Graduate Newsletter issue 20

Issue 20                     October 22, 2014
GradNews 

The e-newsletter for graduate students at The American University in Cairo 


 

LEARN MORE ABOUT IRB Check the October 18 recorded session Institutional Review Board   LEARN MORE ABOUT R WORKSHOP  check the October 18 presentation slides Computing Statistical Package

FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

HURRY
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FINDiNG AND MANAGING CITATIONS

LIBRARY RESEARCH GUIDANCE 
WORKSHOPS

 

http:grads.aucegypt.edu

 

 

 

 

 

EVALUATING INFORMATION

 

 

FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS 
IN ALL 
DISCIPLINES

OFFERED BY THE LIBRARY

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Quick Links               

Graduate Studies

Research and Conference Grants

Thesis preparation Guidelines

Important Dates and Schedules

Academic Integrity  

Student Code of Conduct

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To Sign-up for Workshops  

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Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Fellowship

 

The Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership Fellowship program 

is now accepting applications for Spring 2015.

 

Deadline: November 16, 2014

 

 

 

LIBRARY RESEARCH GUIDANCE WORKSHOPS 

From October 26 to November 10

Sign-up:  http:grads.aucegypt.edu

 

 


1- Finding and Managing Citations: Web of Science and Zotero

Open to all AUC graduate students, of all areas of study.

Looking for articles for your research (in any discipline)? 

Having trouble keeping track of the articles you've found? 

Come to this session to find articles with the interdisciplinary citation database Web of Science. 

Organize your sources and build a bibliography with the citation management system Zotero. 

Bring your own laptops 

  • Sunday, October 26 - 4:30- 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 29 - 3:30 - 5:00 pm 
  • Monday, November 3 - 5:00 - 6:30 pm

2- Library Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Looking for articles in the Social Sciences and Humanities? 

Learn to search three databases: 

SocIndex, Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies, and JSTOR. 

  • Sunday, November 2, 4:30 - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 5, 4:00 - 5:30 pm           

3- Library Research in the Sciences and Engineering

Looking for articles in the Sciences and Engineering? 
Learn to search two databases: 

Applied Science and Technology Source, and Engineering Village.

  • Wednesday, October 29, 5:00 - 6:30 pm
  • Sunday, November 9, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

4- Evaluating Information:

Learn how to evaluate the content of research resources. 
Identify primary and secondary sources, find out what the peer review process means, discuss qualitative and quantitative research and more

  • Wednesday, November 5, 5:30 - 6:30 pm
  • Monday, November 10, 5:00 - 6:00 pm
 

 

 

 All Library workshops will be held in room P016

(UACT corridor) Choose from any of these four repeated sessions  

 

Sign up http://grads.aucegypt.edu/
 

 

Check the Academic Support  Online Library  for Graduate Students     The Research Proposals, Literature Reviews, and Abstracts session          

 

 

 

Survey Design and Analysis workshop 


for Humanities and Social Sciences

 

Tuesday, November 4 

2:30 - 4:30 pm 

SRC seminar room P 005, Research Centers Building 

close to AUC Portal and Gate 1 

  Sign up at htt://grads.aucegypt.edu

 

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