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PE Distinguished Seminar: Start Your Research Right: Conducting Literature Reviews and Organizing Your Research
February 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Brianna Buljung and Chris Thiry
Whether you are writing your dissertation or publishing an article, the literature review section can be daunting. Additionally, after you’ve found the information, keeping track of it can become a full time job. In this session, Mines Librarians – Brianna Buljung and Chris Thiry, will provide you with strategies for conducting effective literature reviews and tips for keeping your research organized. We will help you to consider the types of information needed, where to find it, and explore the types of tools used to organize research. You will also have the opportunity to practice using these tools and strategies, so please bring a laptop or personal device.
Brianna is the Teaching and Learning Librarian at the Colorado School of Mines. She collaborates with faculty to design and implement information literacy throughout the curriculum. She enjoys working with students to conduct research across the breadth of STEM topics. Prior to her work at the School of Mines, she was the Engineering and Computer Science librarian at the United States Naval Academy and a contract Reference librarian at the National Defense University. She earned her MLIS from t he University of Denver in 2011.
Chris is the Map & GIS Librarian at the Colorado School of Mines. He has extensive experience in teaching information skills to a wide variety of audiences, from grade school students to grad students. He has been at Mines for over 23 years and previously worked at the New York Public Library. He holds a BA in history, and an MILS from the University of Michigan.