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      October 12, 2019

      Saturday  10:00 AM

      901 Park Avenue
      Richmond, Virginia 23284

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      Advance Your Research

      A day of drop-in workshops for graduate students and advanced researchers, designed to help make your research process better, faster and smarter. Stay all day or just for the sessions that interest you.

      The event is free and open to all, but please register. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad Street, West Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. For more information, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office at (804) 828-0593.

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      10 a.m. The Secret Life of Citations 
      Kelsey CheshireJulie Arendt and John Glover
      Understand what citations can do beyond their intended purposes as acknowledgements and referrals within papers. 

      11 a.m. Your Secret Weapon: People Power
      Janet Reid and John Glover 
      Meet VCU experts who know what you need to succeed. 

      Noon Graduate Student Survival Panel
      Learn survival skills from knowledgeable graduate students in this interactive session.

      12:30 p.m. Lunch with Your Librarian
      Enjoy lunch and informal conversations with other grad students and with library colleagues.

      1 p.m. Searching for Global Information and Resources
      Sergio Chaparro
      Discover important global information resources to improve your research and scholarship.

      1:30 p.m. To Believe or Not to Believe Research
      Hillary Miller and Erica Brody
      Find answers to this common question “I want to cite this source, but should I trust it?” by mastering techniques to critically evaluate research literature.

      2 p.m. Tip Jar
      Kelsey Cheshire
      Hear 30 crowdsourced tips for research success in 30 minutes in this fast-paced session. 

      2:30 p.m. Seeking the Elusive School / Life Balance
      Nia Rodgers and Dana Ladd
      Discover services and resources that the libraries and the campus offer to help you manage your present and future when you’re feeling stressed about life.

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