Workshops and Events
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 email@example.com 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com for more information.
For help with your instruction or program needs, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Kresge Library provides an evolving set of services, and we welcome your feedback and input.