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Eiche Library to present research series

Monday, March 17, 2014 - 446 hits

The Robert E. Eiche Library at Penn State Altoona will present a Libraries Research Series on Tuesday afternoons March 18 through April 8, 2014. The series will take place from 12:15 - 1:05 p.m. in room 134 of the Hawthorn Building.

On Tuesday, March 18, Douglas Page, instructor in history, will present "What is Research? Why Do I Have to Do It?," discussing with students what "research" really means, and why it is important.

On March 25, Margaret Benson, assistant professor of human development and family studies, and Sandra Petrulionis, distinguished professor of English and American studies, will present "What is APA and MLA?," discussing these two styles of citation and why they are important to the research enterprise.

On April 1, Jeff Knapp, feference and instruction librarian, will present "The Steps to Writing a Great Research Paper," offering a step-by-step framework by which students can write a great research paper.

On April 8, Bonnie Imler, library director, will present "Two Words that Begin With 'Par': Paraphrasing and Parenthetical," discussing with students the importance of citing ideas when paraphrasing, and how to prepare parenthetical citations.

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