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Library Workshops

Workshop: Tools for Literature Review

Thursday, August 27
10:30am - 11:30am
​Online

Description: This workshop will focus on tools to help students with effective strategies for finding and organizing information for a literature review. This workshop will emphasize research in Health Sciences and Life Sciences but is open to graduate students in all disciplines.

Instructor: Xan Goodman
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Workshop: Tools for Literature Review

Tuesday, September 1
4:30pm - 5:30pm
​Online

Description: This workshop will focus on tools to help students with effective strategies for finding and organizing information for a literature review. This workshop will emphasize research in Health Sciences and Life Sciences but is open to graduate students in all disciplines.

Instructor: Xan Goodman
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Workshop: RefWorks

Wednesday, September 2
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Eureka Room (LLB, 1st floor)

Description: Learn how to create citations and lists of works cited in various citation styles. Prior experience and knowledge of library databases helpful. Space limited to 12 participants.

Instructor: Rachelle Weigel
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Workshop: Critical Reading

Friday, September 25
1pm - 2:30pm
Amargosa Room (LLB, 1st floor)

Description: Participants will discuss and practice strategies for critically approaching a scholarly text, annotating texts, and how to utilize those notes in academic writing. This workshop will assist students with annotated bibliographies, as well as conducting and writing effective literature reviews.

Instructor: Xan Goodman and Samantha Godbey
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Workshop: Identifying External Funding Opportunities

Tuesday, October 13
2pm - 3pm
Rhyolite Room (LLB, 1st floor)

Description: Learn about resources and strategies to locate grant and fellowship opportunities that can support your education and research.

Instructor: Patrick Griffis and Carol Brodie
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Workshop: References, Citations, and Referencing Tools

Tuesday, October 13
3pm - 5:30pm
Amargosa Room (LLB, 1st floor)

Description: Learn best practices and tools to avoid plagiarism and provide appropriate citations in your work. Hear from a panel of graduate students about what reference tools they use.

Instructor: Sue Wainscott and Julie Longo
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Workshop: RefWorks I (Basics)

Friday,October 23
9:30am - 11:30am
Pioche Room (LLB, 1st floor)

Description: Learn how to organize your references and create a properly formatted bibliography using RefWorks and your style guide (free accounts for UNLV-affiliated students, staff, and faculty). You are welcome to bring your own device (laptop).

Instructor: Sue Wainscott
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Workshop: RefWorks

Thursday, October 29
10am - 11am
Eureka Room (LLB, 1st floor)

Description: Learn how to create citations and lists of works cited in various citation styles. Prior experience and knowledge of library databases helpful. Space limited to 12 participants

Instructor: Rachelle Weigel
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Workshop: Mendeley I (Basics)

Sunday, November 6
9:30am - 11:30am
Pioche Room (LLB, 1st floor)

Description: Learn how to organize your references and create a properly formatted bibliography using Mendeley and your style guide (free account). You are welcome to bring your own device (laptop).

Instructor: Sue Wainscott
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Workshop: Data Across the Diciplines

Thursday, November 19
3pm - 4pm
Eureka Room (LLB, 1st floor)

Description: A workshop showcasing the data and statistical sources at UNLV Libraries with an overview of data & statistical sources in business, social sciences, education, health sciences and STEM.

Instructor: Patrick Griffis and Susie Skarl
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Workshop: RefWorks II (Advanced)

Friday, November 20
9:30am - 11:30am
Pioche Room (LLB, 1st floor)

Description: Go beyond the basics with RefWorks (free accounts for UNLV-affiliated students, staff, and faculty)! Install the Write-N-Cite tool for Microsoft Word, manage and share your references, and generate "live" in-text citiations and a bibliography that can be easily updated to new style guide requirements. Please bring your own device if you can.

Instructor: Sue Wainscott
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Workshop: Mendeley II (Advanced)

Friday, December 4
9:30am - 11:30am
Pioche Room (LLB, 1st floor)

Description: Go beyond the basics with Mendeley Premium (free accounts for UNLV-affiliated students, staff, and faculty)! Install the Citation tool for Microsoft Word and Libre Office, manage your references, collaborate with other Mendeley users, and generate "live" in-text citiations and a bibliography that can be easily updated to new style guide requirements. Please bring your own device if you can.

Instructor: Sue Wainscott
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Workshop: Citation Help Workshop

Friday, December 11
9:30am - 11:30am
Pioche Room (LLB, 1st floor)

Description: Stop by to get assistance with your citation, plagiarism, and citation management tool (RefWorks/Mendeley) questions. You are welcome to bring your own device (laptop).

Instructor: Sue Wainscott
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