in conversation on select keywords and to consider how they apply to reference service specifically, but also to librarianship, research, collaborative teaching & social justice within the library more generally. Join this participatory community dialogue as we investigate how…

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February 2017

2/7: Intro to Zotero for Citation Management

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Library Room C196.05

Join 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. No laptop? Then set up an appointment with your subject librarian.

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2/8: Everything You Wanted to Know About the Library But Were Afraid to Ask

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Library Room C196.05

Join us for an introduction to the Graduate Center Library! Come with questions for your librarians, who will be presenting: an overview of the library website tips for navigating subject-specific databases and searching for archival and primary sources an introduction to citation management sample search queries how to access resources beyond the GC library Start off the year with everything you need to take full advantage of the library and its resources.

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2/21: Intro to Library

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Library Room C196.05

Join us for an introduction to the Graduate Center Library! Come with questions for your librarians, who will be presenting: an overview of the library website tips for navigating subject-specific databases and searching for archival and primary sources an introduction to citation management sample search queries how to access resources beyond the GC library Start off the year with everything you need to take full advantage of the library and its resources.

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2/27: Intro to Web of Science (Postponed)

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Graduate Center, CUNY – Room 9204, 365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016 United States
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Writing a paper? Looking for research collaborators? Perhaps you are conducting an environmental scan or literature review, or preparing the background and significance part of the introduction to a grant proposal. Learn how to use cited reference search to track prior research and monitor current developments in Thomson Reuters’ Web of Science, an online resource you can use to search numerous bibliographic indexes for multidisciplinary scientific information. This electronic resource is provided by the Graduate Center Library and covers over…

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2/28: Zines Workshop

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Library Room C196.05

What is a zine? This unique format includes all self-published creations that appear in the form of a printed booklet. This workshop is an Intro to Zines & also a discussion of their incredible potential for 1) research 2) teaching 3) boundless creativity. We will look at questions such as: how do you cite a zine, and where do you find them? How can I teach with zines/use them for research? Can a zine be “scholarly”? And finally, we will…

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March 2017

3/8: Intro to Zotero for Citation Management

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Library Room C196.05

Join 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. No laptop? Then set up an appointment with your subject librarian.

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3/21: (MALS) The Craft of Research

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Library Room C196.05

In this workshop we will discuss research at a graduate level. Topics to be covered include: How to search for resources Choosing a topic Evaluating sources Avoiding plagiarism Paper formatting Attendees will come away with strategies for taking their research to the next level.

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3/29: Intro to Zotero for Citation Management

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Library Room C196.05

Join 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. No laptop? Then set up an appointment with your subject librarian.

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April 2017

4/24: Intro to Web of Science

Monday, April 24, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Room 6945, 365 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10016 United States
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Free

Writing a paper? Looking for research collaborators? Perhaps you are conducting an environmental scan or literature review, or preparing the background and significance part of the introduction to a grant proposal. Learn how to use cited reference search to track prior research and monitor current developments in Thomson Reuters’ Web of Science, an online resource you can use to search numerous bibliographic indexes for multidisciplinary scientific information. This electronic resource is provided by the Graduate Center Library and covers over…

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Adriana Palmer works in the Collections Department at the GC Library.