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Writing Workshops

Research 101: Going beyond Google

With Beck Hertl

In this interactive workshop, we will define different types of research and think about why we do research. Additionally, you will have time to explore your own research interests and how these interests might be applicable to your studies at UMBC.

Date: Wednesday, Sept 11th

Time: 4-5pm

Location: LIB 259

Stepping up your research game: Searching strategically 

With Erin Durham

Have you ever wondered how to maximize your research time? Have you wished that you could magically wake up to a perfect Works Cited page? This workshop is designed to save you research time and make it easier for you to find sources for your papers and projects. Feel free to bring in a research assignment that you are working on- this workshop features practical research strategies that you can use right away!

Date: Wednesday, Oct 2nd

Time: 12-1pm

Location: LIB 259

Citing Sources: Mastering the Art of Academic Integrity

With Allison Jennings Roche

Avoid accidental plagiarism by learning how to properly cite your sources and create killer bibliographies.

Date: Wednesday, November 6th

Time: 4-5pm

Location: LIB 259

Finding Your Flow: Navigating Final Papers 

With Elaine MacDougall

Feeling stuck with your final paper? Bring what you’ve got so far (even if it’s just the assignment description), and walk out of this workshop prepared to finesse your academic writing like never before!

Date: Wednesday, Dec 4th

Time: 12-1pm

Location: LIB 259