Graduate Student Research Institute

The following is a description of the 2017 Graduate Student Research Institute, sponsored by UW Libraries and UW Graduate School Core Programs.

Are you a graduate student or research assistant looking to boost your research skills?
Are you new to conducting graduate research?
Did you just receive a research assistantship?
Do you want to improve your research productivity?
Are you juggling between demands in and out of graduate school?


    This free and asynchronous online workshop offered by the UW Libraries can help you to build skills and community, reflect on your process, and increase your confidence in gathering information through a wide range of resources, including scholarly databases, Google Scholar, journal notifications, and citation managers. You will connect with other new and continuing graduate students who are conducting research, meet librarians in your subject area, and gain tools for success in communicating with faculty mentors, utilizing campus resources, and managing your research.


    Duration: This workshop was previously offered between the following dates: August 21-25, 2017 & September 11-15, 2017.

    Time Commitment: This workshop was offered in Canvas (UW’s learning management system) over 5 days with no fixed participation times. Each day corresponds with one online learning program and community discussion which will take you approximately 1 hour a day or less!

    How to join: Registration now closed.


    If you have any questions or would like more information, contact