ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for January 16-24, 2019.
We are reviewing applications and sending responses on a rolling basis. (Please note that no notifications will be sent during the library's winter closure from December 22 to January 1.)
If you have any questions about the application form or the program, please contact Odile at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unabridged and Unabridged-sponsored events, 2018-2019:
Know Your Field - fall 2018
Unabridged: A Master Class in Library Research - January 16-24, 2019
Offered as part of January @ GSAS, co-sponsored by Services for Academic Programs and Harvard Kennedy School Library and Knowledge Services
Main program: January 16-17 (Wed-Thurs) and January 22-24 (Tues-Thurs), 1:00-4:30 pm
Bonus session: January 18th (Friday), choice of 10:00 am-12:00 pm or 2:00-4:00 pm
See Program Overview for detailed schedule.
Location: Harvard Kennedy School.
Limited to 40 participants, application required
A Harvard Collections Showcase - Thursday, January 31st, 2019, 1:00-3:00 pm
Sponsored by Unabridged
Location: Widener Library
Open to all Harvard affiliates, no RSVP required
Copyright and Fair Use: Your Scholarly Rights - Friday, February 22nd, 2019, 10:00-11:30 am
Interactive workshop sponsored by Unabridged
Location: Harvard Hall 202
Open to up to 60 participants, RSVP requested
Unabridged, now in its 5th year, is a library master class for GSAS and DCE graduate students that offers participants a chance to explore the full research lifecycle and set themselves up for a lifelong scholarly practice--making them more effective, resourceful, and creative researchers.
Through hands-on activities, participants will learn how to:
Navigate complex research environments
Organize their research in intellectually productive ways
Incorporate a wide variety of evidence into their research
Optimize their search strategies
Manage their scholarly persona and negotiate with publishers
If you're interested in honing your research skills on your own, you can:
Schedule a one-on-one consultation with a librarian
Visit the Bureau of Study Counsel
Explore research management tools such as Zotero and Endnote