Workshops and Events

Workshops

On-demand workshops

Kresge offers workshops focusing on improving and streamlining your information research process. These sessions can be customized and scheduled to meet the needs of your research group or class, and are designed to elevate and enhance your work.

Please contact us at kresge.library@dartmouth.edu to schedule a group or individual session

Current offering include:

  • Research Impact: Enhance the Visibility & Impact of Your Work
    How do you maximize your research impact? In this session, you will learn how to establish and monitor your online scholarly presence, utilize strategies for optimizing dissemination and discoverability, and track the impact of your work.
  • What’s Your Research Workflow?
    Which research tools, sites, apps, and programs could improve your research workflow? This session includes a discussion of innovative developments in the 6 research workflow phases (discovery, analysis, writing, publication, outreach, assessment) and development of personal workflows to contribute to more open, efficient, and good science.
  • Keeping Up: Dealing with the Deluge
    How do seasoned researchers keep up with the deluge of journal literature in their fields? A hands-on session where you’ll create a realistic work plan, develop customized search alerts, and set up a reference management system.
  • Citation Managers (Zotero and Mendeley)
    Want to learn to use a citation manager to organize your references? You’ll install Zotero or Mendeley, add citations to your library, organize your citations, create a bibliography, and easily insert citations into your documents.
  • LaTeX
    Learn to use LaTeX for writing homework, articles, books, dissertations, CVs, and more. Introductory workshop topics include installation and introduction to LaTeX, equations and environments, and figures and tables. More advanced workshops have been offered in TikZ, BibTeX, preambles and multi-part documents, and posters and presentations with Beamer. LaTeX workshops are offered in partnership with the math department.

See the Dartmouth Library calendar for the Library’s complete workshop offerings.

Individual Consultations

We are happy to schedule an individualized session just for you, either in the library or your office. Suggested topics include information and citation management (including Zotero and Mendeley), authoring tools (Authorea, LaTeX), copyright, author’s rights, research data management, and more.

Events

Advanced Research Skills Series

Undergraduates conducting research can develop their research skills by learning about the tools and concepts needed to succeed throughout the research process. The series includes sessions on Becoming a Researcher, Managing Information, Managing Data, and Creating Effective Posters and Proposals.

The Advanced Research Skills Series is offered each winter term. Please contact lora.c.leligdon@dartmouth.edu for more information.

Senior Thesis Writers' Bootcamp

Undergraduate seniors completing a culminating research project or thesis are invited to attend our Thesis Writers’ Bootcamp. Students can choose to attend one or both days to have supported and protected writing time to dig into their culminating project, and the opportunity to work individually with writing experts from RWIT

Thesis Writers’ Bootcamp is held each spring term. Please contact kresge.library@dartmouth.edu for more information.

Kresge's Writers' Retreat

Graduate students and postdocs are invited to participate in a fully-supported two-day writing retreat. During the retreat, participants have protected writing time to work on writing project (such as their dissertation or a manuscript), writing seminars, individual consultations with writing experts, and time to engage with a peer writing community.

Retreats are scheduled bi-annually (summer and winter intersession) and are by application only. Please contact katie.harding@dartmouth.edu for more information.

Contact us

For help with your instruction or program needs, contact us at kresge.library@dartmouth.edu. Kresge Library provides an evolving set of services, and we welcome your feedback and input.