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Getting Started on your Thesis or Dissertation Online

This workshop offers helpful guidance for getting started on large or long-term research writing projects, such as senior honors and Master’s theses, graduate-level term papers, and dissertations. Topics covered will include establishing your research focus and your keywords in the critical conversation; finding subject-specific databases; narrowing and mapping your argument; and keeping your notes and resources organized with citation managers.

Co-taught by the Brandeis Library and Writing Center

Best for: early stage PhD students, Masters students, and undergraduate seniors working on a thesis


Tuesday, February 8, 2022
1:00pm - 1:50pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
  Library Research Skills     Writing Center  
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Event Organizer

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Zoe Weinstein

Humanities Librarian


Schedule an in-person appointment or an online appointment


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Paige Eggebrecht

Lecturer in University Writing, Faculty Advisor to the Writing Center



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