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Graduate Student Workshops at Milner Library

Researching, Writing, and Citing with RefWorks
Sep 12 3:30–5pm | Oct 12 3:30–5pm
Milner 164D

This workshop will introduce you to RefWorks software which will help you collect, organize, cite resources and then create bibliographies. RefWorks makes writing research more efficient by managing your sources. This session will be live streamed for those who are not on campus.

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Making Theses/Dissertations Formatting Easy
Sep 14 3:30–5pm | Oct 17 3:30–5pm
Milner 164D

Learn tips and tricks for working with Microsoft Word to format your research paper, thesis, or dissertation. While many students use Microsoft Word on a daily basis, there are simple settings and ways of doing things that even the savvy user can use to help format a thesis or dissertation. Feel free to bring your laptop and any materials you have been working on. There will be time to practice the skills learned. Comments from spring 2016 participants..."This was soooooo helpful!"; "What was covered was more than what I needed to answer my current questions. This is a good thing--I didn't know what I didn't know." The workshop is open to the first 32 people who register. This session will be live streamed for those who are not on campus.

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Selecting Journals for Publication
Nov 1 3:30–5pm
Milner 164D

The process of scholarly publication can be challenging. This session will introduce library and online resources to make journal selection and manuscript submission easier. Participants will learn about journal ranking, impact factor, open access, and predatory publishers. A Milner librarian will provide checklists, tools, and helpful strategies for making strong publication choices. This session will be live streamed for those who are not on campus.

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201 North School St.
Normal, Il 61790-8900
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Last Updated: 8/31/17