Sep 20

Introduction to RefWorks (Fall 2021)

RefWorks, a Citation Management Software available at no cost to UGA students, faculty, and staff. Keeping track of citations for literature reviews, prospectuses, dissertations/theses, and other projects is essential for all graduate students. RefWorks helps you do this with as little pain as possible!

10:00 am to 11:00 am Online
Sep 20

From Colony to Statehood: The Georgia Open History Library

In 2026, the United States will mark the 250th anniversary of its founding. In anticipation of this event, the University of Georgia Press has developed the Georgia Open History Library: From Colony to Statehood in the New Union. This resource provides free digital access to 45 out-of-print volumes focused on Georgia from the colony’s founding through the American Revolution.  

- 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries , Hargrett Gallery
Sep 20

UGA Libraries' FACTS-Finding Mission for Students

At the UGA Libraries, we’ve got FACTS. We invite students to explore all of the resources and services that can help them on their academic journey by participating in our FACTS-Finding Mission, a self-guided scavenger-hunt style orientation through our major locations: the Main Library, the Science Library, and the Miller Learning Center.

- 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Main Library
Sep 21

Overcoming the Imposter Syndrome Phenomena

Many students question whether they are prepared to succeed especially as they begin deciding on a major, preparing to land a job of their interest, or are considering the pursuit of a graduate/professional degree. When this occurs, imposter phenomenon may be a contributing factor.

10:00 am to 11:00 am Online
Sep 21

Create a Map with QGIS

In this workshop we will turn latitude/longitude data into a map suitable for papers, posters, or presentations. Please install QGIS (Long term release 3.16 stand alone installer) before the workshop if you would like to create a map as we go.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Online
Sep 21

Literature Reviews in the Social Sciences

As a graduate student you often will be required to complete literature reviews for classes, research assistantships, prospectuses, and dissertations or theses.  This webinar will focus on resources in the social sciences.  You will learn the skills necessary to efficiently and effectively search for academic research, as well as where to search to find seminal literature in your discipline.  Structure of literature reviews will also be discussed.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Online
Sep 22

EndNote for Macs (Fall 2021)

This will be an introduction to EndNote highlighting special Mac concerns (OS and M1 chips, etc.) as well as popular functions such as: importing references, exporting references, syncing, and inserting citations into Word. There will be time for questions and answers. If you wish to follow along on your computer, it's recommended that you load the program ahead of time. New users requiring set up assistance can contact the speaker at sriggs@uga.edu. Session will be recorded.

10:00 am to 11:00 am Online
Sep 22

Literature Reviews in the Humanities [Quick Take]

Many programs require a written thesis for MA, and all doctoral programs require a prospectus for their topic to be approved. These all include a literature review. The program will include when and how to search ProQuest Dissertations and Theses and WorldCat.

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Online
Sep 23

PsycINFO

This brief introduction will focus on features that are unique to PsycINFO, such as the Thesaurus, classification codes, and the methodology limit. There will be time for questions and answers. Submit questions ahead of time to the speaker at sriggs@uga.edu.

10:00 am to 10:45 am Online
Sep 23

Literature Reviews in the Sciences [Quick Take]

This session will go over common components of a literature review in the sciences, its main purpose, and address some strategies to help you search for material.

10:00 am to 10:30 am Online