Greetings! The CLUE Writing Center will be conducting a “Performing Research at UW” workshop TOMORROW at 3:30PM in Mary Gates Hall 284!
This workshop will cover the basic research skills needed to complete assignments quickly and easily, using subscription resources available through the UW Library system and the world wide web. Come find about:
- How to Get Started on a Research Project
- What are some effective ways to brainstorm for possible research topics, create research questions, and/or develop effective search terms?
- What are the benefits of subject searching and how can it save you time?
- How to Locate Sources
- What are some of the best resources available through the UW Library system and the world wide web?
- What are peer-reviewed articles and how can you quickly skim to see if they contain the information you need?
- How to Utilize Sources
- What do you do with your sources once you’ve found them?
- What are some effective ways to integrate sources into your assignments?
- Citing sources
- What are some of the key components of the main citation styles?
- How can you avoid unintentional plagiarism?
CLUE Writing Center tutors will be on hand to assist participants with any specific research questions or tasks they have, so please feel free to bring any relevant assignment prompts or research material you have to the workshop.
All pertinent details are listed below. We hope to see you there!
WHAT: Performing Research at UW Workshop
DATE: Wednesday, February 6th (that’s tomorrow!)
LOCATION: MGH 284