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October Workshops

Library Workshops

The library offers workshops on research skills and information resources throughout the year. Click here for registration information and a full list of workshops.

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 (Michael Adams)

  • Wednesday, October 24, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Room C196.03)

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)

  • Wednesday, October 17, 3:00 to 4:00 PM (Room C196.03)
  • Thursday, October 25, 3:00 to 4:00 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)

  • Friday, October 12, 1:00 to 2:30 PM (Room 6418)

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, October 9, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Room C196.03)

Introduction to Research in the Social Sciences
This workshop provides an overview of major online tools and databases that support research in the social sciences with an emphasis on political science, sociology, psychology, and anthropology. (Scott Johnston)

  • Tuesday, October 30, 11:00  AM to 12:00 PM (Room C196.03)

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)

  • Wednesday, October 24, 4:00 to 5:00 PM (Room C196.03)