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RefWorks for Grad Students (June 2010)

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

The SFU Library (Burnaby campus) will be offering RefWorks tutorials specifically for Graduate Students.

RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic management tool which allows researchers to:

* Store your references online and format bibliographies instantly.
* Format your paper according to the citation style you specify.
* Work collaboratively with SFU colleagues or colleagues from other institutions who also subscribe to RefWorks.
* Export citations from a variety of article indexes and database service providers into your RefWorks account.

There are two workshops scheduled:

Monday, June 14th @ 10:30 – 12:20 for RefWorks for Arts, Humanities & Social Science Graduate Students

and

Wednesday, June 16th @ 10:30 – 12:20 for  RefWorks for Sciences & Applied Sciences Graduate Students

*Please note: registration is required for the graduate workshops. Please register here.

Further information on these tutorials is available from the SFU Library website: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/my-library/refworks/training

RefWorks for Grad Students (Spring 2010)

Friday, March 12th, 2010

The SFU Library (Burnaby campus) will be offering RefWorks tutorials specifically for Graduate Students.

RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic management tool which allows researchers to:

* Store your references online and format bibliographies instantly.
* Format your paper according to the citation style you specify.
* Work collaboratively with SFU colleagues or colleagues from other institutions who also subscribe to RefWorks.
* Export citations from a variety of article indexes and database service providers into your RefWorks account.

There are two workshops scheduled:

Tuesday, March 23rd @ 10:30 – 12:20 for RefWorks for Arts, Humanities & Social Science Graduate Students

and

Thursday, March 25th @ 10:30 – 12:20 for  RefWorks for Sciences & Applied Sciences Graduate Students

These tutorials are drop-in; no advanced registration is required.

Further information on these tutorials is available from the SFU Library website: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/my-library/refworks/training

SLC Graduate Student Workshops & Services (Spring 2010)

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Now that we’re all back from the break and getting refocused on academics, it might be time to check out the Student Learning Commons (SLC) services for graduate students.

1. WORKSHOPS
Note that there is just one more grad workshop this semester on March 9th – “Poster Perfect: Creating Posters for Presentation”.  For more information or to sign up, see http://workshops.learningcommons.sfu.ca/node/720

2. READ AHEAD SERVICE
The SLC offers a “Read Ahead” service for graduate students. This service provides the opportunity for in-depth feedback on longer pieces of writing. You are invited to submit the writing you wish to discuss prior to booking an in-person appointment. Contact SLC Writing Services Coordinator Renee McCallum by phone: 778.782.7165 or email: ramccall@sfu.ca.

3. EAL/ESL SERVICES
If English is not your first language, English as an Additional Language (EAL) specialist Tim Mossman is available to help you improve your spoken and written English through individual consultations, workshops, and personalized learning plans. Contact him directly by phone: 778.782.8510 or email: tmossman@sfu.ca.  For EAL workshops, see http://workshops.learningcommons.sfu.ca/workshops/9

4. MORE SERVICES FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
For SLC services see http://learningcommons.sfu.ca/services/graduate-students
For Library services see http://www.lib.sfu.ca/my-library/services-for-you/grads