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Queens Library Research Workshop Descriptions

Note: Queens workshop times are set up to accomodate people who are on campus at different times on different days of the week.  If you or a colleague would benefit from attending a workshop, but you are unable to make any of the scheduled workshop times, please email the workshop presenter (listed on the "register" page) or the LibGuide author (on the related LibGuide)  to set up a convenient day/time for a one-on-one appointment or to schedule a workshop for your class, club, thesis support group, organization, etc.

MOBILE VERSION/Combined Calendar of all SJU Library workshops (Staten Island, Queens, Online)




Library Basics: Orientation to the SJU Libraries 
The University Libraries provide a wide variety of print and electronic resources to meet your research needs. This workshop will familiarize you with the basic tools for research and scholarship. Transfer students, Graduate students, new faculty as well as returning faculty and students! --   Related LibGuide: Orientation to the St. Augustine Hall Library (Queens)

Tue Jan 27,  4:00pm – 5:00pm,  Orientation to Using Library Resource (Q),   Q Library 307 register
Thu Feb 5,   4:00pm – 5:00pm,  Orientation to Using Library Resources (O)- Online meeting room register

Term Paper Research 
Need help with your research? This workshop covers all the bases, and includes choosing a research topic, making a broad topic more specific, finding scholarly sources to support your thesis, evaluating sources, citing sources and avoiding plagiarism. ---Related LibGuide: Research Survival Guide

Mon Feb 9,   2:00pm – 3:00pm,  Term Paper Research (Q),  - Q-Library 307 register
Wed Mar 4,   1:00pm – 2:00pm,  Term Paper Research (Q), Q-Library 307 register
Wed Apr 1,   1:00pm – 2:00pm,  Term Paper Research (Q), Q-Library 307 register
Wed Apr 22,   1:00pm – 2:00pm,  Term Paper Research (O),  Online meeting room (O), register 


CITING SOURCES AND BILBIOGRAPHIC MANAGEMENT

Plagiarism: Ethics & Citation  (with LEAD / DNY):   The session will include a definition of plagiarism, an identification of various forms of plagiarism, a discussion of why plagiarism is a serious issue both in academia and society at large, common ways that plagiarizers get caught, the consequences of plagiarism, and the ways to avoid plagiarism. --   Related Libguide: Privacy, Copyright, Plagiarism -- Ethics and the Web

Wed Feb 4,   9:30am – 10:20am,  Plagiarism: Ethics and Citation (Q),  DAC 309 , register 
Wed Mar 4,   12:40pm – 1:30pm,  Plagiarism: Ethics and Citation (Q), DAC 309 register

RefWorks: Citation manager for research:   Cite sources more easily, more quickly, and more accurately by using RefWorks! This workshop will show you how to create a RefWorks account, where you can manage your research sources, create bibliographies, and insert parenthetical references or footnotes directly into a Word document, saving you valuable time in the process. --  Related LibGuide: Refworks Toolkit

Fri Feb 6,   2:00pm – 3:00pm,  RefWorks: Citation Manager for Research (O),  Online meeting room register  
Thu Feb 19,   2:00pm – 3:00pm,  RefWorks: Citation Manager for Research (O),  Online meeting room register
Mon Mar 16,   2:00pm – 3:00pm,  RefWorks: Citation Manager for Research (O),  Online meeting room register
Wed Mar 18,   4:00pm – 5:00pm,  RefWorks: Citation Manager for Research (Q), Q-Library 307 register 
Mon Apr 13,   2:00pm – 3:00pm,  RefWorks: Citation Manager for Research (Q), Q-Library 307 register

Zotero: Citation manager for research:  
Learn the basics of Zotero, a free open-source reference management tool that allows you to collect, store and organize research-related bibliographic information. The session also covers creating an account, and using an applet to  insert Zotero citations within a Word document.  Zotero runs best on the Firefox browser.  ---   Related LibGuide: Zotero

Fri Jan 30,   2:00pm – 3:00pm,  Zotero: Citation Manager for Research (O),  Online meeting room register
Tue Feb 3,    4:00pm – 5:00pm,  Zotero: Citation Manager for Research (Q),  Q-Library 307 register
Tue Feb 17,   2:00pm – 3:00pm,  Zotero: Citation Manager for Research (O),  Online meeting room register 
Wed Mar 18,    10:00pm – 11:00am,  Zotero: Citation Manager for Research (O),  Online meeting room register   
Tue Apr 7,    4:00pm – 5:00pm,  Zotero: Citation Manager for Research (Q),  Q-Library 307 register
Wed Apr 15,   4:00pm – 5:00pm,  Zotero: Citation Manager for Research (Q/O),  Q-Library 307 & Online register

 

Workshops geared toward advanced research & Professional Development

Note: If you or a colleague would benefit from attending a workshop, but you are unable to make any of the scheduled workshop times, please email the Subject specialist or the author of a Resources by Subject LibGuide  or Tech Guide to set up a convenient day/time for a one-on-one appointment or to schedule a workshop for your class, club, thesis support group, organization, etc.

DISCIPLINE RESEARCH AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Advanced Research Workshops: emphasizes the resources and services which the library provides for specific Disciplines, including finding scholarly information from our library and on the open Web, evaluating information, citing print/electronic sources properly within the discipline, and discipline-specific Librarian help with your academic and professional research.  Related LibGuides in bold italics below.  

Business Resources for Research  
Wed Feb 18,   10:30am – 11:30am,  Underaduate (Q), Q-Library 307 register
Thu Mar 12,   3:00pm – 4:00pm,   Underaduate (Q), Q-Library 307 register 
Wed Mar 25,   3:00pm – 4:00pm,  Graduate  (Q), Q-Library 307 register  

Criminal Justice Resources for Research  
Thu Mar 5,   4:00pm – 5:00pm, Q-Library 307 register 

English Resources for Research
Tue Feb 17,   4:00pm – 5:00pm,  English/Literature Resources for Graduate Students (Q), Q-Library 307 register  
Tue Mar 10,   4:00pm – 5:00pm,  Research Tips for English Majors  (Q), Q-Library 307 register  

Education Resources for  research
Tue Mar 24,   4:00pm – 5:00pm,    (Q)  Q-Library 307 register 

GovernmentPolitics Resources for Research
Thu Mar 26,   2:00pm – 3:00pm,  Gov & Politics Resources (Q), Q-Library 307 register

Philosophy Resources for Research
Wed Mar 11,   4:00pm – 5:00pm,   Q-Library 307 & Online register

Social Justice Resources for  Research
Tue Feb 10,   4:00pm – 5:00pm,  Q-Library 307 & Online register

Theology Resources for Research  
Wed Jan 28,   2:00pm – 3:00pm, Q-Library 307 register

Thesis/Doctoral Literature Review -- Request a 1:1 appointment with your subject-specialist Librarian

 


 

Engaging with Primary Resources for Research:  Make the most of these substantial repositories of primary resources. Attend a workshop (below) or  contact the workshop presenter on the "register" link below for more info on setting up a workshop or to make a one-on-one appointment.  Note: the title of the workshop serves as a link to the corresponding LibGuide

Tue Mar 3,   4:00pm – 5:00pm,  UN Website and Databases: Primary Resources - (Q/O),  Q-Library 307 & Online register 
Fri Mar 6,   10:30am – 11:30am,  Digital Images: Incorporating Primary Resources  (MAC and PC) -  Q/O - Q-Library 110 & Online register 
Thu Mar 19,   4:00pm – 5:00pm,   .GOV Resources:  Primary Resources - (Q), Q-Library 307 register
Tue Mar 31,   4:00pm – 5:00pm, Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)  Primary Resources - (Q/O),  Q-Library 307 & Online register


Careers and Job Hunting: Resources for Career Research   Discover what your library can do for you when it comes to your career
Wed Mar 4,   2:00pm – 3:00pm,  Q-Library 307 register 
Thu Mar 19,   2:00pm – 3:00pm,  Q-Library 307 register
Thu Apr 23,   3:00pm – 4:00pm,  Q-Library 307 register

Enhancing the Visibility of Your Research:    With scholar-centric social media, researchers can take a more active role in curating their professional identities. In this workshop, we will discuss different ways to increase the visibility of your scholarship and enhance opportunities for collaboration and information-sharing. These include researcher platforms and services such as Researchgate, Google Scholar profiles,  and ORCID.  We will also cover different models of Open Access, self-archiving, and how to identify predatory publishers.Related LibGuide: Journal Rankings/Scholar Profile
Tue Mar 17,   4:00pm – 5:00pm, Q-Library 307 register 

Digication   Optimize your Digication eportfolios for career search, advancement and course assessment.  --Related LibGuide: Electronic Portfolios and Digication
Fri Feb 13,   2:00pm – 3:30pm,   Online meeting room (O), register
Fri Feb 20,  10:00am – 11:30am,  Q-Library 110 register 

Google Tools for Collaboration  Collaborate with peers, co-workers and family.  Related LibGuide: TechTools
Fri Mar 13,   2:00pm – 3:30pm,  (O), Online meeting room register 
Fri Mar 27,   10:00am – 11:30am,  (Q), Q-Library 110 register

MovieMaker: Create and Edit Movies    Learn how to make and edit short films using your computer, an Internet connection, and free software.  Topics will include importing image and video files, adding sound effects, music, and voiceovers, and adding visual effects. (Note: Movie Maker works on PCs) --Related LibGuide  Movie Editing Tips, Tricks, and Resources
Thu Mar 12,   2:00pm – 3:00pm,   Q-Library 307 register
Thu Apr 9,   2:00pm – 3:00pm, Q-Library 307 register

iMovie: Create and Edit Movies    Learn how to make and edit short films using your computer, an Internet connection, and free software.  Topics will include importing image and video files, adding sound effects, music, and voiceovers, and adding visual effects. (Note: Movie Maker works on PCs) --Related LibGuide  Movie Editing Tips, Tricks, and Resources
Thu Mar 5,   2:00pm – 3:30pm,  Q-Library 110 register
Tue Apr 7,   2:00pm – 3:30pm,  Q-Library 110 register

Tips on Creating an Effective Poster Presentations:   Nervous about an upcoming poster presentation on your research? Pick up some tips and tricks from a university librarian. -- Related LibGuide: Research Presentation
Tue Apr 21,   4:00pm – 5:00pm,   Q-Library 307 register

For additional guides geared towards academic & professional use of technologies, resource-creation technology and creating e-portfolios, see  the LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY GUIDES:  http://campusguides.stjohns.edu/techguides

      
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