Fall 2019 Writing Support Demonstrations

Geared toward PhD Students, Early Scholars and Novice Researchers

The Louisiana State University Writing Project (LSU WP) promotes the exploration of writing, writing research, and how to share writing best practice among educators (established 1985). The goal of the Louisiana State University Writing Project is to improve the teaching of writing and ultimately, help Louisiana students become accomplished writers and learners. Through professional development and outreach, the project serves a ten parish network of districts and schools in the southern part of the state.

Demonstration #1: Searching Databases for Literature Reviews
Saturday, September 7, 2019
1:00PM - 2:30PM
225 Peabody Hall

  • awareness of database searching skills
  • using citation index databases
  • databases resources awareness
  • the process

Demonstration #2: Organizing Citations & Articles Utilizing Citation Management Software
Saturday, September 28, 2019
9:30AM - 11:00AM
225 Peabody Hall

  • Mendeley demonstration: citation management basics and caveats

Demonstration #3: Exploring Impact Factors and Rankings for Journals-Publishing Houses-Books
Saturday, November 16, 2019
9:30AM - 11:00AM
225 Peabody Hall

  • Open Access discussion/demonstration
  • demonstration
  • introduction to Scimago and Cabell's journal rankings
  • identifying quality sources of articles and targeting journals
  • book rankings