The Libraries’ Research Skills workshops will help you learn research tips and tricks to succeed in academics. Prep for your next research assignment, find resources for a literature review, situate yourself in previous literature and learn where to find key resources by attending one or more of these workshops.
To register for these workshops, follow the links attached to each event.
Engineering Village Basics
Get started using the Engineering Village database. There will be two opportunities to attend.
Register for this Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 2-3 p.m. online workshop.
Register for this Monday, Oct. 18, from 2-3 p.m. workshop in Evansdale Library, Room 130.
Introduction to Election Data Resources
In this workshop participants will learn how to access and use popular resources for data on current and historical electoral returns, voter turnout, and administration of elections. This workshop will be held at the Downtown Campus Library, Room 136.
Register for this Wednesday, Oct. 6, from 3:30-4:45 p.m. workshop.
Accessing Ebooks at WVU
Learn how to access ebooks from our search box and databases. There will be two opportunities to attend this workshop.
Register for this Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 2-3 p.m. workshop.
Register for this Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 2-3 p.m. workshop in Evansdale Library, Room 130.
What Works Best for You: Web of Science, Google Scholar, Scopus
In this online workshop, participants will explore and compare these three tools to discover the advantages and disadvantages for using these bibliographic databases.
Register for this Thursday, Oct. 14, from 3:15-4:15 p.m. workshop.
Have you ever found a great article online, but hit a paywall to access the full text? This workshop introduces plug-ins and online tools that get you to the full-text…fast. Bring your own laptop to Evansdale Library, Room 228/9. Registration recommended. Walk-ins accepted as space allows.
Register for this Thursday, Oct. 21, from 3-4 p.m. workshop.
From Page to Database: Finding Scholarly Articles from Popular Sources
Do you want to be able to identify quality articles, and find scholarly sources from articles you might see in casual reading? This online workshop will help alleviate the stress of research by bolstering your skills in both of those fields. Be prepared for some interactive participation in evaluating articles.
Register for this Tuesday, Nov. 2, from 3-4:30 p.m. workshop.
Search Strategy Design for Biomedical Systematic Reviews
Explore the basics of conducting a systematic literature review, including how to frame a research question, developing a search strategy and searching the biomedical literature databases. This is an online event.
Register for this Wednesday, Nov. 3, from 3-4 p.m. workshop.