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EIU's Booth Library to offer graduate-level research workshops


News Release Courtesy of EIU's Booth Library

(Charleston, IL) -- Eastern Illinois University graduate students who need tips for conducting research are encouraged to participate in free virtual workshops presented by Booth Library.

No registration is required. Detailed information is available at

Graduate Thesis Research Webinar 1: Researching the Literature: March 8, 2022, 2 p.m., on Zoom

Topics that will be covered include:
- What are your online research destinations?
- How do you know when you have enough?
- Identify key journals and key databases.
- Understand controlled vocabularies and how they can benefit your research.
- Learn about open access, open research, and alternative sources for research.

Graduate Thesis Research Webinar 2: Citation Management Software: March 9, 2022, 2 p.m., on Zoom

Topics that will be covered include:

- Save your sources to one convenient location and access via the cloud.
- Create formatted citations and your reference section in seconds (really!).
- Understand the software options and features.
- Export citation information using library databases.

Graduate Thesis Research Webinar 3: Presenting and Submitting your Thesis: March 10, 2022, 2 p.m., on Zoom

Topics that will be covered include:
- How to submit your thesis online via The Keep
- What happens to your thesis to achieve certification by the Graduate School
- How to order personal or departmental print copies of your thesis

For more information contact Steve Brantley, head of Research, Engagement and Scholarship, at (217) 581-7542 or

For more information about EIU, or to learn more about its various programs and services, visit the EIU website at, or call EIU’s public information office at (217) 581-7400.



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