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- Last Updated Feb 24, 2014
Provides guidance on how to use choose a citation management program and how-to use various citation management programs.
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- Last Updated Mar 25, 2014
The following guide provides answers to common copyright questions.
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- Last Updated Apr 21, 2014
Tips on how to get your work published in a variety of formats.
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- Last Updated Apr 10, 2014
This guide is designed for those who need information on how to use library resources for citation analysis. This includes information about impact factors, journal rankings, altmetrics and how to find who has cited an article.
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- Last Updated Oct 29, 2013
This guide provides information that will help you use Microsoft Word 2010 and 2013 effectively for your dissertation. Topics include: formatting page numbers, using chapter templates, footnotes, images, and figures.
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- Last Updated Apr 24, 2014
This guide offers information about many stages in the process, including securing funding, starting your research, the mechanics of writing and formatting, and sharing your work with the academic community.
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- Last Updated Mar 27, 2014
Provides resources and information on how to search for Grey Literature.
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- Last Updated Nov 12, 2013
This guide provides an overview of strategies for locating primary sources, including archival and manuscript material.
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- Last Updated Apr 8, 2014
This guide will help those who are looking for tests or measurement instruments in either the health or behavioral sciences. It offers resources, tips and tricks for finding tests.
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- Last Updated Jan 17, 2012
Strategies and resources for finding data across the social sciences, including opinion surveys.
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- Last Updated Jun 19, 2013
A guide to using emailed alerts, table of contents services, and RSS feeds to keep up with what's being written in your area of interest.
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- Last Updated Jan 30, 2014
This is a multidisciplinary guide for graduate students interested in first steps to consider when starting a literature review for their dissertation.
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Library Literature Review Workshop (Social Sciences)
Do you need to conduct a literature review for your proposal, dissertation, or research article? Are you concerned about how you'll find the best articles, how to keep track of your findings, or ways to improve your search process? This workshop will guide participants through the steps that will help them search the literature to see what research has been done on a particular topic and how best to keep track of what they find along the way. Participants will learn about the different kinds of literature reviews, how to judge which are the more important writings on the topic, as well as what are some of the more specialized sources to check in their specific fields. Best of all, they will learn when they can stop searching!
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