Educational Programs

The Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library (HSL) offers a variety of annual programs, educational workshops, seminars and classes.  Please see below for more information and check our upcoming events page for date and time details!

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Two photos of instructional programs taking place at the Health Sciences Library

Annual Programs

The Write Stuff is a series of programs for students working on their theses, capstones, and dissertations. Write Start(fall semester) leads students to the “write” resources for proper planning, searching the literature, writing a research question and IRB protocol, and crafting a literature review. Write Now (spring semester) guides students to the finish line of their project by focusing on writing, editing, crafting, presenting, and publishing.

Information Highway is a week-long interactive online game that prepares first-year students for summer research and practicum experiences. Each day students learn necessary research skills, including constructing a research questions, conducting a literature review, navigating library resources, citation management, and utilizing library services.

Nibble on Knowledge is a collection of curated events that encourage patrons to “nibble” on knowledge (and snacks!) while engaging in a dynamic discussion with guest speakers and the community. Past themes have included nutrition and forced migration + health outcomes.

Educational Workshops and Seminars

The HSL holds workshops and seminars on many topics throughout the year.

Interested in learning more about systematic reviews or self-editing techniques? Wondering how to improve your h-index or survive the scientific research process? We can guide you!

You will find links to more information about upcoming interactive online classes, workshops, seminars and activities on our Events page. Participation is provided at no cost; however, registration is required.

REMINDER:  Please check back regularly as new dates and offerings will be added. We look forward to “seeing” you online!