The Center for Writing and Public Discourse

Writing & Research Series Fall 2013

9/20 12:00-1:00PM, Kravis 165
“Citation in Action: Managing Your Sources”

This session will cover the citation management program, RefWorks, for the student who wants to efficiently track and cite sources. Learn how to import references from library databases, manage your research sources, create bibliographies, and more.

9/20 10:00-12:00pm, Kravis 101
“Senior Thesis Boot Camp, Stage 1: Research and Refinement”

For seniors who have a Thesis topic, for seniors who need to craft or refine their research question, or for seniors who are ready to expand their research skills: this session is for you! A team of Librarians from Honnold-Mudd , Academic Mentors, and Consultants will be on hand to provide concentrated one-on-one support for seniors in the early stages of thesis research and writing. No appointment is necessary – just walk in! Pizza will be provided.

10/25 1:30-4pm, Kravis 101
“Senior Thesis Boot Camp, Stage 2: Research and Writing - the Next Level”

By now, you’ve probably found a few good sources for your thesis assignment . But maybe you’re struggling with finding enough resources, or relevant resources to support your thesis, or just getting bogged down in the research and writing process. This session will help to clear the fog. A team including Librarians from Honnold-Mudd , Academic Mentors, and Consultants will be on hand to provide concentrated one-on-one support. No appointment is necessary – just walk in! Pizza will be provided.

11/15 12:00-1:00pm, Kravis 165
“Research in Action: Locating and Integrating Sources”

So you’ve got to write a research paper. You go to the library website and see there are over 300 databases. You are tempted to do a Google search and pick the first five hits but you know you probably won’t get a good grade with this strategy. This session will help you navigate the tangle of information so that you can find and use effective resources for your paper.