Mason Graduate Students! Plan to attend Graduate Research Connections (GRADReCon) at Fenwick Library on Friday, February 19, 2016, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM. FREE research and productivity sessions will be offered by a variety of experts! Topics include managing data, finding funding, getting published, keeping current with the literature in your field, Zotero, GIS, and MORE! Light refreshments will also be available in the GRADReCon Lounge in Fenwick Library, Room 1009. Check below for the GRADReCon schedule of sessions, times, and locations. Join us on Friday, February 19th - discover what you need to succeed!


GRADReCon is a joint project of University Libraries, Graduate Student Life, and Learning Services.


LOCATION: Fenwick Library, Room 1009


9:00AM - 5:00PM: GRADReCon Lounge - Mingle and network with other graduate student attendees over light refreshments!



LOCATION: Fenwick Library, Instruction Room 1014A


9:00AM - 11:00AM: Zotero / Presenter: Chris Magee


2:00PM - 3:00PM: REGISTER. Data Management Basics / Presenter: Wendy Mann


3:00PM - 4:00PM: Summarizing & Displaying Data in Excel / Presenter: Debby Kermer



LOCATION: Fenwick Library, Instruction Room 1014B


9:30AM - 12:00PM: Show Me the Money: Finding Research Funding / Presenters: Dr. Kay Ágoston & Kathleen Bell


1:00PM  - 2:00PM: Avoid Paywalls! Keeping Up with Literature in Your Field / Presenter: Michelle Polchow


2:00PM - 2:30PM: Exploring Open Access Publishing / Presenter: Claudia Holland


2:30PM - 3:00PM: MARS: Distributing and Preserving Your Work / Presenter: Jeri Wieringa


3:00PM - 4:00PM: ABCs of Publishing / Presenter: John Warren


4:00PM - 5:00PM: Motivation & Goal Setting / Presenter: Vicki Dominick



LOCATION: Fenwick Library, Room 2608


11:00AM - 1:00PM: REGISTER. Introductory GIS Workshop / Presenter: Joy Suh



LOCATION: Fenwick Library Lobby


11:00AM - 12:00PM: New Fenwick Library Tour / Presenter: Chris Magee


3:00PM - 4:00PM: New Fenwick Library Tour / Presenter: Chris Magee



GRADReCon Link on Library Workshop Calendar:



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