Effective Research for Literature Review (Sciences)
A free, tutor-supported online learning workshop — April 27 — May 5, 2015
Duration: Monday, April 27, 2015 — Friday, May 1, 2015 (5 days)
Time Commitment: Approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour per day, for 5 straight days
Audience: Graduate students in the sciences, particularly those in early stages of their degrees
Prerequisites: Internet access for the 5 days identified. A valid UW NetID is also required.
* This activity-based workshop will help you build research techniques and increase your confidence in gathering
literature for a significant research project, such as a literature review or annotated bibliography.
* By asking students to share experiences with one another, this workshop provides the space and opportunity for
you to reflect on your skills and to see how various techniques and tools can be employed to help you find and
* This workshop will take place in Canvas over 5 days, with no fixed participation times (asynchronous).
* Each day corresponds to one online module, which includes a topic overview, resources, and an activity.
* Discussion forums are the workshop’s primary means of ‘assessment,’ so expect to post to forums daily.
* You will be guided through the course by a team of friendly librarian tutors, who will answer questions and
How to Join:
* If interested, please register via this Catalyst link no later than Friday, April 24,
* Space in the workshop is limited, and participants will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. Students
who register after capacity is reached may be placed on a wait list.
* If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Robin Chin Roemer (email@example.com).