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About

Washington University Libraries are holding the second annual conference for advanced WU graduate students in the Humanities. Participants will explore tools and strategies helpful in various research scenarios, especially those at the dissertation stage. WU faculty will also share their experiences and advice.

The two day program is on Tuesday, August 18th 8:30a.m.-4p.m., and Wednesday, August 19th 9a.m.-3p.m. A continental breakfast and lunch are provided on Tuesday. A reception will follow the Wednesday program.

Attendees are asked to bring their preferred mobile devices.  Technology gift cards will be distrubted at the conference to help with any  possible, future tech app purchases.  Note, during the conference, no purchases are necessary to experiment with the featured apps.

Tuesday, August 18th 8:30am-4pm

8:30 a.m.  Registration/Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:00 a.m. Introductions

10:15-11:45 a.m. Going from ABD to PhD: Writing and Finishing the Diss

12:00 p.m. Catered Lunch

1:30 p.m. Tech Sessions: Three tech sessions will run concurrently on both days.

o  Option 1 : Citation/Reference Managers: Zotero & Mendeley

o  Option 2 : Online Notebooks: Evernote & OneNote

o  Option 3 : Writing software: Scrivener

2:30 p.m.  Break

2:45 -4:00 p.m. Tips and Tricks for Getting Published and Funded 

4:00 p.m. End

Wednesday, August 19th 9am-3pm

9:00-10:30 a.m.  Ready-Set-Go--and Research

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. Tech Sessions: Three tech sessions will run concurrently on both days.

o   Option 1 : Citation/Reference Managers: Zotero & Mendeley

o   Option 2 : Online Notebooks: Evernote & OneNote

o   Option 3 : Writing software: Scrivener

12:00 p.m. Lunch on own

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Don't Lose Your Sh*t: Apps and Managing Your Research Data

2:30: Reception

 There is a limit of 18 participants

Contact

Brian Vetruba
Germanic Languages and Literatures, Comparative Literature, and European Studies Librarian
(314) 935-4824 bvetruba@wustl.edu

libguides.wustl.edu/goodcompany2

Schedule

August 18, 2015 — 8:30 am to
August 19, 2015 — 3:00 pm

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Venue

Olin Library, Ginkgo Room