Archive for September, 2012

RefWorks Webinar: Thursday, October 4th

RefWorks Webinar: Thursday, October 4th, 2012, 7:00 PM Central We’re in the last part of the quarter break, so take advantage of all your free time (no laughing!) to get organized for next quarter. Learn how to collect, organize, and store citations from library databases and other resources using RefWorks. If you haven’t been using […]

Author! Author! Searching for Articles by Author

In a recent blog post, I mentioned a few resources to help you determine who seminal (foundational) authors were in your field and to find seminal works. But…what if you already have the name of an author and you just want to see if the library has any articles or books by that person? There […]

What’s the Point of Using Library Books for a Graduate Program?

Masters and doctoral level courses require that you cite information from peer-reviewed journal articles as support for your work, so why would you ever want to bother with a book that’s not a required text for your course? There many good reasons: Books can explain concepts, provide the history of a field, describe who the […]

Find Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library: Webinar on Thursday, 9/13

“Find Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library” Webinar: Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, 7:00 PM Central Need to find articles for your coursework? Whether they need to be peer-reviewed or not, if you ever get frustrated that you sometimes get too many or too few results or results that don’t seem on-topic, then this is a great […]

Getting Started with RefWorks: September 8th Webinar

RefWorks Webinar: Saturday, September 8th, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT Having trouble getting your research organized? Learn how to collect, organize, and store citations from library databases and other resources using RefWorks. If you haven’t been using this handy tool to take control of your research process, sign up for a RefWorks webinar today! The webinar […]