Work Smarter not Harder

Stephanie McEvoy is the library’s graduate intern this semester.  She is exploring academic librarianship while she completes her Master’s in Library Science degree from Queens College.  She will be writing occasional columns about her discoveries and experiences at Stony Brook University Libraries.

Don’t try to reinvent the wheel. Students have been doing research at SBU since 1957 and the library has been an integral part of the scholarship that has originated here. Seek assistance to ensure your own success. There is a wealth of resources at your fingertips, you don’t even have to leave your room.

On the library workshops page you can sign up for research and citation workshops and explore online resources and tutorials. You will discover information specific to graduate students, health sciences students and students of the School of Professional Development.  View previously recorded workshops, brush up on citations formats and learn about citation management software like Endnote and Zotero.

You have nothing to lose and everything to gain by perusing the library workshops page. Volumes of information can be found there to make you next research assignment easier. Use your time wisely and invest some time in becoming familiar with the resources that are at your fingertips. Don’t delay, make some time to take a look today!

Darren Chase
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