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Workshops: 2. Understanding & Evaluating Scholarly & Non-Scholarly Literature

Upcoming Schedule

Schedule for Workshop 2: Scholarly & Non-Scholarly Sources (click 'Register' link below to sign up; login details sent the day before and day of the session): all Workshops are 7 to 8 pm (US EST)


Workshop Description

Research Workshop 2 focuses on dissecting and discussing publications; especially peer-reviewed journal articles and primary and secondary sources. 

Learning Objectives: in this workshop you will learn how to...

  • describe and navigate common structures within scholarly publications
  • describe the peer-review process and what it is for
  • use the library to locate a wide variety of publication types
  • distinguish between primary, secondary and tertiary sources of information
  • provide some evaluative context to information sources by looking at some specific factors of those sources