Auburn University Libraries offering Savvy Researcher Boot Camp

Published: May 25, 2023

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Auburn University Libraries will hold its Savvy Researcher Boot Camp over Zoom on June 3 from 9 a.m. – 3:45 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 locate scholarly sources, write a literature review, manage data, organize citations, publish their work or learn about IRB procedures, the Savvy Researcher workshops will help them become better, more effective, researchers.

Register online.

The Boot Camp lunchtime program features two faculty panels discussing practical strategies and tips for approaching scholarly publishing.

Workshops offered include:

Conducting a Literature Review: Search Strategies

Writing Literature Reviews (offered by University Writing)

Zotero | Endnote

NEW: Intro to the IRB (Institution Review Board) offered by ennifer Robinson, IRB Chairperson at Auburn University

Finding Scholarly Literature in Engineering

Searching for Statistics in the Field of Education

Locating Race & Ethnicity Census Data

Google Scholar Tips and Tricks

NEW: Intro to Qualtrics (software for creating surveys)

Intro to Tableau (data visualization software)

Data Management for Scientific Workflows

Ethical Data Practices

NEW: Sentiment Analysis with PyTorch: Build a Text Classifier

NEW: Overview of Digital Humanities Tools and Methods

Intro to LaTeX | LaTeX: Bibliographies, Images, Tables

Presentation Skills and Software

Studying Where it Counts (offered by Academic Coaching)

Submitted by: Jayson Hill