AU Libraries offers Savvy Researcher Boot Camp

Published: September 08, 2020

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Auburn University Libraries will be offering its fall edition of the Savvy Researcher Boot Camp on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The daylong event is designed for graduate students who want to take their research skills to a higher level. Whether students are interested in learning how to find scholarly sources, write a literature review, manage citations, or design a poster presentation, the Savvy Researcher workshops will help them become better, and more effective, researchers.

The Savvy Researcher Boot Camp will take place online via Zoom. Students may pick and choose the sessions that interest them.

Registration for the Boot Camp is now open. Spaces are limited. For more information and to register, visit:

Workshops offered (Duration: 60-90 minutes):

• Writing Literature Reviews (offered by staff from University Writing)

• Finding Sources for Your Literature Review

• Introduction to Systematic Reviews

• Introduction to Zotero

• Introduction to EndNote

• Introduction to Mendeley

• Introduction to LaTeX

• NEW: LaTeX: Bibliographies and Images

• Effective Poster Design

• Boosting Your Scholarly Impact

• HathiTrust: How to Get Access to Millions of Digitized Titles

• Library Services for Graduate Students

Shorter “Lightning Session” workshops (Duration: 30 minutes):

• Managing Documents in the Cloud

• NEW: Introduction to Excel

• Boolean Searching in Library Databases

• NEW: Standards for Engineers

• Publishing Your Work

• NEW: Deciding Where NOT to Publish

Submitted by: Jayson Hill