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Advance Your Research

Text reads: Advance Your Research, featuring a blue head with a globe coming out of the top.



James Branch Cabell Library, Room 205
901 Park Avenue, Richmond, Va. 23284


A series of online workshops for graduate students and advanced researchers, designed to help make your research process better, faster and smarter. A recording will be available after each session.

The series is free and open to all, but please register for the session you plan on attending. For special accommodations, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office at (804) 828-0593 at least two days prior to the event.

Schedule and Registration

Nov. 1, 2017
noon–1 p.m.

Citation Management Tools
Marilyn Scott and Martha Roseberry
Learn how to choose the citation management tool best for your research. This session will include an introduction to the features of Mendeley and Zotero.

Jan. 24, 2018
noon–1 p.m.
Get Creative (Commons)
Carla-Mae Crookendale
Learn about Creative Commons and how to find, use and create Creative Commons licensed media. 
Feb. 14, 2018
noon–1 p.m.
A Date with Data from ICPSR
Nita Bryant
Conduct secondary analysis using real research data for course papers, theses or articles.
March 28, 2018
noon–1 p.m.
Show Me the Money! Use PIVOT to Find Funding Opportunities
Melissa Throckmorton
Learn step-by-step how to use the PIVOT search engine to find funding opportunities specific to your research.
April 17, 2018
noon–1 p.m
PubMed: Make the Most of the Premier Biomedical Database
Learn how to use the basic features of PubMed to explore the biomedical literature.

Image: Advance Your Research webinar sessions, by Emily Kundrot, original blue head illustration by Jeff Bland.


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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