Creating Research Posters, March 17

Fridays @ the Library: Creating Research Posters

March 17th 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Need to make a poster for class or a research project? Unsure of how to make all your research visually appealing? No worries, this workshop has got you covered! In this workshop you were learn how to make content-rich and effective visual presentations to aid your research. You'll walk out able to successfully communicate your research to your audience.

Noel Kopriva, RAIS Librarian

This workshop is both available face-to-face in room 213 in Ellis Library and as an online workshop.

Register for the In-Person Worshop here.

Register for the Online Workshop here.

Fridays @ the Library: Maximizing Your Research Identity and Impact, March 10

Maximizing Your Research Identity and Impact

March 10th 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Utilize ORCID, Google Scholar Profile, MOSpace, the h-index, impact factors and more to maximize your professional impact.  Learn how to set up accounts and make these tools work for you.

Janice Dysart, Science Librarian

Taira Meadowcroft, HSL Information Services Librarian

This workshop is both available face-to-face in room 213 in Ellis Library and as an online workshop.

Register for the In-Person Worshop here.

Register for the Online Workshop here.

International Students Workshop on Finding Articles, March 6

Need help finding articles? This workshop is for you! Learn which databases are best for YOUR research and time-saving tips for effective searching.

Finding Articles Using MU Articles Databases

Monday, March 6, 3:30-4:30pm, Ellis Library, Room 213

No registration required!

Mark your calendar for other workshops in the series.

These workshops are open to any student, but international students are particularly encouraged to attend.

 

Finding Books for Your Research

Tuesday, March 7, 3:30-4:30pm, Ellis Library, Room 213

Need help finding books on your topic? Learn which online search tools to use to locate books in the library and online. Also learn how to request books from other libraries for free.

 

Academic Dishonesty & Plagiarism: What It Is and How to Avoid It

Friday, March 10, 3:30-5:00pm, Ellis Library, Room 213

Have you looked at your class syllabus and wondered what that statement about academic dishonesty and the importance of academic integrity means at MU? Plagiarism is an important but confusing issue for domestic and international students alike. If you've ever worried about unknowingly committing plagiarism, join us to learn how to identify and avoid plagiarism in your academic work. We will cover common errors in citing, paraphrasing, and summarizing research as well as how to correct them.

 

QUESTIONS? Contact Cindy Cotner, Librarian for International Students, at CotnerC@missouri.edu

Jennifer Gravley

Reference and Instruction Librarian

Fridays @ the Library: Plagiarism, March 3

Plagiarism 

March 3rd 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

While plagiarism is easy to explain it's hard to recognize what constitutes as plagiarizing. Because of this, cases of plagiarism are often unintentional. Learn about the different kinds of plagiarism and how to avoid them through free MU library resources.

Noel Kopriva, RAIS Librarian

This workshop is both available face-to-face in room 213 in Ellis Library and as an online workshop.

Register for the In-Person Worshop here.

Register for the Online Workshop here.

 

Fridays @ the Library: Introduction to Endnote, Feb 24

Introduction to Endnote (In-person only)

Feb. 24 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Learn how to use Endnote, a powerful citation program, for your academic writinings. The workshop will teach you how to use this tool in order to store citation data, produce intext citations and bibliographies in various formats.

Michael Muchow, Humanities Librarian

Noel Kopriva, RAIS Librarian

Workshop will only be offered face-to-face in room 213 in the Ellis Library.

Click here to register.

English 1000 Follow-Up Library Labs

English 1000 Follow-Up Library Labs

When: 4:30-6:00 pm every Wednesday and Thursday February 15th/16th through April 19th/20th (No labs Spring Break week.)
Where: Ellis Library room 213

These labs are a follow-up service for English 1000 students who have attended a library instruction session; students may attend at any point after this class instruction.

This service complements the class instruction, where general library resources and search strategies are covered, by providing lab space where students can actively work on individual assignments and ask for research help as the need arises. A librarian will be on hand to provide research assistance. Students should bring their assignments with them.

Assistance will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration is required, and students may come and go as they please. They may use the computers in the lab or bring their laptops.

Instructors may submit the “Request Instruction: English 1000” form to schedule a library session today. Students are always encouraged to reach out to librarians for reference help in person, through chat, by phone, by email, or by requesting a one-on-one RAP (Research Assistance Program) consultation. See http://libraryanswers.missouri.edu/ for all the ways to get help!

Jennifer Gravley

Reference and Instruction Librarian

Fridays @ the Library: Creating Bibliographies with Zotero, Feb 17

Creating Bibliographies with Zotero (In-person only)

Feb. 17 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Bibliographies no longer have to be a frustrating component of your research paper. Zotero is a free and simple open-source research tool that can organize, manage and format your bibliography content. In our workshop, learn how to use Zotero to help create your bibliographies and in-text citations by extracting citations from PDFs and web pages. 

Rachel Brekhus, Humanities Librarian

Noël Kropriva, RAIS Librarian

Workshop will only be offered face-to-face in room 213 in the Ellis Library.

Click here to register

Fridays @ the Library Workshop: Introduction to Mendeley, Feb 10

Introduction to Mendeley (In-person only)

Feb. 10 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm

Discover Mendelely, reference manager that elevates your research experience. Not only does it produce citations and billiographies but it also organzises your pdfs in a database and allows you to easily annotate your pdfs. The accessibility to share your research with colleagues and find fellow researchers of your topic makes Mendelely a powerful tool to use.

Michael Muchow, Humanities Librarian

Noel Kopriva, RAIS Librarian

Workshop will only be offered face-to-face in room 213 in the Ellis Library.

Click here to register.

Fridays @ the Library Workshop: The Literature Review, Feb. 3

The Literature Review: What It Is and How to Search
Feb. 3 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Demystify the literature review by learning its purpose, and how to find the best sources. We’ll explore practical techniques for searching databases in both the humanities and sciences that save you time and effort.
Rebecca Graves, Health Sciences Librarian
Taira Meadowcroft, Health Sciences Librarian

Workshops offered simultaneously in two formats:
Face-to-face in Room 213 of Ellis Library or live online
Click here to register.

Fridays @ the Library: Staying Ahead of the Curve

University Libraries has a variety of tools, information resources, collections and services to assist with your instruction and research. Learn how other faculty and students are using the Libraries, and how they can best benefit you.

This workshop will be offered simultaneously in two formats: Rm 213, Ellis Library and live online

January 27, 1-2 pm

Registration Required: tinyurl.com/MUlibrariesworkshops