Science Library: Welcome new and returning students!
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The University Library is offering a series of free workshops for researchers – all are welcome! No registration is required!
All workshops will take place from 12:00 – 1:00pm in the Collaborative Learning Lab in the Murray Library (1st Floor).
No registration is necessary. For more information please call 966-5978 or 966-1913; or see http://libguides.usask.ca/LibraryResearcherSeries.
Oct 1: Intro to Library Servies / Tips and Tricks. Learn some effective search strategies for finding articles in literature databases, as well as, how the library can support your research and teaching.
Oct 8: What is Plagiarism? Develop knowledge that will prevent you from inadvertently misusing resources while writing your research paper.
Oct 15: Managing References & RefWorks. Set up an account, import some references, and create a bibliography. (Offered again Nov 19).
Oct 22: Making Your Publications Open Access. Learn about author’s rights and discover how to make your publications more accessible to readers: open access journals and repositories.
Oct 29: Literature Searching for Systematic Reviews This session describes how a systematic review differs from other types of reviews (e.g., narrative reviews), how the literature searching process is unique, essential search skills and how to document the search.
Nov 5: Keeping Current with Literature. Strategies for keeping up-to-date with the scholarly literature in your field: from email alerting services to rss feeds.
Nov 12: Copyright & Teaching. Learn more about the new copyright legislation and how it may affect your teaching.
Nov 19: Managing References with RefWorks. Set up an account, import some references, and create a bibliography. (Encore of Oct 15 session).
Nov 29: Indigenous Studies Research Resources. Indigenous Studies, with all its interdisciplinarity, can be challenging in terms of library research. Come to a teaching session that will demo / unfold some techniques for searching library databases and archival finding aids.
As of September 5th, the regular term hours for the Science Library will be:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
For information about the Science Library, check out our website.Photo Credit: Museum of Natural Sciences | University of Saskatchewan by Jordan Cooper
We would like to welcome all new and returning students to the Science Library. If you need help, the Science Library staff are here to assist you. We can help you locate a class, find your course reserves, or find books and journals; basically, you can Ask Us almost anything.
We are located in the geology building. Just turn right at the T-Rex!