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This guide supports the research session that is part of the Newark Graduate Writing Workshops


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Dear Graduate Student:


Welcome to the Dana Library and to the Rutgers University Libraries, your window on the world of scholarship.  This website has been built to complement the research workshop given as part of the Graduate Writing Workshops here on the Newark Campus. 


Roberta Tipton

Reference Librarian

Workshop Mission and Objectives

Workshop Mission


The graduate writing/research workshops are designed to help you, the graduate student, develop your writing and research skills at Rutgers so that you will be an efficient and productive writer/researcher on the graduate level.  The Dana Library research segment aims specifically to introduce you to the many materials and services available to you as well as offering tips about the research process to save you time and effort as you pursue your graduate degree.



Learning Goals for This Session


  1. Find resources you need on the Rutgers University Libraries' site;

  2. Find your personal librarian;

  3. Use delivery options to obtain materials you need;

  4. Find time-saving options for documentation and producing bibliographies (RefWorks and bibliographic outputs from databases).

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