Savvy Researcher makes research easier!

Tisch announces its newly expanded workshop series, The Savvy Researcher, open to anyone. Topics range from documenting sources in your thesis to copyright in the Internet age to effective use of Google Scholar to choosing the right citation tool to finding and managing data and much more!

Registration: tinyurl.com/tischworkshops
Class details:www.library.tufts.edu/tisch/ra/class_descriptions.htm

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Thesis research got you down?

Jumpstart it with Research for Success: Using the Library for Thesis and Capstone Projects (EXP 19). This class introduces you to major research tools and techniques at an intermediate-to-advanced level, specific to your subject area. This 1/2-credit evening class runs for 8 weeks, beginning Wednesday, Sept 11, 5-7:30pm.

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Database Multisearch Being Retired: Friday, June 28, 2013

On Friday, June 28, Database Multisearch will no longer be available. Later this summer the Tufts Libraries will introduce a new service that will permit searching and retrieval of multiple resources in a more streamlined and sophisticated manner.
Until the new service is available, please continue to consult with us, as well as the Database Finder, to identify appropriate resources.

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Tisch Graduate Research Fellowships Awarded

Caitlin Costello, MA candidate in Art History, will be a fellow at Tisch Library this summer as she re-stages, through animation, a 17th Century painting, “The Carousel at Palazzo Barberini in Honor of Christina of Sweden.”

Molly Hildebrand, PhD candidate in English, will study early 20th Century American women writers’ use of tropes from the visual arts to challenge predominant ideas of race, class, and gender.

Image from telegraph.co.uk

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Looking for Something to Read?

Visit the Tisch Library’s leisure reading blog, What Sophia Recommends. Sophia is our lovely bronze mascot, who sits on a bench across from the New Books Shelf, always with a book on her lap. She serves as a reminder that even during these busy days it is important (and enjoyable) to read for fun. Check out her blog where you’ll find suggested titles with reviews of books found right here at Tisch Library.

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