Kicking off this year’s evening will be Dr. Chris Goguen’s SARI information session at 11 to 11:30 a.m. Scholarship and Research Integrity training is necessary for students who hope to present or publish their research. Dr. Goguen will share information on how to complete this training as well as context information needed. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
At 12:30 p.m., Jackie Ritzko will be discussing technology needed to support a research endeavor. This session is useful to any student. She will highlight the usages of Google Docs, Lynda.com and Microsoft Excel, as well as other Media Commons resources available for student use. Lynda.com is a website that allows a user to learn how to use various computer programs and software. Jackie can be contacted at email@example.com for information.
Following Jackie at 1 p.m, Val Lynn will share her wisdom as a medical librarian. Her session will highlight in advanced literature searches for students in the sciences. She will show students how to get the most out of databases such as PubMed and Biological Abstracts. She can be contacted at vag3@psu. edu for information.
Closing out the Fall Research Workshops is Shannon Richie’s session at 1:30 p.m. He will be dis- cussing advanced research concerns for students in the Humanities. Resources covered include: Lion- Search and databases like JSTOR, among others. He will consider special issues in advanced research techniques like Special and Archival collections, both at Penn State and other institutions.
All of these sessions are especially valuable to students, from those presenting at the spring research fair to those considering graduate school to those who simply wish to enhance their classroom learning.