Event: GRADReCon ­- Graduate Research Connections
Location: Fenwick Library
Date: Friday, October 26, 2018
Time: 9:30am ­- 5:00pm

Build your productivity, research, and writing skills at GRADReCon! A smorgasbord of workshops on topics essential to your success at Mason, GRADReCon is a partnership of Graduate Student Life, University Libraries and other key University programs and services for Grad Students. Join us. Learn, share and meet old and new colleagues at GRADReCon 2018. Bring a laptop - bring a friend!

GRADReCon Session Highlights

Luncheon Plenary Session - Great Expectations: Faculty-Graduate Student Research Relationships<>
Location: Fenwick Library, Main Reading Room (2001)
Date: Friday, October 26, 2018
Time: Noon - 1:30pm
Panels Speakers
•         Ali Weinstein, Associate Professor, Global & Community Health; Director, Center for Study of Chronic Illness & Disability<>
•         Marvin Powell, Assistant Professor, College of Education & Human Development<>
•         Austin Deray, Ph.D. Student, Cultural Studies<>
Lunch and refreshments are generously sponsored by SAGE Publications.
Registration for the Luncheon Plenary Session is strongly encouraged. LIMITED SEATING. REGISTER HERE<>
***RAFFLE PRIZE*** Graduate Student Study Carrel @ Fenwick Library for Spring 2019 ; FREE T-Shirts, too!

Featured Session: SAGE Research Methods<>
Location: Fenwick Library, Instruction Room 1014B
Date: Friday, October 26, 2018
Time: 10:30am - Noon
Session Presenter: Rhonda Contreras, Library Relations Manager, SAGE Publications
SAGE Research Methods<> is an online collection of books and other full-text materials that provide authoritative information and multimedia on how to perform hundreds of research methods. The how-tos for carrying out every step of your research project are here!
By the end of the session, students will:

  *   Understand how to Effectively Search across content types and disciplines to identify the best materials to support their project
  *   Understand how to use the Methods Map to help find the best methods for their research
  *   Understand how to create Reading Lists of curated content to save and share
  *   Understand how to create Custom Video Clips to save and share
  *   Understand how the Project Planner and Which Stats Test provide guidance and support as students plan and conduct research

Coffee & Conversation with Your Research & Resources Experts<>
Location: Fenwick Library, Main Reading Room (2001)
Date: Friday, October 26, 2018
Time: 9:30am -­ 10:30am
Meet with your research & resources experts at Mason Libraries and have some tasty breakfast treats!
Refreshments are generously sponsored by Graduate Student Life.

George D. Oberle III Ph.D.
History Librarian University Libraries
Arts & Humanities Team and
Affiliate Faculty Department of History and Art History
Fenwick Library rm. 2211
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
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