Graduate Students: Steer Your Research in the Right Direction This Summer With Virtual Workshops

This summer, the Eugene McDermott Library and the Office of Graduate Education are presenting a wide range of virtual workshops using the platform Zoom to help UT Dallas graduate students get their summer off to the right start. Learn more below about that workshop as well as a number of other forums graduate students may register to attend remotely this summer.


All About H-Indexes
The McDermott Library and the Office of Graduate Education will introduce you to the H-index, a powerful metric for assessing academic impact.

Virtual Workshop Session:
Thursday, June 18
4 to 5 p.m.


What Is a DOI Anyway?
McDermott librarians and the Office of Graduate Education will delve into the mysterious world of DOIs. Where do they come from? What do they mean? How can they make your life easier?

Virtual Workshop Session:
Tuesday, June 30
11 a.m. to noon


Automate Your Searches: How to Make EBSCO and Scopus Work for You
This workshop will show you ways you can make the database subscriptions of the library work. Instead of scrambling for sources, new articles and studies can come to you! Sound too good to be true? Join us and see for yourself.

Virtual Workshop Session
Thursday, July 16
3 to 4 p.m.


Strategies for Managing Long-Term Research Assignments
This virtual workshop will teach you about longer-term research. How do you stay on track when your paper or article develops over the course of semesters rather than days? We have some tips to help!

Virtual Workshop Session:
Wednesday, July 29
11 a.m. to noon


While these summer Graduate workshop sessions will be held using Zoom, a Zoom account isn’t required to participate but you must be a currently enrolled UT Dallas student. To register for one of the library‚Äôs virtual online workshops or if you have any questions, please email

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