10 – 10:50 (Scholars Commons Instruction Room)
Attendees will learn how to locate and evaluate resources found on the Internet and in FSU Library databases. Participants will also gain insights about tools used to access and evaluate primary and secondary sources, peer-reviewed journals, and social sciences library databases.
11 – 11:50 (Scholars Commons Instruction Room)
This session will introduce participants to practical tips for preparing literature reviews from selecting topics to preparing drafts and revisions. At the end of the session, attendees will be able to build a research toolkit for current and future literature review projects.
12 – 12:50 (Scholars Commons Instruction Room)
This workshop will help participants maximize efficiency and transparency in group projects and facilitate effective communication within project teams. We introduce four collaborative project management tools: Trello, Open Science Framework, GitHub, and Slack.
1 – 1:50 (Scholars Commons Instruction Room)
Participants will learn about various search strategies for U.S. Census data sets covering businesses and industrial data elements that can be used for social science research and with other U.S. Census data initiatives.
2 – 2:50 (Scholars Commons Instruction Room)
Participants will learn to identify sources of bad statistics, methods used for manipulating numbers, inappropriate comparisons, and creative graphs in social science research.
3 – 3:50 (Scholars Commons Instruction Room)
This session will introduce participants to search strategies for U.S. Government information as well as resources from both the legislative and executive branches of government.
Friday, September 29 at 9:30am to 3:50pm
Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room
116 Honors Way, Tallahassee, FL 32306, Tallahassee, FL https://www.lib.fsu.edu/