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Research Skills for Graduate Success: Getting Started

What's in this Guide?



Getting started: Consult this useful guide for introductory tips of beginning graduate-level research using the University Libraries' systems and resources, prepared by Science & Technology Librarian Tammy Stitz.

Literature Searching Learn approaches to comprehensive literature reviews and known-item searching in the scholarly literature.

Research Impact: Learn strategies for understanding the impact that the literature you are citing has had on your field.

Keeping Track:  Learn how to store online information items in a readily accessible and web-based information management tool - examples of different tools and how to use them are provided.

Citing Sources: Information on citing your sources correctly and avoiding plagiarism.

Subject Librarians and Guides: Get research help from your subject librarian and the subject guides for your discipline. 



Graduate Workshop Series

Graduate Workshops: Sponsored by the Office of Graduate Student Research, these workshops cover a range of topics, including proposal writing, technical writing for research, professional development, and researching grant opportunities.

Access the presentation and handout for the "Research Skills for Graduate Success" workshop through the linked documents provided below.

E-Resources/Philosophy Librarian

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Frank Bove
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Subjects:Philosophy, Religion