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2015 Fall The Power of Information

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Introduction to Archival Research

Join us to learn about basic archival research, navigating a finding aid, and to see firsthand some items from the Special Collections & Archives vault.

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Market Research As Your Competitive Advantage

Beyond talent, drive and innovative ideas, solid market research will always be your sure bet for entrepreneurial success. Foster your competitive advantage with this workshop to make the best use of the market research resources and services available to you at the Library.

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  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in the Davis Centre Library conference room (DC 1568)

Systematic Reviews for Social Science Researchers

Take your literature review one step further. This workshop is geared towards graduate students and researchers who wish to conduct a systematic review for either a thesis, coursework or journal publication.  A ‘systematic review’, as opposed to a traditional literature review, uses a structured methodology to answer a focused research question.  It is transparent, reproducible, and involves an exhaustive search of the literature using explicit criteria for study selection.  By the end of this workshop you will have gained an understanding of systematic review methods in the social sciences and the components of a systematic search.  Both Jackie Stapleton and Sarah Brown have extensive experience as collaborators on systematic review research teams and will be drawing directly from their experiences for this presentation.

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