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The subject librarian assigned to your College or Department has expertise in researching the scholarly literature in your field. They are available for virtual and in-person research consultations They can assist with research assignments or papers as well as larger projects such as your thesis or dissertation. Depending on your information needs, they can help with:
You can schedule a meeting by calling, emailing, or clicking on the "Schedule Appointment" button on their research guides.
Library faculty and staff offer workshops and training in research skills and strategies, information management (e.g., data, citations), and productivity and multimedia creation software (e.g., LaTeX, Adobe Creative Cloud, etc.). Sign up at our workshop registration page.
At the beginning of Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters, the Libraries hosts the Savvy Researcher Boot Camp, a day-long event geared to graduate students who want to become better and more effective researchers. Attendees can pick and choose between workshops on locating scholarly sources, writing literature reviews, organizing citations, creating professional presentations, and more.
Citation management tools are a great way to organize and retrieve citations for books, articles, and Web sites. They can pull citations directly from library databases, and they work with word-processing software to insert footnotes and citations to create properly formatted notes and bibliographies.
The Libraries offer training in three citation managers: Zotero, Mendeley, and Endnote. Register for one of our regularly scheduled workshops or check out our online guides:
Information about specific citation styles is available from these online guides:
If you have questions about data management plans, data policy, storage, or archiving/publishing your data, consult our Research Data Services guide or contact Ali Krzton, the Data Management Librarian.
Additional data consulting services and equipment are available through the Libraries' DataSpace, located in the Innovation & Research Commons (1st Floor, RBD Library). DataSpace staff can answer questions related to data analysis and visualization, statistical environments, programming/scripting, data cleanup, and more.
For a list of staff specialties, including Python, R, ArcGIS, SAS, SPSS, see: Data Skills Consultations.
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