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Systematic Review Bootcamp

Learn how to write a systematic review from beginning to end.

Graduate students & Faculty you’re invited to this free 8-session workshop series. It will teach you everything you need to know to write a high-quality, publishable systematic review by the end of the summer.

Sessions will be from 9:00 AM – Noon (1/2 instruction, and 1/2 hands-on application).

May 15: Getting started with your systematic review
May 22: Developing a search strategy (Part 1)
May 29: Developing a search strategy (Part 2)
June 5: Unstructured*
June 12: Article screening and grey literature
June 26: Unstructured*
July 17: Critical appraisals and their tools
July 31: Data extraction and synthesis

*Unstructured sessions will allow for additional in-person guidance and/or time to expand on any topics of interest.

If there is a session that you are unable to attend, we will record our lectures and make them available on D2L. Classes will not be live-streamed.

Please Register: Eventbrite √
(Course offer is based on a minimum number of registrants.)

GEAR – Free workshops for graduate students

All graduate students are welcome to attend GEAR [Graduate Essentials for Academic Research] a series of free workshops hosted by UNB Libraries. Sessions will take place in the Learning Lab (Room #112), in the Harriet Irving Library.

Date Time Session
January 28 10:00am – 11:30am Zotero
February 7 10:00am – 11:30am Mendeley
February 28 10:00am – 11:30am Image Use and Copyright
March 14 10:00am – 11:30am Theses and Dissertation
March 21 10:00am – 11:30am Market Research

 

Zotero: An intro to Zotero, which is a free, easy-to-use citation management tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research.
Instructor: Richelle Witherspoon

Mendeley: Learn how to optimize Mendeley for your research projects. By the end of this session, you will be able to create your first bibliography, network with colleagues and peers, and discover new research in your field! You’re encouraged to bring your own laptop.
Please RSVP
Instructor: Tatiana Zaraiskaya

Image Use and Copyright: Images are playing an increasingly prevalent role in every facet of our digital expression. This session will explore the effectiveness, sourcing and evaluation of images for personal and professional use. In celebration of Fair Dealing Week in Canada, we will practice the skills presented in the session for a few rousing rounds of the Canadian Copyright Card Game!
Please RSVP
Instructors: Josh Dickison, Marc Bragdon, and Kim Vose Jones

Theses and Dissertation: A primer on how you can make your life easier by utilizing thesis/dissertation templates provided by UNB Libraries and the School of Graduate Studies.
Please RSVP
Instructors: Mike Nason and Rob Glencross

Market Research: Discover UNB Libraries market research databases. Learn how they can help validate a business idea, lead you to competitors, provide information on emerging technologies, and more.
Please RSVP
Instructor: Sally Armstrong

 

Imposter Syndrome Party – Jan. 26th

Graduate students and post-doctoral fellows are welcome to the I.U.C. Building Atrium outside the Science & Forestry Library for an opportunity to get to know other graduate students in an inclusive and positive environment. Discover each other’s strong points and give encouragement!

Tea and coffee will be provided.

Thursday, January 26th
6:00pm – 8:00pm
IUC Building, Science Concourse

HIL Cafe hours extended during exam period

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Need more COFFEE???

The Commons Café in the HIL will be open for extended hours during the exam period:

Wednesday, Dec 7th (7:30am-10pm)

Thursday, Dec 8th (7:30 am-10pm)

Friday, Dec 9th (7:30am-9pm)

Saturday, Dec 10th (10am-9pm)

Sunday, Dec 11th (10am-10pm)


Monday, Dec 12th (7:30am-10pm)

Tuesday, Dec 13th (7:30am-10pm)

Wednesday, Dec 14th (7:30am-10pm)

Thursday, Dec 15th (7:30am-10pm)

Friday, Dec 16th (7:30am-9pm)

Saturday, Dec 17th (10am-6:30pm)


Remember that it’s QUIET STUDY TIME at UNB Libraries!

Extra hours, extra quiet, extra writing help at the HIL

Need to research, write, or study this weekend? The HIL might be just the place for you.

Extra Hours:

Friday, December 2nd: 7:30am – Midnight
Saturday, December 3rd: 7:30am – Midnight
Sunday, December 4th: 10am – Midnight

Extra Quiet:

Shhhhhh…it’s QUIET STUDY TIME everywhere in the library!

Extra Writing Help:

UNBF’s Writing Centre will be offering additional drop-in hours at the HIL (Room 116):
Saturday, December 3rd (6-10pm)
Sunday, December 4th (6-10pm)