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: Getting Started
Location: Robarts Library. e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions
Description: Did you know that most cases of plagiarism at U of T are unintentional? You may want to use information responsibly, but be unsure how to go about it.Through lecture, discussion and hands-on exercises, this workshop will help you:
- Articulate the importance of giving proper credit
- Identify examples and causes of plagiarism
- Recognize the common parts of a citation
- Discover software and apps that can help you get your sources organized and create bibliographies
Questions? Please contact Heather Buchansky.
Other workshops in the series:
- Getting Started
- Finding Scholarly Sources
- Choosing the Best Sources for Your Topic