The Savvy Researcher workshop series offers hands-on sessions during the fall and spring semesters. During the breaks, please refer to our corresponding Savvy Researcher LibGuides for asynchronous assistance. Alternatively, you may fill out a consultation request or visit the Scholarly Commons during our open hours.
NEW - Submit a request for a Savvy Researcher title to be taught at your upcoming research group or faculty meeting. Please fill out a request form: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/6094473.
(Note: Not all workshops are available for instruction and sessions are limited to five participants or more.)
GSLIS students, have you ever felt that your professors and peers assume that you already know how to be an effective researcher? Are you afraid and embarrassed that you might be exposed as a clumsy and awkward researcher, a library neophyte? Join us for a safe, hands-on, informative exploration of the main library databases of our discipline: LISA, LISTA, and Library Lit. Bring all of your questions. If you have research topics, bring them with you and get started with your research.
•Experiment with the different facets of the LISA, LISTA, and Library Lit databases.
•Learn how to maintain a research log.
•Get started on your research project.
Developing better research skills is just a tweet away. Learn to find sources, manage information, and share your research with the world: Twitter @learnlibrary