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Research and Library Orientation for Graduate Students Online

Register to join Salve research and instruction librarians via Zoom for an introduction to McKillop Library's services and online resources, geared towards graduate students. Learn how to use the...  More
Date:
Tuesday, July 30, 2024
Time:
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Categories:
  Graduate Research Sessions  
Registration Type:
Online Registration
Register! - 25 seats left

All In Democracy: National Voter Registration Day/Constitution Day Voter Registration Drive In-Person

SRU's All In Campus Democracy Coalition will host the first of three events in the Miley Lobby on Tuesday, September 17th, 2024! Join us for National Voter Registration Day and register to vote. Not...  More
Date:
Tuesday, September 17, 2024
Time:
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Miley Lobby
Categories:
  Library Event > Pop-Up Event  

Library Lesson Workshops

All workshops are available by appointment for individuals or small groups online via Zoom or Webex.

All Library Lessons are available by appointment and last approximately 45 minutes. View our a la carte menu of lessons, below. Please email salvelibrarian@salve.edu to schedule.

Overview of your assigned Citation Style: APA, MLA, Turabian

An Introduction to Today’s Library Services: An overview of McKillop Library Services. Learn about access from home, finding books and articles, and requesting material from other libraries.

How to Do Research: How do I decide on a topic? What are the steps in the research process? How do I decide which research tools to use?

Using Bibliographic Citation Managers (Refworks): What’s a bibliographic citation manager? How can it help me organize books and articles? How can I use it to create a works cited bibliography?

Conducting a Literature Review: What is a literature review? How do I make sure I don’t miss anything? How do I optimize library tools to keep up with new research as I’m writing?

Finding Books and Beyond: Learn strategies to quickly and efficiently find books and eBooks on your topic. Learn how to find books at McKillop Library or request them from other libraries.

Finding Scholarly Articles using Research Databases: Identify the best databases for scholarly articles your topic. Use subject terminology, Boolean logic and database thesauri to effectively drill your search down to high-quality articles.

Subject-Specific Research: Learn the research tools, resources, and search strategies that are appropriate to your field.

Google Like a Ninja: Use advanced search tools to create effective Google searches. A librarian can show you how to optimize your searches in Google Search, Google Scholar, Google Books, or Google News.

For more information or to schedule a workshop or consultation: email salvelibrarian@salve.edu