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March 2020

Using MS Word for Your Thesis or Dissertation

Tuesday March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
TBD
Free 18 spots left

Bring your laptop and learn how to make the most of MS Word to format your dissertation or thesis. Whether you are just getting started or nearing deposit, this workshop will demonstrate techniques and tips to save you time and headache in formatting your document. Topics covered will include:  …

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Minding and Mending the “Gender Citation Gap”

Thursday March 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Room 8301
Free 10 spots left

In this workshop, Margaret Smith (NYU) will discuss the "gender citation gap": what it means, why it matters, and what we can do about it. She will also describe various strategies/tools to better capture and communicate your scholarly impact, and to help scholarly credit be given more equitably.

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Fake Journals and Conferences: What to Know about the Faux

Tuesday March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Room 8301
Free 13 spots left

As a researcher, you are eager to publish your work in journals and present at conferences. But don’t let your eagerness allow you to be fooled by fake (often called “predatory”) journals or conferences. These low-quality outlets exist for the sole purpose of profit, not for the dissemination of peer-reviewed…

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[Science Research Series] Intro to Zotero for Science Students

Tuesday March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Room 4102
Free 15 spots left

This workshop will teach you how to use Zotero, free open-source software that can manage your research and create your bibliographies. We will create accounts, install the software, and get you started in using this time saving tool. This workshop is geared to science students and faculty, but is open…

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Zotero on Your Laptop

Wednesday March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
8203
Free 18 spots left

Join us for a hands-on introduction to managing citations with Zotero, a free and open source research tool that makes organizing your research and creating bibliographies a breeze. Please bring a laptop with you, and make sure you can install software on it, so our instructors can help you get…

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Pop-up Salon: Surveillance and Research

Wednesday March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mina Rees Library, First Floor,

We invite students, faculty, and the general public to participate in The Graduate Center’s new Pop-Up Salons. Held in the front area of the Mina Rees Library’s first floor—at the corner of 34th Street and Fifth Avenue—this spring’s Pop-Up Salons focus on threats to privacy in our technological world and…

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The Life-Changing Magic of Open Access: Best Practices for Finding Others’ Research and Publicly Sharing Yours

Tuesday March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Room 8301
Free 7 spots left

Whether or not you’ve ever heard or uttered the phrase “open access scholarly literature,” you probably know something about it. For example, you probably know that you can find free copies of many journal articles online. But do you know how to determine if a specific journal article is freely…

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Dissertation + Thesis Deposit Info Session

Tuesday March 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
2304
Free 20 spots left

Graduate Center students: are you planning to deposit your dissertation or thesis soon? The library’s Dissertation Office is holding evening information sessions that will cover: overview of the deposit procedure; document and file preparation; copyright issues; citation & plagiarism; and embargoes (access restrictions). Sessions are designed to address common concerns…

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Dissertation + Thesis Deposit Info Session

Wednesday March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
2304

Graduate Center students: are you planning to deposit your dissertation or thesis soon? The library’s Dissertation Office is holding evening information sessions that will cover: overview of the deposit procedure; document and file preparation; copyright issues; citation & plagiarism; and embargoes (access restrictions). Sessions are designed to address common concerns…

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Archival Research: The Basics

Thursday March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
8203
Free 17 spots left

Please join us for “Archival Research: The Basics.” We’ll explore the fundamentals of archival research in this workshop, including defining what archives are and how they are arranged. We’ll also discuss where and how to look for sources and go over what to expect when you visit an archival repository…

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