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Library Events

Internet Expertise for Researchers

Tuesday, Oct 19 5:30pm - 6:30pm. This session will focus on how to find useful, quality information for academic or scholarly research, using Google and Google Scholar. Topics covered include grey literature, search strategies, and tips on how to evaluate search results. Click image for registration information.

Show Me the Numbers: Stats and Data Discovery Tools to Support your Research

Thursday, Oct 21 5:30pm - 6:30pm. This session will focus on key concepts and challenges in finding data and statistics for your research as well as several useful places and strategies to explore, particularly for survey data from Statistics Canada. Click image for registration information. 

Scholarly Journal Quality and Open Access

Tuesday, Oct 26 5:30pm - 6:30pm. Can you identify the quality of a scholarly journal? This is a key skill for researchers and authors. Topics covered include various impact measures in use and strategies to identify the “best” articles in a subject area, as well as the benefits of open access and how to avoid predatory journals. Click image for registration information. 

Copyright and You: What You Need to Know

Thursday, Oct 28 5:30pm - 6:30pm. How does copyright relate to your thesis/dissertation? Quite a lot, actually! Save yourself a headache later on by tuning in to learn about licenses, Creative Commons, using images, and what you need to know before you submit. Click image for registration information. 

Library Information

Library Hours

Fall Term

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 11:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 7:00pm

Sunday: 12:00pm - 11:00pm

 

Research Help Hours (in Library)

Monday - Friday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Research Help Hours (Virtual)

Monday – Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm        

Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm                

Saturday –  Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Connect with us via:

Research Help Chat + Screenshare

Email: research@smu.ca 

Phone: 902-420-5544

Text: 902-702-3057

Make an appointment: contact us using any of the above methods to set up an appointment.

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