Interactive workshops to guide you through the research and writing process.

Cornerstone Research Workshops

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    Getting Started with Research at UCLA

    Looking to get involved with research at UCLA? In this workshop, you'll meet five UCLA Undergraduate students as they explain their unique research journeys. Anyone can do research, and this workshop connects you with resources and opportunities to help you get started today!

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    Finding Sources with the UCLA Library

    Navigate your research with ease and pick out the best sources for your project! In this module, you'll explore the library research guides, learn strategies for finding the information you need, and find out about research consultations.

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    Developing your Long Term Research Plan

    In this activity, you will be asked to think about your research topic or question and come up with a few concrete project goals. Then, you will learn more about the research process, what challenges and successes are to come, and several strategies to tackle your tasks!

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    Collecting and Citing Sources

    Keeping track of all your sources can be frustrating and overwhelming—but with a little bit of organization, managing sources can be a breeze! In this activity, you will learn how to auto-generate your bibliography in virtually any citation style, keep track of your sources, and more! This workshop will show you how Zotero can help save and organize your research sources.

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    Avoiding Plagiarism and Citing Sources

    Avoiding plagiarism can be more tricky than it seems at first glance. Complete this activity to learn strategies for avoiding plagiarism.

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    Writing a Literature Review

    Writing a literature review can seem like a daunting task. Complete this activity to learn strategies for writing a literature review!

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    Developing Research Questions and Creating Keywords

    In these activities, you will learn strategies for generating research questions and turning those questions into keywords. Coming up with keywords will help you craft more effective searches!

Entering Research Workshops