GEAR – Free workshops for graduate students
All graduate students are welcome to attend GEAR [Graduate Essentials for Academic Research] a series of free workshops hosted by UNB Libraries. Sessions will take place in the Learning Lab (Room #112), in the Harriet Irving Library.
|January 28||10:00am – 11:30am||Zotero|
|February 7||10:00am – 11:30am||Mendeley|
|February 28||10:00am – 11:30am||Image Use and Copyright|
|March 14||10:00am – 11:30am||Theses and Dissertation|
|March 21||10:00am – 11:30am||Market Research|
Zotero: An intro to Zotero, which is a free, easy-to-use citation management tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research.
Instructor: Richelle Witherspoon
Mendeley: Learn how to optimize Mendeley for your research projects. By the end of this session, you will be able to create your first bibliography, network with colleagues and peers, and discover new research in your field! You’re encouraged to bring your own laptop.
Instructor: Tatiana Zaraiskaya
Image Use and Copyright: Images are playing an increasingly prevalent role in every facet of our digital expression. This session will explore the effectiveness, sourcing and evaluation of images for personal and professional use. In celebration of Fair Dealing Week in Canada, we will practice the skills presented in the session for a few rousing rounds of the Canadian Copyright Card Game!
Instructors: Josh Dickison, Marc Bragdon, and Kim Vose Jones
Theses and Dissertation: A primer on how you can make your life easier by utilizing thesis/dissertation templates provided by UNB Libraries and the School of Graduate Studies.
Instructors: Mike Nason and Rob Glencross
Market Research: Discover UNB Libraries market research databases. Learn how they can help validate a business idea, lead you to competitors, provide information on emerging technologies, and more.
Instructor: Sally Armstrong