Auburn University Libraries offers research boot camp for graduate students

Published: August 31, 2021

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Auburn University Libraries will hold its Savvy Researcher Boot Camp Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. This 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 create amazing professional presentations, the Savvy Researcher workshops will help them become better, more effective researchers.

Registration for the boot camp is now open. Spaces are limited. For more information and to register, go to

Workshops offered include:
Writing Literature Reviews (offered by University Writing)
Finding Sources for Your Literature Review
Intro to Systematic Reviews
Setting up Search Alerts: Be in the Know!
Engineering Search Alerts
Intro to Zotero | Intro to EndNote | Intro to Mendeley
How to Read a Scholarly Article
Publishing Your Work
Measuring Research Impact
NEW: Data Management for Scientific Workflows
Intro to Excel
Intro to GIT
Intro to LaTeX | LaTeX: Bibliographies, Images, Tables
NEW: Virtual Tour of the Innovation & Research Commons (I&RC)
NEW: Dynamic Data Visuals Using Illustrator and After Effects
Poster/ Visual Design and Presentations
NEW: NTIS National Technical Reports Library
Researching in AU's Special Collections & Archives

Submitted by: Jayson Hill