Essential Research Skills workshop series
Set yourself up for academic success by learning essential research skills that can help you save time, get better grades, deepen your engagement with your subject, and boost your confidence. Participants learn how to develop successful research questions; how to effectively search for quality resources; how to choose and critically evaluate the best sources; and how to use information responsibly. These are also skills that employers look for in potential employees
Take these workshops individually or take all four for credit in the Co-Curricular Record. Each workshop will be offered several times over the year - check back for more dates.
Essential Research Skills: Finding Scholarly Sources
Location: Robarts Library. e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions
Description: Engaging with the research literature on a topic is essential to your own research, whether you’re writing a paper for an undergraduate assignment or doing original research for your Ph.D. dissertation. Through lecture, discussion and hands-on exercises, this workshop will help you:
- recognize the characteristics of a scholarly article
- find scholarly sources more efficiently and effectively
- select the best places to search for scholarly sources on your topic
- design an effective search strategy for your topic
Questions? Please contact Heather Buchansky.
Other workshops in the series:
- Getting Started
- Choosing the Best Sources for Your Topic
- Citing and Organizing Your Work