Graduate Student Workshops – Fall 2019
Below are a list of workshops sponsored by the John Cotton Dana Library on the Rutgers University-Newark campus. Please note that date, time, and location information for those labeled "TBD" will be added soon.

To guarantee your seat at a workshop, complete the registration form below. Select the workshop session(s) you plan to attend and provide your contact information at the bottom of the form. Remember to add the workshops to your calendar!

If there is a workshop/Webinar you are interested in, but cannot attend, consider contacting the instructor for the workshop/Webinar to schedule an individual consultation instead.

At the very bottom of this form is space for any questions, comments, and/or suggestions you may have related to graduate student workshops offered by the Dana Library. You are also welcome to contact Bonnie L. Fong ( directly with your thoughts.
Information Literacy
(Identifying Information Needs; Finding, Using, & Managing Information; Synthesizing & Presenting Information)
Library Research Tips for Graduate Students
Learn about the many ways the Rutgers University Libraries provides support for your research needs! This workshop will include a brief overview on how to use QuickSearch and will feature expert tips for doing library research. Instructor: Bonnie L. Fong (Physical Sciences Librarian)
Archival Research Tools and Tips
This workshop provides an overview of the archival research process and how to locate and use archives to support student research. From demystifying finding aids to securing travel awards, attendees will learn a range of valuable tools and approaches to successful archival research. Attendees are encouraged to come with specific questions related to their research and how archives and archivists might help. Instructor: Elizabeth Surles (Archivist, Institute of Jazz Studies)
Introduction to EndNote Web
Learn how to use EndNoteWeb - the free, limited online version of EndNote - to collect and organize references; share references with others; and generate bibliographies. Instructor: Bonnie L. Fong (Physical Sciences Librarian)
Which Citation Manager?
This workshop will provide students with an overview of the main features of three of the most popular citation management software programs - EndNote, RefWorks, and Zotero. Learn which may be best for your research purposes. Instructors: Roberta Tipton & Jonathan Torres (Business Librarians)
(Data Collection, Analysis, & Management)
Introduction to Qualtrics
This workshop is for students who are new to Qualtrics. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to use Qualtrics to create and distribute a survey, download survey data, create a survey report, and share survey results. Instructor: Jonathan Torres (Business Librarian)
Scholarly Communication
How to Increase Your Research's Visibility & Impact
Learn how to increase the visibility and impact of your research! This workshop will cover impact factors, citation analysis, and altmetrics. Instructor: Bonnie L. Fong (Physical Sciences Librarian)
Job Hunting for Graduate Students
This workshop will feature job search strategies, including finding postdoctoral fellowships & looking outside of academia. It will show you how to research the job market and prepare for interviews using superior company and industry resources available to Rutgers students. Instructors: Roberta Tipton & Jonathan Torres (Business Librarians)
Building Your Professional Network
Learn tips on how to build your professional network. Online networking, including scholarly networking, will be part of this discussion. Instructor: Fobazi Ettarh (Undergraduate Success Librarian)
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