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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).

Historical Newspapers

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

Presented by James Kessenides, Humanities Research Librarian

Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

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

Finding Articles in Historical Journals

Learn how to find scholarly articles in history.

Presented by James Kessenides, Humanities Research Librarian

Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

Monday April 6 3 p.m. More information. RSVP not required.

Research 101

Learn the basics of library research through this crash-course in library resources
and services.

Presented by Hollie Gardner, User Experience Librarian

Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

Monday April 6 2 – 2:30 p.m. RSVP Required
Tuesday April 7 2 – 2:30 p.m. RSVP Required

Citation Management Tools

Learn how to organize your research with citation management tools. This workshop will provide an introduction to Zotero and ProQuest Flow.

Presented by Rebecca Graff, Humanities Research Librarian; Sarah Jenkins, Reference Librarian; and James Kessenides, Humanities Research Librarian.

Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

Wednesday April 8 1 p.m. More information. RSVP not required.

Demystifying MLA Citations & Style

Find out how to locate materials from citations, construct citations for common formats, and style your paper in Microsoft Word using MLA.

Presented by Hollie Gardner, User Experience Librarian

Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

Dates:

Tuesday April 7 7 – 7:30 p.m. RSVP Required
Wednesday April 8 3 – 3:30 p.m. RSVP Required
Wednesday April 22 2 – 2:30 p.m. RSVP Required

Know Your Author Rights

Learn the key questions to ask and how to negotiate with publishers when completing your publication agreements.

Presented by Evelyn Day, Social Sciences Research Librarian, and James Kessenides, Humanities Research Librarian

Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

Monday April 20 4 – 5 p.m. RSVP Required

Research 101

Learn the basics of library research through this crash-course in library resources
and services.

Presented by Hollie Gardner, User Experience Librarian

Location: Fondren Library East, Room 323

Wednesday April 22 3 – 3:30 p.m. RSVP Required

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