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Wednesday, February 10, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Tools for Managing Your Writing (Thesis/Capstone/ALE Boot Camp Month!)
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sackler 510
In this workshop you will learn how to use library resources and tools to manage your writing from conception to publication. Resources covered include: making effective use of citation management tools; databases to find journal impact factors; suggested apps, guidelines, and tips to keep track of your research.

Friday, February 12, 2016 -
9:00am to 10:00am

Tools for Managing Your Writing (Thesis/Capstone/ALE Boot Camp Month!)
Friday, February 12, 2016 -
9:00am to 10:00am
Sackler 510
In this workshop you will learn how to use library resources and tools to manage your writing from conception to publication. Resources covered include: making effective use of citation management tools; databases to find journal impact factors; suggested apps, guidelines, and tips to keep track of your research.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Citation Management Tools: An Overview (Thesis/Capstone/ALE Boot Camp Month!)
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sackler 510
Citation management tools help you manage the research process. These tools allow you to store and organize references, as well as automatically generate in-text citations and bibliographies in a variety of citation styles, such as APA and AMA. They store PDFs, allow you to share references with others, and so much more! Learn about your options among four major citation managers: RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, and Mendeley. This workshop will provide an overview of these tools to inform your decisions on which tool is best for you.

Friday, February 19, 2016 -
9:00am to 10:00am

Citation Management Tools: An Overview (Thesis/Capstone/ALE Boot Camp Month!)
Friday, February 19, 2016 -
9:00am to 10:00am
Sackler 510
Citation management tools help you manage the research process. These tools allow you to store and organize references, as well as automatically generate in-text citations and bibliographies in a variety of citation styles, such as APA and AMA. They store PDFs, allow you to share references with others, and so much more! Learn about your options among four major citation managers: RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, and Mendeley. This workshop will provide an overview of these tools to inform your decisions on which tool is best for you.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Using Images (Thesis/Capstone/ALE Boot Camp Month!)
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sackler 510
We will survey and search image collections licensed by Tufts and in the public domain. We will also discuss options for storage, display, and citing sources.

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