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Advance Your Research sessions set for March 19

March 4, 2014

VCU Libraries will present Advance Your Research on March 19, a group of walk-in workshops for graduate students and faculty designed to help make their research process better, faster and smarter. Sessions are free and open to all. First come, first seated.

"We know from the conversations we have with graduate students and faculty that VCU researchers need these kinds of sessions," said Bettina Peacemaker, assistant head for academic outreach. "They want to streamline their research process, and we have resources that will make their work easier. So, we designed these sessions filled with the kind of information we've been providing in one-on-one consultations or in classroom settings."

Schedule of Workshops
James Branch Cabell Library Room 250

9:30 a.m. Check-in opens. Enjoy a light breakfast and network.

10 a.m. Data, Data, Everywhere: Uncover collections of data that you can analyze, use, or reuse in your| thesis or dissertation. 

11:30 a.m. More Than "Just Browsing": Crack the Library of Congress classification code. Discover tools and tactics to find related, useful material beyond the search box. 

12:30 p.m. Lunch with Your Librarian: It's our treat. Join us for lunch and informal conversations about your work with library colleagues. Please register if you plan to stay for lunch so we can prepare for everyone.

1 p.m. Free and Clear! Create, Find and Manage Images and Media: Explore free images and media options to strengthen your presentations and papers. 

2:30 p.m. Better Reference Management through Technology: Save time, toil and trouble by organizing your sources and references using RefWorks.

More about Academic Outreach at VCU Libraries 

Have questions? Want to schedule a one-on-one consultation? VCU librarians specialize in your fields. Please call or email us. We're here to help you succeed in your academic pursuits:

  • (804) 828-8960

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