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GPLL231 - Library Skills & Resources: Maximize Your Graduate Research Potential

This workshop aims to ensure that participants do not miss out on the little-known research tools and tricks which can be indispensable for effective graduate level research at Concordia in all subject areas. We will cover essentials such as:

1. Pinpointing the best spots on the library web site for graduate students
2. Discovering services, resources and perks reserved for grad students only
3. Knowing when and how to seek in-depth assistance from Concordia subject specialists
4. Using specialized and subject-specific resources, and getting started with lit reviews
5. Optimizing access to Concordia resources from on and off campus
6. Efficiently accessing material within and beyond Concordia's walls
7. Getting a peek at managing that material via tools like Zotero
8. Setting up Google Scholar to find Concordia resources

Participant questions and input will be invited throughout the session.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Fully grasp the breadth and depth of resources and services available for graduate research at Concordia
2. Understand when and how to access material outside of Concordia
3. Understand how to make use of Concordia Library privileges from on and off campus

Leaders Information

This workshop will be led by Susie Breier & Andréa Harland.

Susie Breier is Subject Librarian for Anthropology, Sociology and Women's Studies.

Andréa Harland is Head of Access Services in Webster Library. She has in the past been a Subject Librarian for Engineering and Business.

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.
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