Library Research Skills Workshops will help you learn research tips and tricks for academic success. Prepare for your next research assignment, find resources for a literature review, situate yourself in previous literature, and learn where to find key resources by attending one or more of these workshops.
To register for these workshops, follow the links attached to each event.
Engineering Village Basics
Start using the Engineering Village database. There will be two opportunities to attend.
Register for the online workshop this Tuesday, October 5 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Register for this workshop on Monday, October 18 from 2-3 p.m. at Evansdale Library, Room 130.
Introduction to Election Data Resources
In this workshop, participants will learn how to access and use popular resources to obtain data on current and historical election results, voter turnout, and election administration. This workshop will be held at the Downtown Campus Library, Room 136.
Register for the workshop this Wednesday, October 6 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Access eBooks at WVU
Learn how to access eBooks from our search box and databases. There will be two opportunities to attend this workshop.
Register for the workshop this Tuesday, October 12 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Register for the workshop this Wednesday, October 20 from 2-3 p.m. at the Evansdale Library, Room 130.
What works best for you: Web of Science, Google Scholar, Scopus
In this online workshop, participants will explore and compare these three tools to discover the advantages and disadvantages of using these bibliographic databases.
Register for the workshop this Thursday, October 14 from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Find the full text…fast
Have you ever found a great article online, but hit a paywall to access the full text? This workshop presents plug-ins and online tools that allow you to quickly access the full text. Bring your own laptop to Evansdale Library, room 228/9. Registration recommended. Walk-ins accepted depending on the space available.
Register for the workshop this Thursday, October 21 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From Page to Database: Finding Scientific Articles from Popular Sources
Do you want to be able to identify quality articles and find scholarly sources from articles you might see in casual reading? This online workshop will help you ease the stress of research by building your skills in both areas. Get ready for interactive participation in reviewing articles.
Register for the workshop this Tuesday, November 2 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Design of the search strategy for systematic biomedical reviews
Explore the basics of conducting a systematic literature review, including how to frame a research question, develop a search strategy, and search biomedical literature databases. This is an online event.
Register for the workshop this Wednesday, November 3 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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