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March Workshops

Library Workshops

The library offers workshops on research skills and information resources throughout the year. To register, leave your name, contact information, and the workshop you wish to attend via e-mail at or via voice mail at 212-817-7370.

Click here to see a complete list of workshops on library and information technology skills.

Introduction to RefWorks
This session will cover the basics of using the online research management tool RefWorks. The web-based program, which is an online alternative to EndNote, is designed to help researchers gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. For more information on RefWorks go to (Kathleen Collins)
Tuesday, March 6, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Tuesday, March 20, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Friday, March 23, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Room C196.02, Concourse Level, Library

Introduction to EndNote
Need help organizing your references and creating bibliographies? The EndNote program allows you to store and manage references. EndNote can also import citations from online databases. Use EndNote to insert references into word processing documents and compile a bibliography in any citation style. (Polly Thistlethwaite/Scott Johnston)
Friday, March 16, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Room C196.03, Concourse Level, Library

Dissertation Preparation
If your defense is in sight, plan to attend one of these workshops to learn the dissertation deposit process including depositing a copy of your dissertation electronically. During these workshops, procedures for the deposit will be reviewed, tools and resources to help you with the process will be provided, and your questions will be answered. (Julie Cunningham)
Tuesday, March 13, 3:00 to 4:00 PM
Tuesday, March 27, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Room C196.03, Concourse Level, Library

Introduction to Research in the Humanities
Learn effective searching techniques in humanities databases as Art Full text, LLBA, MLA, and RILM, as well as in multi-disciplinary databases such as Academic Search Premier, JSTOR, and Project Muse. (Michael Adams)
Wednesday, March 21, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Room C196.03 Concourse Level, Library 

Introduction to Graduate Level Research
This workshop provides a general introduction to doing graduate-level research at The Graduate Center Library. It offers a brief overview of research tools and resources available within The Graduate Center and at other CUNY libraries. Other important research institutions in New York City are also discussed. (Scott Johnston)
Friday, March 23, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Room C196.03 Concourse Level, Library

Library Database Searching Skills
This workshop will provide an overview of the major research databases available through the Graduate Center Library. Learn how to locate articles, how to select the best databases for your research topic, and how to formulate effective searches. Databases to be covered include LexisNexis, JSTOR, and Academic Search Premier. (Scott Johnston)
Thursday, March 29, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Room C196.03 Concourse Level, Library