M-F: 9am-11pm
Sat: 10am-8pm
Sun: 12pm-8pm
Sun, 4/20: Closed
Click here for all hours.
use the CUNY Academic Commons to freely exchange knowledge among colleagues across CUNY

follow us on facebook   follow us on twitter  

June/July 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, June 12, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM (Room C196.03)
  • Friday, June 22, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Room C196.03)

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. (Scott Johnston)

  • Wednesday, June 20, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (Room C196.03)
  • Wednesday, July 18, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (Room 6418)

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, June 19, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Room C196.03)
  • Thursday, Juuly 19, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Room C196.03)

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)

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Room C196.03)
  • Wednesday, July 11, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Room C196.03)