Tisch Library offers workshops during the fall and spring semesters. Workshop schedules are posted at the start of each semester. For more information or to suggest a workshop topic, email Laurie Sabol.
Register at tinyurl.com/tischworkshops.
All workshops take place in the Electronic Resources Center, Room 223, Tisch Library, except where noted.
Have questions about using citations and documenting your research in your thesis? In this workshop you will learn the differences between documentation styles and decide which one is most conducive to your research, and find out how to handle unusual citations like archival research, appendices, or visual images. Bring questions about your thesis or other research paper!
|Wednesday, Nov 6||noon-1:00 pm||Chris Strauber/
|Tisch Mark Lab|
Citation manager software is becoming essential for managing research and quickly generating properly formatted bibliographies. Learn the pros and cons of three of the top contenders as well as develop a general criteria for evaluating these types of tools.
|Wednesday, Oct 16||noon-1:00 pm||Karen Vagts|
EndNote is software for capturing and managing references, generating properly formatted citations and references in your publications, and making your research process more efficient. Learn about this software's capabilities for customization, document management, and manuscript preparation.
|Wednesday, Oct 2||noon-1:00 pm||Karen Vagts|
|Wednesday, Nov 6||noon-1:00 pm||Karen Vagts|
Have questions about using citations and documenting your research in your thesis or research paper? During this workshop you’ll learn how RefWorks can help organize your references; insert references as in-text citations, footnotes, or endnotes into your research papers and generate bibliographies in the citation style of your choice. By the end of the session, you’ll wonder where RefWorks has been all of your (academic) life!
|Monday, Sept 30||Noon-1:00 pm||Regina Raboin|
|Wednesday, Oct 16||Noon-1:00 pm||Laurie Sabol||Tisch Mark Lab|
|Monday, Oct 28||4:30-5:30 pm||Connie Reik|
|Wednesday, Nov 13||noon-1:00 pm||Laurie Sabol|
Bring your laptop and learn Zotero, the free citation tool for easily capturing book, article, webpage citations and more; add notes and tags to organize and search later.
|Monday, Oct 21||12:30-1:30 pm||Connie Reik/
Can I use that clip from YouTube in my remix? Or that JPEG from Google Images? We’ll review copyright and fair use for multimedia projects.
|Wednesday, Oct 30||noon-1:00 pm||Martha Kelehan|
Learn the basics of finding and using social science data and statistics in your research. Explore some of the major data providers and how to access and use their information. Then you will look at SPSS, a widely used statistical package known for its graphical user interface. Topics include the SPSS environment, data management, descriptive statistics and graphics. For students who have not worked with SPSS before and to serve as a refresher for those who have.
|Monday, Oct 21||4-6:00 pm||Josh Quan||Registration Required (class full)|
Learn the basics of finding and using social science data and statistics in your research. Explore some of the major data providers and how to access and use their information. Then you will look at Stata, a powerful statistical package used widely in the social sciences. Topics include the Stata environment, data management, descriptive statistics and graphics. For students who have not worked with Stata before and to serve as a refresher for those who have.
|Monday, Sept 30||4-6:00 pm||Josh Quan||Registration Required (class full)|
|Tuesday, Nov 12||4-6:00 pm||Josh Quan||Registration Required|
This workshop will define research data; present the need to manage/share/preserve data by learning funding agency requirements (e.g. NSF, NEH and HIH); and identify the value and importance of data management to the success of a research project.
|Monday, Nov 4||noon - 1:30pm||Regina Raboin||Registration Required|
In this session you will learn what Google Scholar is, how it works, how it compares with library search tools, and how to track down what you find there in the library.
|Wednesday, Sept 25||noon - 1:00pm||Chris Strauber|
Start college off right by learning to do research from the experts at Tisch Library. We’ll show you how to find books and articles and introduce you to staff that will help you throughout your Tufts career. Bring your questions; we’ll answer them!
|Wednesday, Sept 11||noon - 1:00pm||Laurie Sabol|
Has it been a while since you’ve used a library or conducted research? Learn how to navigate Tisch Library’s collections and resources needed to complete your assignments.
|Monday, Sept 16||noon - 1:00pm||Erica Schattle|
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