Auburn Libraries offering Savvy Researcher Boot Camp

Published: May 14, 2021

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Auburn Libraries will hold its summer edition of the Savvy Researcher Boot Camp on Saturday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. The day-long 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 develop an elevator speech about their research, the Savvy Researcher workshops will help them become better and more effective researchers.

The Savvy Researcher Boot Camp will take place online via Zoom. A special lunch hour presentation will feature Alberto Cairo, knight chair in visual journalism at the School of Communication, University of Miami, and author of “How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter About Visual Information."

Registration for the Boot Camp is now open. Spaces are limited. Click here for more information and to register. 

Workshops offered include:

Writing Literature Reviews (offered by University Writing)

Finding Sources for your Literature Review

Intro to Systematic Reviews

Search Alerts in your Discipline

Intro to Zotero | Intro to EndNote | Intro to Mendeley

Publishing your Work

Measuring Research Impact

Communicating Your Research When It Counts (offered by the Biggio Center)

Intro to R

Data Analysis with Python | Programming with Python

Intro to GIT

Intro to LaTeX | LaTeX: Bibliographies and Images

Effective Poster Design

HathiTrust: How to Get Access to Millions of Digitized Titles

Researching in AU's Special Collections & Archives

Submitted by: Jayson Hill