Overcoming Research Anxiety: A Mindful Approach to Literature Review Searching

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018
When: 11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: DML 241 - USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study

    Presented by Kevin Klipfel, Instructional Design & Assessment Librarian, and Elizabeth Galoozis, Head of Information Literacy

     

    Conducting literature reviews, especially at an advanced level, can often be a source of academic anxiety. In this workshop, we’ll examine several strategies to help you develop confidence in your literature review searching. The workshop will discuss psychological strategies for approaching literature reviews, such as adopting a process-oriented “growth” mindset toward research, as well as several practical search techniques that will help you feel confident both getting started with your research and knowing when your literature review is complete. Though this workshop is intended for graduate students, all are welcome.

     

    Coffee and pastries will be provided  to all workshop attendees.