Advance Your Research
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 205
901 Park Avenue, Richmond, Va. 23284
A day of drop-in workshops for graduate students and advanced researchers, designed to help make your research process better, faster and smarter. Stay all day or just for the sessions that interest you.
The event is free and open to all, but please register. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad Street, West Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. For more information, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office at (804) 828-0593.
Noon Graduate Student Survival Panel
Learn survival skills from knowledgeable graduate students in this interactive session.
12:30 p.m. Lunch with Your Librarian
Enjoy lunch and informal conversations with other grad students and with library colleagues.
1 p.m. Searching for Global Information and Resources
Discover important global information resources to improve your research and scholarship.
1:30 p.m. To Believe or Not to Believe Research
Hillary Miller and Erica Brody
Find answers to this common question “I want to cite this source, but should I trust it?” by mastering techniques to critically evaluate research literature.
2 p.m. Tip Jar
Hear 30 crowdsourced tips for research success in 30 minutes in this fast-paced session.
2:30 p.m. Seeking the Elusive School / Life Balance
Nia Rodgers and Dana Ladd
Discover services and resources that the libraries and the campus offer to help you manage your present and future when you’re feeling stressed about life.
Image: Advance Your Research, by Jeff Bland