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Workshops at the UAB Libraries: Current Workshops

Workshops @ UAB Libraries

For more information, call Lister Hill Library at (205) 934-2231 or Sterne Library at (205) 934-6364.

Literature Review Basics

Have you been asked to write a literature review?  This workshop will outline the steps to keep you organized and sane.  We'll go from brainstorming, to literature search planning, to appraising, to incorporating source material, to revision techniques for your first draft.  Improve your process today!

Organizer:  Jill Deaver

Thursday, September 28, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 PM CDT
ONLINE – Register for Link

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Tips and Tricks for Effective Poster Presentations

Posters are a common medium for communicating information about your research, yet poster creation itself can be frustrating and time consuming.  This workshop will provide an introduction to poster design and will include information on using templates, effective use of images and infographics, and tips and tricks for transporting posters to off-campus locations.

Organizer:  Dorothy Ogdon

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 PM CDT
ONLINE – Register for Link

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
5:00 – 6:00 PM CDT
ONLINE – Register for Link

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Introduction to APA

Whether you are new to APA style, or whether you have struggled with it in the past, this workshop has something for you.  Come learn some basic APA concepts.  A portion of the workshop will be Q & A so feel free to come with questions.

Organizer:  Peggy Kain

Thursday, October 19, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 PM CDT
ONLINE – Register for Link

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How to Prevent Publishing in Predatory Journals

Many students and faculty aim to publish quality research in quality journals to further their research and inform others.  But how do you know if the journal you are submitting your work to is legitimate, or if its sole purpose is to deceive and make money?  This workshop will introduce what predatory journals are, how to identify them, and what to do if you think you are a victim in predatory publishing.

Organizer:  Becca Billings

Thursday, November 30, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 PM CST
ONLINE – Register for Link

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