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Graduate Student Workshops at Dana Library

September 5, 2016

In Fall 2016, the John Cotton Dana Library will once again offer FREE workshops for graduate students on the Rutgers University-Newark campus. These cover a broad range of topics, from information literacy and data skills, to tips related to careers and scholarly communication, to digital humanities and technology. Students should register at http://goo.gl/V5djUE to guarantee their seat.

The list of workshops is below, with further details available on the registration page. Additional information about graduate student support on campus is available on this guide: http://libguides.rutgers.edu/gradworkshops (including content from previous workshops).

If you have any questions or if you have suggestions for additional workshop offerings, please contact Krista White (kwhite2@libraries.rutgers.edu), Roberta Tipton (tipton@libraries.rutgers.edu), or Bonnie Fong (bonnie.fong@rutgers.edu).


Fall 2016 Workshops @ Dana Library


  • Job Hunting for Graduate Students
  • Building Your Professional Network

Information Literacy (identifying information needs; finding, using, & managing information; synthesizing & presenting information):

  • Archival Tools Research and Tips for Graduate Students  [NEW!]
  • Designing Posters for the Humanities and Social Sciences  [NEW!]
  • Introduction to New RefWorks  [NEW!]
  • The Master’s Thesis: Do the Write Thing  [NEW!]
  • A Taste of Government Resources (for Scholars in the Social Sciences)

Scholarly Communication:

  • How to Increase Your Research’s Visibility & Impact


  • Introduction to Nvivo
  • Introduction to Qualtrics
  • Introduction to R  [NEW!]
  • Introduction to SPSS
  • Introduction to Stata
  • Mapping Census Data

Digital Humanities:

  • Using HistoryPin for Spatial Humanities and Social Sciences


  • Formatting Theses & Dissertations