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Workshop Schedule

The Mansfield Library Workshop Series is in full swing.  Check out the calendar below for the full schedule of events for the semester. Don't worry if you can't make it to a scheduled workshop, you can email us any time and we can set up a time to meet.  Additionally, feel free to stop by the reference desk or visit the library homepage at www.lib.umt.edu and chat with a librarian.

Day Date Topic Time Room
Tuesday September 5, 2017 Graduate Students Guide to the Library 6:00-7:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Thursday September 7, 2017 Advanced Presentation Tools 7:00-8:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Saturday September 9, 2017 Graduate Students Guide to the Library 11:00-12:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Thursday September 14, 2017 Graduate Students Guide to the Library 4:00-5:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Tuesday September 19, 2017 Jumpstart Your Research 1:00-2:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Wednesday September 20, 2017 Missoula College Research 2:00-3:00pm Missoula College Room 227
Wednesday September 27, 2017 RefWorks 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Monday October 2, 2017 Digging for History 4:30-5:30pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Tuesday October 10, 2017 RefWorks 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Wednesday October 11, 2017 Who Can You Trust? 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Tuesday October 17, 2017 Grant Research 101 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Wednesday October 18, 2017 Jumpstart Your Research 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Thursday October 19, 2017 Missoula College Research 1:00-2:00pm Missoula College Room 228
Wednesday October 25, 2017 Conducting a Literature Review 2:00-3:30pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Thursday October 26, 2017 RefWorks 1:00-2:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Monday November 6, 2017 RefWorks 6:00-7:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Tuesday November 7, 2017 Government Information For a Cynical Society 4:30-5:30pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Monday November 13, 2017 Missoula College Research 2:00-3:00pm Missoula College Room 227
Tuesday November 14, 2017 Who Can You Trust? 2:00-3:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Tuesday November 14, 2017 Government Information For a Cynical Society 3:00-4:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284
Tuesday November 14, 2017 Conducting a Literature Review 4:00-5:30pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Wednesday November 15, 2017 Grant Research 101 3:00-4:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Thursday November 16, 2017 Jumpstart Your Research 1:00-2:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Wednesday November 29, 2017 RefWorks 1:00-2:00pm Mansfield Library - SLC, MLIB 283
Monday December 11, 2017 Advanced Presentation Tools 12:00-1:00pm Mansfield Library - Buckhous, MLIB 284

Workshop Details

Advanced Presentation Tools - Make your data pretty, hack Powerpoint, and learn the latest in presentation and infographics tools.

Cite It Right With RefWorks - Learn how to use RefWorks to organize, cite, and share your research.  RefWorks is a research tool that allows you to store your electronic articles and citations in one place for easy access.  It also creates citations and references automatically. It's like magic!

Digging for History - Learn the different resources available for historical research, tips and tricks for searching and how to cite what you find.

Government Information for a Cynical Society - Learn how to find statistics, research and legislation and how to cite what you find. Know where the information is coming from, if it can be trusted and your right to be informed.

Graduate Student Guide to the Library - Learn how to navigate and familiarize yourself with library services and resources including librarians; collections and bibliographic management tools; circulation policies, Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery; study carrels and group study rooms; and teaching assistant support. 

Grant Research 101: Foundation Center Online - Do you need to find information on grants or nonprofits? Learn how to use the Foundation Center's database to locate grantmakers and their grants.

Jumpstart Your Research - Get to know your library and learn how to use the library's resources for academic research. This workshop will teach you how to use OneSearch, the library's databases, e-journals, research guides, and much more.

Literature Review Workshop – Strategies for effectively researching and writing a literature review.  This workshop is co-taught by the Library and the Writing Center.  Topics covered will include research strategies, literature appraisal methods, strategies for critically reading academic articles, ways to easily organize and compare research, and methods of organizing and writing a literature review.

Graduate Student Workshops

Grad Student Guide to the Library

Learn how to navigate and familiarize yourself with library services and resources including librarians; collections and bibliographic management tools; circulation policies, Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery; study carrels and group study rooms; and teaching assistant support.  MLIB 284 - the Buckhous Room.

  • Tuesday, September 5th, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Saturday, September 9th, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Thursday, September 14th, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

See you there, grad students!

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Jill Howard
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Mansfield Library
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32 Campus Drive
jill.howard@umontana.edu
406-243-6866

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