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Workshop: Writing and Research, from Start to Finish

Writing and Research, from Start to Finish: A Series of Workshops for the Undergraduate Writer

Sponsored by the Harvard College Writing Program

and the Harvard College Library

Getting Started: Locating and Evaluating Sources for Research Papers  

Thursday, April 5

3:00-4:30 pm in the Lamont Forum Room, third floor, Lamont Library

 An overview of the research landscape in the Harvard College Libraries.  Find out about essential and efficient strategies for starting out on a research paper, including how to use the Harvard College Library’s vast online resources to locate credible sources and how to evaluate the sources you find.

 Research Clinics: Hands-on Sessions for Students Writing Research Papers

Monday, April 9

3:00-4:30 pm in Room B-30, Lamont Library

 AND

 Tuesday, April 10

3:00-4:30 pm in Room B-30, Lamont Library

Meet with Reference Librarians from Widener, Lamont and Cabot Libraries and representatives from the Writing Program for research tips and suggestions about finding sources for the research papers you are writing this spring.  The Research Clinic is designed as an interactive session; please bring your laptop with you, as well as the assignments for any research papers you are working on.

 From Research to Paper: Using Your Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism

Thursday, April 19

4:00-5:30 pm in the Lamont Forum Room, third floor, Lamont Library

Learn about how to integrate source material into your own paper and how to approach the research and writing process to avoid plagiarism. You’ll hear tips on how to determine the role each source may play in your argument, and how to summarize, paraphrase, and quote effectively.

Register for each workshop separately by sending your name, email address, and title of workshop that you wish to attend to expos@fas.harvard.edu. Use “Writing Workshop” in your subject line.