Library Toolkit for the Student Research Forum

Whether you are still looking for articles or resources, struggling to read the articles that you have found, or struggling to appropriately cite the articles you have found, this workshop is for you.  We will cover all of the tools you might need for your research projects.

  • Wednesday, October 26, 2016,  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Idea Commons Classroom (Library 1-010)
  • Thursday, October 27, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Idea Commons Classroom (Library 1-010)
  • Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Idea Commons Classroom (Library 1-010)

How to read an Academic Article: a Workshop

Reading and understanding academic articles is one of the most challenging parts of the research process.  While this library session will not make it easy, it will break down the process into concrete manageable steps, which can hopefully make this challenge more manageable.

  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 1:00 - 2:00 pm, Idea Commons Classroom (Library 1-010)
  • Thursday, November 17, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm , Idea Commons Classroom (Library 1-010)

Create Bibliographies and Organize Your Research with RefWorks

Creating a bibliography and correctly citing all your sources is crucial part of the research process that can take a lot of time and attention to detail. Come learn about RefWorks and other citation tools that will allow you to save and organize your research and quickly create bibliographies in any citation style!

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm , Idea Commons Classroom (Library 1-010)
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Idea Commons Classroom (Library 1-010)

Research Countdown

Workshop/help time for any research questions that are library related. Will start by the reference desk in the idea commons.

  • Thursday, March 2, 2017,  2:00 - 3:00 pm, Idea Commons Classroom (Library 1-010)

Research Presentation & Poster Presentation Workshop

  • Thursday, March 9, 2017,  4:00 - 5:00 pm, BH 121
  • Tuesday, March 14, 2017,   2:00 -3:00 pm, BH 121
  • Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 12:00 -1:00 pm, BH 121

Mock Research Poster Presentation Session

Date: TBD

Research Abstract Writing Workshop

  • Tuesday, March 2, 2017,  9:30-10:30 am, BH 121
  • Monday, March 6, 2017, 12:00 -1:00 pm, BH 121
  • Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 4:00 -5:00 pm, BH 121

Above workshops brought to you by the UIC Library, the Office of Undergraduate Research, Honors College, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

UIC Impact Exhibit and Presentation Workshops

These workshops are designed to provide guidelines for creating and presenting a poster and how to prepare for oral or artistic presentations.

  • Monday, January 23, 2017,  3:00 – 4:00 pm, Conference Room 464, Student Center East
  • Thursday, February 2, 2017,  12:00 – 1:00 pm, Conference Room 464, Student Center East
  • Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Conference Room 464, Student Center East