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Workshop: Conducting a Literature Review, Thursday, January 30, 2014

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Conducting a Literature Review

Thursday, January 30, 2014
3:00-4:30 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room



Please bring your laptop, if possible

In this workshop, learn how to conduct a comprehensive literature review using a systematic process and a variety of methods and tools. Topics to be covered include (but are not limited to):

  • defining and refining your topic and keywords
  • developing and documenting your search strategy and process (including the use of a research log)
  • utilizing library tools such as databases and citation management software, including other lesser-known techniques such as citation mapping, saving searches, and setting up search alerts
  • identifying the most relevant sources for your work
  • using methods to critically read and evaluate sources
  • synthesizing sources for a variety of endpoints, including developing citation lists, annotated bibliographies, and finally a written lit review

Please review the on-line RefWorks tutorial prior to these sessions. The tutorial can be found here.

Part of the BCTR Skill Development Workshop series.

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Student Workshop: Developing Posters and PowerPoint Presentations, Friday, April 12, 2013

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Developing Posters and PowerPoint Presentations
Sarah Young, Mann Librarian

Friday, April 12, 2013
1:30-3:00pm
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room



Learn best practices for developing poster and PowerPoint presentations and practice applying these skills in this hands-on workshop. This workshop is strongly recommended to students participating in the BCTR Student Showcase and can help your prepare for CURB and other presentation venues.

Note:      Please bring your laptop, if possible!

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Student Workshop: An Overview of the Quantitative Statistical Analysis Program, Part 2, Monday, April 1, 2013

 

SPSS: An Overview of the Quantitative Statistical Analysis Program, Part 2
Ellott Smith and Mandy Purington, BCTR

Monday, April 1, 2013
1:30 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room



Come and learn about SPSS, an often-used quantitative statistical analysis program with Elliott Smith and Mandy Purington. This overview workshop is aimed at those new to SPSS and will provide an orientation to the program, including setting up a database, entering data, and running basic analyses.

This the second in a two-part workshop.

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Student Workshop: SPSS: An Overview of the Quantitative Statistical Analysis Program, Part 1, Friday, March 29, 2013

 

SPSS: An Overview of the Quantitative Statistical Analysis Program, Part 1
Elliott Smith & Mandy Purington, BCTR

Friday, March 29, 2013
2:00 PM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room



Come and learn about SPSS, an often-used quantitative statistical analysis program with Elliott Smith and Mandy Purington. This overview workshop is aimed at those new to SPSS and will provide an orientation to the program, including setting up a database, entering data, and running basic analyses.

This is a two-part workshop. The second section will be held on Monday, April 1st at 1:30 PM in the Beebe Hall conference room.

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Student Workshop: Dedoose Training, Tuesday, March 12, 2013

 

Dedoose Training
Mandy Purington, BCTR

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
9:00-10:00 AM
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room



Come and learn about Dedoose, a web-based mixed methods data analysis application and see examples of its use from the ACT for Youth evaluation team! Listen to an overview of what makes Dedoose so unique and user-friendly and see how it can used to integrate quantitative and qualitative evaluation findings.

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Student Workshop: An Overview of the Quantitative Statistical Analysis Program, Part 2, Friday, October 19, 2012

 

SPSS: An Overview of the Quantitative Statistical Analysis Program, Part 2
Ellott Smith and Mandy Purington, BCTR

Friday, October 19, 2012
1:30-2:30pm
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room



Come and learn about SPSS, an often-used quantitative statistical analysis program with Elliott Smith and Mandy Purington. This overview workshop is aimed at those new to SPSS and will provide an orientation to the program, including setting up a database, entering data, and running basic analyses.

This is the second in a two-part workshop.

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Student Workshop: SPSS: An Overview of the Quantitative Statistical Analysis Program, Part 1, Thursday, October 18, 2012

 

SPSS: An Overview of the Quantitative Statistical Analysis Program, Part 1
Elliott Smith & Mandy Purington, BCTR

Thursday, October 18, 2012
2:30-3:30pm
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room



Come and learn about SPSS, an often-used quantitative statistical analysis program with Elliott Smith and Mandy Purington. This overview workshop is aimed at those new to SPSS and will provide an orientation to the program, including setting up a database, entering data, and running basic analyses.

This is a two-part workshop. The second section will be held on October 19th from 1:30-2:30pm in the Beebe Hall conference room.

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Student Workshop: Using Dedoose for Mixed Methods Data Analysis, Monday, September 10, 2012

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Using Dedoose for Mixed Methods Data Analysis
ACT for Youth team

Monday, September 10, 2012
4:45pm
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room



Come and learn about Dedoose, a web-based mixed methods data analysis application and see examples of its use from the ACT for Youth evaluation team! Listen to an overview of what makes Dedoose so unique and user-friendly and see how it is being used to integrate quantitative and qualitative evaluation findings from a large-scale initiative.

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Student Workshop: Conducting a Literature Review, Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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Conducting a Literature Review
Camille Andrews, Mann Library

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
4:45pm
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room



Learn about the process of conducting a comprehensive literature review with a focus on defining and refining your topic, developing and documenting your search strategy and process, utilizing library tools to aid in your literature review, identifying the most relevant sources for your work, and ways to critically read and evaluate sources.

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Student Workshop: Creating a Poster Presentation, Tuesday, September 4, 2012

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Creating a Poster Presentation
Camille Andrews, Mann Library

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
4:45pm
Beebe Hall, 2nd floor conference room



Learn strategies, tips, and resources for creating an academic poster presentation.

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