Learn how to save a search tailored to your topic in several health science databases, that way you don't have to re-enter the terms each time you call up the database. You can also create alerts to have new articles delivered to your email rather than checking the database regularly. Workshop will be held in Alumni Reading Room.
Have you ever been asked to pay for articles on the publisher website? Before you do it, check the catalogue, most likely, we have article or can order it from another university for free. You will learn how to find full text easily from article databases or Google Scholar. Workshop will be held in Alumni Reading Room.
This workshop series will help you learn how to find, evaluate, and organize quality information sources for your assignments. The 80-minute sessions taught by a librarian, include hands-on activities to explore essential research tools and techniques.
You can take the workshops individually or take all three for credit in the Co-Curricular Record. Each workshop will be offered several times over the year - check back for more dates.
Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:30-1:50pm
Location: Gerstein Instruction Lab, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 2nd Floor.
Learn why it's important to credit other people's ideas and how to do it. Understand what plagiarism means at U of T and how to avoid committing an academic offence. Also, learn about software you can use to keep track of sources and automatically generate bibliographies. The workshop will include lecture, hands-on activities and discussion.
Questions? Please contact Angela Henshilwood
Essential Research Skills workshop series
Set yourself up for academic success by learning essential research skills that can help you save time, get better grades, deepen your engagement with your subject, and boost your confidence. Participants learn how to develop successful research questions; how to effectively search for quality resources; how to choose and critically evaluate the best sources; and how to use information responsibly. These are also skills that employers look for in potential employees.
Take these workshops individually or take all four for credit in the Co-Curricular Record. Each workshop will be offered several times over the year - check back for more dates.
Essential Research Skills: Getting Started
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 15,12:10-1:30
Location: Computer Lab, John W. Graham Library, Trinity College (Devonshire Place)
Description: Did you know that most cases of plagiarism at U of T are unintentional? You may want to use information responsibly, but be unsure how to go about it.Through lecture, discussion and hands-on exercises, this workshop will help you:
Questions? Please contact Courtney Lundrigan.
Other workshops in the series:
Learn how to use PubMed Mobile and Browzine apps to search for and find full text articles on your mobile device. Please bring your own device if you want to download these free apps and follow along. Workshop will be held in Alumni Reading Room.