Research & Writing Workshops, Library Tours, Thesis Briefs
We offer a variety of workshops teaching research and academic writing skills. We also provide general orientation tours and subject specific tours by request. See the links to the Thesis Processing Office for briefs and important dates for thesis and dissertation submission.
Research & Writing Workshops
A few of the many research and academic writing workshops the Library and the Graduate Writing Center offer:
- Basics of Academic Writing
- Constructing Research Questions
- Writing Winning Arguments
- Mastering the Literature Review
- Research Quickstart 1 and Research Quickstart 2
Orientation & Subject Specific Library Tours
Each quarter, we provide orientations for incoming students as part of the campus New Student Orientation. In the orientation we show students a video tour of the physical spaces in the library, as well as an overview of our website.
Summer 2018 tour times are:
- Thursday July 5, 1510-1550
- Monday July 9, 1210-1250
- Tuesday July 10, 1210-1250
No registration required, just show up at the front desk at the appropriate time.
- if you missed orientation, or if you are a faculty or staff member who would like to schedule a tour
- if you'd like an in-depth tour, covering resources and tools on a specific topic or field
- if you'd like us to come to your classroom to teach a workshop to your resident or distance students