Social Work *: Fall 2019 Workshops

Randall Information Center | USC School of Social Work

Workshops for MSW and DSW students

Learn more about USC Libraries - Where are the libraries? How can I reserve a group study room? How do I find books and journal articles? These workshops and webinars will answer all those questions and more! Join us and get to know the library resources and services available to you. 

Title  Date/ Time / Location /RSVP

Introduction to USC Libraries (On Campus)

  • How to access USC Libraries online and catalog
  • How to use course reserves and interlibrary loan
  • When to use Google/Google Scholar and when to use the USC Libraries search
  • Finding articles and other sources for your assignments and research in the USC Libraries search system

August 29, 11:30am-12:30pm

MRF Hamovitch

RSVP

Introduction to USC Libraries (On Campus)

  • How to access USC Libraries online and catalog
  • How to use course reserves and interlibrary loan
  • When to use Google/Google Scholar and when to use the USC Libraries search
  • Finding articles and other sources for your assignments and research in the USC Libraries search system

September 5, 11:30am-12:30pm

MRF Hamovitch

RSVP

Introduction to USC Libraries (webinar)

  • How to access USC Libraries online and catalog
  • How to use course reserves and interlibrary loan
  • When to use Google/Google Scholar and when to use the USC Libraries search
  • Finding articles and other sources for your assignments and research in the USC Libraries search system

August 30, 1-2pm pacific 

RSVP 

Introduction to USC Libraries (webinar)

  • How to access USC Libraries online and catalog
  • How to use course reserves and interlibrary loan
  • When to use Google/Google Scholar and when to use the USC Libraries search
  • Finding articles and other sources for your assignments and research in the USC Libraries search system

September 6, 1-2pm pacific

RSVP 

 

Upcoming Workshops

Come learn about tools and strategies to help you organize and track research and how social media can be used for advocacy. 

These workshops are open to all students. RSVP below.

Title Description Date / Time / Location / RSVP link

Tracking Research Impact with Bibliometrics

 

 

Overview of how you can use citation counts to track research impact for individual authors and institutions. Participants will be able to use bibiliometric tools to find and track research impact and identify emerging trends in research.
 
Facilitators: Alyssa Brissett & Kelsey Vukic
 

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 - 12-1pm 

Montgomery Ross Fisher (MRF), room 330

RSVP 

 

Organize your Research with EndNote Online

EndNote Online, a web-based citation manager, helps you collect all your citations in one place, store PDFs and stay organized throughout the research and writing process.

Facilitator: Hannah Schilperoort

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 12-1pm

Leavey Library, room 113J

RSVP 

 

Organize Your Research with RefWorks

Refworks, a web-based citation manager allows you to collect all your citations, store PDFs of articles and stay organized throughout the research and writing process.

Facilitator: Melanee Vicedo

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 12-1pm

Leavey Library, room 113J

RSVP

 

Organize Your Research with Zotero

Zotero is a free, open-source research tool that helps you collect, organize, and analyze research and share it in a variety of ways.

Facilitator: Stacy Williams

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12-1pm

Montgomery Ross Fisher (MRF), room 204

RSVP

 

APA: Citation and Reference Formatting

Overview on how to format varying in-text citations and reference sources. Students attending the workshop will be given the opportunity to engage a with hands-on activity to practice the material covered and ask questions.

Facilitator: Kelsey Vukic

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 12-1pm

Andrus Gerontology Center (GER), room 224

RSVP

#advocacy: Using Twitter to Advocate for Social and Policy Change

 

This webinar will introduce students, particularly in the social and behavioral sciences, to ways we can use Twitter as an advocacy tool. Social media platforms often offer more control, by authors, of the messages sent, more access to the information shared, and more online mobilization of an issue or cause.

Facilitators: Alyssa Brissett & Andy Rutkowski

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 12-1pm

ONLINE - Zoom

RSVP to receive webinar link