Grad Studies Advanced Research Workshop!

In this workshop, graduate students will explore more databases and search tools, the current information economy, and how to immerse yourself in the literature of your field so that you gain confidence in your subject expertise.

Wednesday, May 2nd

5:00 – 5:50 pm

PL-2005 (Library Instruction Lab)

Register now on our workshop calendar. See you there!

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Publishing a Scholarly Article Workshop

Curious about what it takes to turn that paper or thesis into a journal article? This workshop takes a look at how publishing works, including choosing the right journal, the peer review process, and what to expect if and when your manuscript is accepted for publication.

Monday, April 30th

5:00 – 6:00 pm

PL-2005 (Library Instruction Lab)

Register now for Publishing a Scholarly Article on our workshop calendar!

Can’t make it? Check out our Publishing a Scholarly Article guide.

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All About ScholarWorks (for Grad Students)

Graduate students, join us for a discussion of all things ScholarWorks, the digital repository where your thesis, project, or dissertation will be housed after you graduate. This workshop, from 5:00 – 5:30 pm, will immediately follow the Office of Graduate Studies’ Thesis Submission and Review Workshop (4:00 – 5:00 pm) in the Panorama Room (in the Lower Commons) on Tuesday, April 24th.
 CSUSB ScholarWorks

No registration is required.

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Café au Lib Makes Way for Starbucks

Starbucks is moving to the library. Cafe au Lib has closed and remodeling will start soon.

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Spring Workshops for First-Year Students: Library Research for Freshmen

Meant for those new to CSUSB, these workshops provide an introduction to resources available through the John M. Pfau Library. This session addresses why it is necessary to use the deep web for scholarly research, and attendees learn how to navigate the library website, find online journal articles, locate books, and get research help.

Monday, April 23rd: 12:00 – 12:50 pm

Thursday, May 10th: 12:00 – 12:50 pm

Wednesday, May 23rd: 4:00 – 4:50 pm

Register now on our workshop calendar!

Instructors — attendance slips are available for those who wish to offer extra credit! For those students who can’t make it, consider assigning our online tutorial for Beginning Researchers.

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Grad Studies Basic Research Workshop

In this workshop, graduate students will learn about the deep web, the literature review, and basic search strategies in general databases. You’ll also find out how to get research help in person, online, and via text messaging.

Thursday, April 19th

5:00 – 5:50 pm

PL-2005 (Library Instruction Lab)

Register now!

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Does the library have your textbook?

We just might!  Here’s how you can check.

Posted in Did You Know?, Library Catalog, Library Services

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Dickey: How One Congressman Helped Ban Research on America’s Gun Problem…and Lived to Regret It

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Huge MIT Study of ‘Fake News’: Falsehoods Win on Twitter – The Atlantic

Source: Huge MIT Study of ‘Fake News’: Falsehoods Win on Twitter Article – The Atlantic

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Last Library Research for Freshmen Workshop of the Quarter

Meant for those new to CSUSB, or for those who could simply use a refresher, this workshop provides an introduction to resources available through John M. Pfau Library. This session addresses why it is necessary to use the deep web for scholarly research, and attendees learn how to navigate the library website, find online journal articles, locate books, and get research help.

Thursday, March 8

5:00 – 5:50 pm

PL-2005 (Library Instruction Lab)

Register now on our workshop calendar!

*Instructors: Attendance confirmation slips are available for those who wish to offer extra credit!

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