Savvy Researcher: Social Sciences Bootcamp
GRADUATE RESEARCH 101
Brew Schoonover (Anthropology Librarian)
Attendees will learn how to locate and evaluate resources found on the internet and in FSU Library databases. Participants will also gain insight about tools to access and evaluate primary and secondary sources, peer-reviewed journals, and library social sciences databases. This session will also give an overview of top research journals in your field, and how to detect and avoid predatory journals.
Mohamed Berray (Social Sciences Librarian)
This session will introduce participants to legislative sources, mainly bills & laws, House and Senate documents and reports, and hearings. Judicial and Executive branch documents will be briefly introduced.
(12–12:50 p.m.) (Lunch Provided)
U.S. CENSUS DATA
Adam Beauchamp (Humanities Librarian)
Mallary Rawls (Interdisciplinary Subject Librarian)
This hands-on session is for users who need to locate current and historical data about populations or who want to learn more about the central role censuses play in how nations govern and define themselves. We will focus our attention on the United States Census, learn how to find and use demographic data across time and geographies, and explore how the answer to the question “Who counts?” has changed over time.
LITERATURE REVIEW I
Kyung Kim (Business and Communication Librarian)
This session is for people who want to manage their literature review project in an effective and efficient manner. Participants of this session will learn time-saving tips and strategies for preparing literature reviews from selecting topics to searching literature, organizing and evaluating the sources, and preparing drafts. At the end of the session, participants will be able to build a research toolkit for current and future literature review projects.
LITERATURE REVIEW II
Jeff Phillips (Instruction and Learning Services Librarian and Subject Specialist for Education)
This session provides participants with tips and guidelines for writing a formal Literature Review. It offers insight into how to properly adhere to APA format, and methods that strengthen the use of sources in a paper. Participants will engage in activities that demonstrate the best practices and actions to avoid when writing a Literature Review.
INTRO TO CITATION MANAGEMENT
Sarah Stanley (Digital Humanities Librarian)
Jeff Phillips (Instruction and Learning Services Librarian)
Denise Wetzel (STEM Research & Learning Librarian)
Nicholas Ruhs (STEM Research & Learning Librarian)
This workshop offers a demonstration of the 4 most popular citation tools available at the FSU Libraries. Participants will learn how to use Refworks, Zotero, Mendeley, and EndNote to store articles, create bibliographies, provide in-text citations, and import items. Attendees will be able to ask questions about the advantages and disadvantages of each tool to help them determine which tool is best for their research.
- Friday, March 8, 2019
- 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- Strozier Library