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All workshops are free and open to all SMU students, staff and faculty.

Fondren Library Center

All workshops will be held in Fondren Library East 323 (third floor computer classroom).

Web of Science Workshop

Using Citation Data to Power Your Research

This session will provide an overview of Web of Science, including Journal Citation Reports, and Essential Science Indicators, focusing on the power of the database for research and publishing. Applicable for students and faculty in all disciplines.

Presented by Amy Braden, Thomson Reuters

Tuesday March 24 4 – 5:30 p.m. More information. RSVP not required.

PLSC 3330: Congressional Publications Research

Do you need sources for your “Court Era” paper? Learn how to navigate the Congressional Publications database to find primary documents for your research.

Presented by Julia Stewart, Government Information and Social Sciences Research Librarian

Wednesday March 25 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. RSVP Required

ICPSR for Beginners

Learn how to use the data available in the ICPSR database in scholarly articles, papers, secondary research and grant proposals.

Presented by Leslie DeArman, Sociology; CUL Social Science librarians Evelyn Day and Julia Stewart 

Tuesday March 31 4 p.m. RSVP Required

Historical Newspapers

Learn how to find primary sources through SMU’s historical newspaper databases.

Presented by James Kessenides, Humanities Research Librarian

Wednesday April 1 3 p.m. More information. RSVP not required.

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